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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Matti Kuronen (15 months ago)
Belonging is a problem of duration. Originally built as an Orthodox church, the space has been broken up by the congregation hall and kitchen facilities on the lower floor. The lost acoustics of nature cannot be repaired by technology.
Sari (16 months ago)
The church was originally planned as an Orthodox military church, but was consecrated as a Lutheran church on August 12, 1924. The massive exterior can be seen from afar and invites you to explore the church. Kirkkopuisto is a beautiful walking destination worth admiring in itself. An interesting detail was the brick ornaments on the main door. I couldn't get in.
Hirmune rölli (2 years ago)
Fine building
Ane Kalrsson (2 years ago)
Confirmation of my grandchildren
ARTO PIIPPO (3 years ago)
Massive from nearby, beautiful from distance.
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