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Kerimaki Church

Kerimaentie, Kerimaki 58200, Finland
+358 15 5789123
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Fascinating wooden construction with plenty of cultural activities

once you have read A. Paasillinas book "Auta armias" you have to visit this very unique... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Niedernsill, Austria
Beautiful old church at Kerimaki town

Beautiful old wooden church that worth to drop by this quite town . It was the largest wooden... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2016
Singapore, Singapore
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23 Mar 2017
“Fascinating wooden construction with plenty of cultural activities”
10 Nov 2016
“Beautiful old church at Kerimaki town”
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Kerimaentie, Kerimaki 58200, Finland
+358 15 5789123

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Reviewed 23 March 2017

once you have read A. Paasillinas book "Auta armias" you have to visit this very unique church. impressive wooden construction for 3.000 People in a small village. During summertime there are concerts, Chorus Festivals worthwile to see and to listen to. Wonderful area around and...More

Thank Rudolph316
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful old wooden church that worth to drop by this quite town . It was the largest wooden church in Finland. Located 5-10min walk at the main town.

Thank Lyeheng
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Why do you build the world's largest wooden church, and Finland's largest over all, in a small country town? Probably because you can! It's an impressive building and I'm very glad we came here, though it's a bit surreal.

1  Thank Wheelchair_dad
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

A very beautiful building and also the largest wooden church is located in Kerimäki in Eastern Finland. It's located only some 20 km south east from Savonlinna. Kerimäki itself is a small village in a beautiful lake area. You can eat well local tasteful food...More

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Kirkkoon on helppo löytää opasteiden avulla, todella vaikuttava puukirkko, jossa edelleen kynttilävalaistus ja puulämmitys. Hienosti kunnostettu! Easy to find with signs, large beatiful wooden church where is candle lights and no electricity

Thank Jepro
Reviewed 20 August 2015

I don't go to church, or even believe in god for that matter but I love visiting beautiful churches and this one is gobsmacking...because it is MASSIVE and all wooden. It's a miracle it hasn't burnt down. It's kind of in the idle of nowhere...More

1  Thank Sydney2126
Reviewed 16 August 2015

The Church was closed the day we visited. It is an amazing size - they say it is the largest wooden church in the world. The grounds around the church are absolutely beautiful.

Thank Naj M
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Not like the Cathedral in Milan, but large wooden construction. Located in a small town Kerimaki. Has nice view to lake from bell tower.

Thank Tapio P
Reviewed 13 January 2015

The size of this wooden building makes one just gaze in amazement and awe at craftsmanship in such a huge structure. The belfry outside also provides amazing views of beautiful Lake Puruvesi. A visit for a summer church service (it is only used in summer)...More

Thank Finntrainfan
Reviewed 29 September 2014

The sheer scale of building is awesome when you know its made of wood. Has a separate bell tower - which is apparently very Finnish. It was not open. Is due in 2015 to start acting as a concert hall for classical music to compliment...More

Thank Derettens
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