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Kiruna Kyrka

Address: Kyrkogatan 8, Kiruna 98122 , Sweden
Phone Number: 980678 12
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Ranked #4 of 20 Attractions in Kiruna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Sights & Landmarks

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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106 reviews 106 reviews
31 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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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81 reviews 81 reviews
10 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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65 reviews 65 reviews
48 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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221 reviews 221 reviews
141 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
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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Macau, China
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50 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We have been at thr Kiruna church in December very close to Christmas and it was a wonderful view. The way up to the church is covered in snow and the church itself is standing out like a rock. No entrance fee, a good photo opportunity and with a selfie extension stick for your phone you can have a lot... More 

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San Francisco
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227 reviews 227 reviews
91 attraction reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

A very pleasant place to visit. Usual simple elegance of Swedish design in a park-like setting. One can go inside the main church but the beautiful bell tower outside is off limit. It is a Free place to visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

One is reminded of a Lapp cottage when entering the church. A number of prominent artists have contributed to the ornamentation of the church. The twelve statues show the human frames of mind, such as prayer and desperation. You can buy postcards inside.

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Ramsgate, Kent
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

A beautiful church, the largest wooden church we have ever seen. It was featured on a Swedish stamp, covered in snow. Free entry, open every day.

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Vercelli, Italy
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76 reviews 76 reviews
52 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

nice building really not common in its architecture, very interesting to visit, in walking distance form the town centre

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