Savonlinna, Finland

Pikkukirkko (Small Church) of Savonlinna was built by the Orthodox parish in 1846 according the design by L. T. J. Visconti. The Lutheran parish bought it in 1938 and used it as the main church until 1950s. Today it is a popular wedding and christening church.


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Founded: 1846
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)


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päivi manninen (5 years ago)
A really wonderful church right along the main street (olavinkatu). The church was originally built as an Orthodox church in 1848, which was then sold to a Lutheran congregation in 1938, and since 2017, the church has been operating as an Orthodox church again. There have been many changes in the ownership of the church, but it is still open to the public for relaxation and familiarization. The church got its first organ in 1985 and the altarpiece in 2000, which is a Christmas-themed painting from the 1600s that is considered an icon and depicts the birth of Christ. I recommend ☀️✨ ? ?
Arja Pulkkinen (5 years ago)
Mauri Pesonen (6 years ago)
Ei ole palanut,eikä purettu. Säästynyt Savonlinnan vanhoja rakennuksia vaivaamalta taudilta.
Marko M (6 years ago)
Hieno kirkko, vaikka ei olekaan kovin suuri.
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