Kajaani Church was built in 1897. The decorative wooden church is designed by architect Jac Ahrenberg and it represents the Gothic revival of late 1800’s.

The present church is third in Kajaani. First one was built in 1656 and destroyed by Russian army during the Great Wrath (1716). The second one completed in 1734 and served Kajaani parish for 160 years. The altarpiece of the current church was moved from that church.

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

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