The church of Kotka was designed by architect Josef Stenbäck and completed in 1898. The red-brick church was built in the Neo-Gothic style. The altarpiece was painted by famous painter Pekka Halonen.

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Kirkkokatu 26, Kotka, Finland
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Founded: 1897-1898
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)

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www.kymi.fi
www.muuka.com

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Aija Saikkonen (15 months ago)
Ann-Mari Grims (2 years ago)
Kaunein kirkko missä oppaanakin ollut ja valokuvannut. Tumma ja runsaasti valaisevat ikkunat, kauniiden yksityiskohtien täydentävää uusgoottilaista tyyliä. Kynttelikkökin erottuu edukseen ympäristön ollessa muutakin kuin lakanan valkoista. Piha alue ja taide teokset tontilla korostaa rakennuksen asemaa keskipisteenä ja ylistää ulkonäköään. Tutustumisen arvoinen, et pety
Marina Palander (2 years ago)
Joululauluja laulamassa. Tunnelma hyvä. Upea kuusi.
Yasnita Martha (2 years ago)
Kaalhk Jan KS keen jacks land amen ma'am ma'am min
MarciaDelores V (2 years ago)
Kirkontorni on minusta Kotkan kaupungin keskustan maamerkki, jonka avulla on helppo suunnistaa kompaktin kokoisessa keskustassa. Mielestäni erittäin kaunis kirkko. Valitettavasti en ole vielä päässyt vierailemaan sisätiloissa, mutta ehkä seuraavalla kerralla... Kotkassa on paljon ihania puistoja ja kun menet siihen yhteen tiettyyn puistoon jonka nimi saattaa olla Palotorninmäki tms, jossa on siis se ilmatorjuntatykki. On aika huikea näky kun katsot tietystä perspektiivistä siten, että kirkontorni näkyy kukkulan yläpuolelta, ja tykki sojottaa sitä kohden tai sen vieressä, ja jos taivas on vielä auringonlaskun punainen, on se näky on vaan huikea, tosi dramaattinen ⛪
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