Kaleva Church in Tampere is very exceptional church building in Finland. The modern church was designed by Reima and Raili Pietilä and it was completed in 1966.

Vertical windows reaching from floor to ceiling give lot of light inside highlight the cathedral-style height of the building. Kaleva Church is characterized by space, light and and long shapes inside. There are also lot of wooden surfaces inside the church. The layout shape resembles a fish, an ancient symbol of Christianity.

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Liisanpuisto, Tampere, Finland
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Founded: 1964-1966
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Independency (Finland)

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Leimu (2 years ago)
High church with masses every sunday.
Alex D (2 years ago)
Beautiful beton
Christian Schroeter (2 years ago)
Amazing atmosphere in this church!!
olli hämäläinen (3 years ago)
Modern church, some find very ugly, some like
Tuomas Eerola (3 years ago)
Famous church. One of the great architectural buildings in Tampere.
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