Ylikiiminki Church

Oulu, Finland

Ylikiiminki Church was probably completed in 1786. The cruciform church was designed by Jacob Rijf, the famous church builder from Pietarsaari. The altarpiece was painted by Gustav Holmqvist in 1839.



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Founded: 1786
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: The Age of Enlightenment (Finland)


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Jani Kettunen (2 years ago)
An old and pretty wooden church that is rarely seen in Finland anymore because the climate is quite unforgiving. Skillfully renovated
Hannes Kapanen (5 years ago)
Such a beautiful church. Inside as well as outside. It's worth stopping in the middle of the rush and having a look
Penny H (5 years ago)
I am not religious but came here a few weeks ago for a funeral. The church itself was very beautiful inside and the graveyard beside it also. The priest was very friendly, kind and considerate.
Yanni H (5 years ago)
Celebration of someone's life should not include talking about religion. Particularly not something that may contradict evolution. Stories on the persons life would work better.
Ella Moilanen (6 years ago)
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