Mikkeli Cathedral

Mikkeli, Finland

Mikkeli Cathedral was built in 1896-1897. The large red-brick church is designed by Finnish church architect Josef Stenbäck. It represents the Gothic Revival style like many other churches designed by Stenbäck. The bell tower is in the western gable of the church. The church has 1,200 seats. The organ was built in 1956 by Kangasala Organ Factory and has 51 stops. The altar painting "Crucified" was made by Pekka Halonen in 1899.

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Founded: 1896-1897
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)

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