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Kiruna Kyrka

Address: Kyrkogatan 8, Kiruna 98122 , Sweden
Phone Number: 980678 12
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Ranked #3 of 20 Attractions in Kiruna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
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Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural

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Macau, China
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140 reviews 140 reviews
50 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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87 attraction reviews
179 helpful votes 179 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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265 reviews 265 reviews
123 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 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
29 helpful votes 29 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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52 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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Central Valley, Ca
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Beautiful church built in the style of traditional housing tents of the Sami people. Visit near the summer solstice and you may see Sami in traditional dress.

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Västerbotten
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

A beautiful wooden church with a amazing design. Both the exterior and the interior are great and worth to see. Recommended on any trip to Kiruna

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Palm Bay, Florida
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

A visit to Kiruna cannot be complete without a stop at this famous church. The town's founder Hjalmar Lumdbohm wanted to have a church with Lapp design. This is another one of Hjalmar's many contributions to Kiruna.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I've been there twice on two occasions, both in winter, and I have fallen in love with the place twice over. The church and its surroundings (including the little hill it's on) are astoundingly beautiful in its simplicity. It's very quiet and peaceful, and is very therapeutic to just sit inside to look at the surroundings and appreciate the wooden... More 

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Manchester, UK
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33 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This is a lovely little church very near the centre of Kiruna. We saw it in the beautiful evening light after a snow fall - very special - and we went back to see it during the day which was completely different. And a lovely peaceful atmosphere inside. Well worth a visit.

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