Mikkeli Parish Church

Mikkeli, Finland

The third church of Mikkeli Parish was built in 1816-17. The church is designed by the government architect Charles Bassi and it is typical large wooden church in Eastern Finland. The altarpiece is a copy of painting in Louvre, Paris painted by Pierre Prudhon. Church bells date back to the year 1752.


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Otavankatu 9, Mikkeli, Finland
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Founded: 1816-1817
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)

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Timo Nyyssönen (7 months ago)
An old, but valuable church without useless decorations.
Kyle Morrison (10 months ago)
Nice place for a wedding ;) super friendly staff.
Sinikka Ripatti (2 years ago)
A wooden church in a beautiful location. One really big minus, there is no toilet in the church. If coming from further away, e.g. Confirmation for an event or a funeral. It would be nice to be able to go to the bathroom in the church without having to go to the other side of the road to the bathroom ?.
Anni Aavakoski (4 years ago)
A large wooden church. was completed in 1817. The church is one of the largest wooden churches in Finland and is designed as a double cross church, with two crosses in the floor plan. Very spacious inside. The parking lots are a little far away and there is still not a lot of parking space.
Markku Nieminen (5 years ago)
Memorable service at Confirmation school event.
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