The Church of Peter and Paul

Hamina, Finland

The Orthodox church of Hamina (The Church of Peter and Paul) was erected in 1832-37 on the place of burned Lutheran church. It was designed by Frenchman Louis Visconti whose most famous work is the tomb of Napoleon in Hôtel des Invalides.

The round-domed church was built in the Neoclassicism style with Byzantine features. There is a holy icon with St.Peter and Paul which was transferred to Hamina from Vyborg in 1742.

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Kasarminkatu 2, Hamina, Finland
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Founded: 1832-1837
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)

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Daria Zaitceva (2 years ago)
Jonas Falck Weber (3 years ago)
Very beautiful old church, especially the paintings and pictographs inside is worth a view.
Erik Klap (3 years ago)
Beautiful church
Val Tar (4 years ago)
Изумительная цветовая гамма
Al Oha (4 years ago)
Колокольня при храме святых Апостолов Петра и Павла. Действующая православная церковь, константинопольский патриархат. Находится под охраной музейного ведомства Финляндии.
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