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Kiruna Kyrka

Kyrkogatan 8, Kiruna 98122 , Sweden
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Ranked #3 of 20 Attractions in Kiruna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
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San Francisco
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191 reviews 191 reviews
69 attraction reviews
172 helpful votes 172 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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262 reviews 262 reviews
122 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
12 attraction reviews
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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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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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11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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81 reviews 81 reviews
33 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Perfect photo-shooting opportunities for you is you're in photography. The interiors were simply amazing and the exteriors were simply stunning...

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