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The oldest wooden church still in use in Finnish Lapland.

The first church of Tornio was built in 1647. But it hit by a lightning and burned down to the ash... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2018
VadimM67
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Murmansk, Russia
Nothing extraordinary but is nice

It was closed so we could just see it from outside and that was not that impressive after having... read more

Reviewed February 24, 2018
asanz94
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Oulu, Finland
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19 Apr 2018
“The oldest wooden church still in use in Finnish Lapland.”
24 Feb 2018
“Nothing extraordinary but is nice”
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Seminaarinkatu, Tornio 95400, Finland
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Reviewed April 19, 2018

The first church of Tornio was built in 1647. But it hit by a lightning and burned down to the ash in 1682. The building of the present church located was started in 1684 near the previous place. It dedicated to Hedvig Elenora, Queen of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 24, 2018

It was closed so we could just see it from outside and that was not that impressive after having seen other churches with the same style.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2015

A nice Church consisting of two buildings and a small picturesque cemetry nearby. A nice walk and rest. I recommend also to visit a former water tower which is located nearby - there is a beautiful view on Tornio and Haparanda from the above. Upstairs...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed August 10, 2015

One of few monuments in Tornio, this church is more than 300 years old. It's wooden, painted in white and has a soaring tower. Inside you'll find some nice old paintings on the walls. The church is surrounded by a cemetery. Entrance is free.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank KrisD_pl
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