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Kiruna Kyrka

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Address: Kyrkogatan 8, Kiruna 98122 , Sweden
Phone Number: 980678 12
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a city tour by kicksled!

the hotel guide took us to the city by kicksled... a nice way to get around and visit interesting buildings

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Antwerp, Belgium
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

the hotel guide took us to the city by kicksled... a nice way to get around and visit interesting buildings

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

There are very few sights in Kiruna so why miss this interesting church. It resembles the Norwegian stave churches but it's pretty young (from the 1910s). The wooden structure of the church is really nice. Simple but nice - typically Swedish :) There is free entry, so it's recommended to spend 10-20 minutes on it, even if you are not... More 

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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21 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

A wooden church that is uniquely designed. Both the exterior and the interior is fascinating. Inside a lot of light. A wall painting in the front by Prince Eugen. Other ornaments by Christian Ericsson - to note are particularly the 10 figures outside.

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Cheshire, UK
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19 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We stopped here after lunch, it is a lovely church to have a look around, and there are printed sheets in English to explain the history. A local was telling us that as part of the relocation of Kiruna away from the mine, the church is going to be dismantled and moved to a new location, which will be a... More 

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Pornichet, France
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Voted the most beautiful building in Sweden by the swedish people, it clearly deserves it ! Beautiful from the outside, and definitely impressive from the inside !

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Coimbatore, India
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129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This is the first time I'm coming across a church that doesn't explicitly look like one. It appeared more like a Chinese pagoda to me. I think its the architecture of the church and the brick red paint it dons that makes it stand out on a white sheet of snow so extraordinarily! The church is surrounded by a large... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We visited the outside of this church one evening in early January on our visit to Kiruna. It was lovely to see as it is a beautiful building & so picturesque in the glistening white pristine snow that surrounds it. We would have liked to see inside but unfortunately it closes I think at 3pm. Well worth a visit to... More 

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Abu Dhabi
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62 reviews 62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Lovely old church smelling of natural wood. A true Swedish experience. The church will be moved once the city of Kiruna moves due to mining works.

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Kristianstad, Sweden
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67 reviews 67 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This, one of the top attractions in Kiruna, is a must see for sure. Do not be dissapointed once you step in though, because it is rather depressive with all the dark wood. Definitely worth seeing, it looks beautiful in winter with all the snow around.

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Michigan City, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This is a beautiful church and we enjoyed the performance when we were here. Worth going to if you are able to.

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