Lappeenranta Church

Lappeenranta, Finland

The Lutheran church of Lappeenranta was completed in 1924. The building started in 1912 and it was originally mentioned to be an Orthodox military church of Russian garrison in Lappeenranta.

The construction was interrupted quite soon by World War I. After the independence declaration the church was moved as the property of Finland government. The parish of Lappeenranta decided to complete it as the Lutheran church. The modification was designed by Ilmari Launis.

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Founded: 1912-1924
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)

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