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Rovaniemi Church

Address: Rauhankatu 70, Rovaniemi 96101, Finland
Phone Number: 358 16 335511
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Ranked #14 of 32 things to do in Rovaniemi
Type: Churches & cathedrals, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Churches & cathedrals, Sights & Landmarks
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Western Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Rovaniemi's only church ... filled for the evening, a very good choir and Christmas Carols as snow fell outside. A moving experience.

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5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Visited there in Winter. Could get in once just after some gathering had ended. Was closed other time i tried. Very nice church and cemetery

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Visited on the day of xmas and there was a mass going on. The architecture of the church was modern and simple though the bigger European churches have more impressive architecture. I like the feeling of peace when entering the church as there weren't many tourist (or rather my friends and I were the only tourists) as compared to other... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We only explored the outside as there was a function on inside but a beautiful church and a very interesting cemetery nearby. Worth the walk to as surrounding scenery near the water is very picturesque.

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Tampere, Finland
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152 reviews 152 reviews
61 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Its never good to say anything about houses of Lord, but.. Beautiful outside and from inside. Very famous wedding church and for the ysual ceremonies too. Place is absolutely worth of visit. Go to see painting over the altar.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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318 reviews 318 reviews
78 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Lovely fairly plain church...Lutheran....Not over ornate, but tasteful and appropriate...The main fresco above the alter depicts various things around the ''fountain of life''.....An organist gave us a rendition of a very soft tune...the organ sounds very much like ''pan pipes''....so melodic and the acoustics were great......worth seeing, not as ornate or gaudy as other churches....

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Singapore, Singapore
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Too bad, it wasn't open on that day we were there. But attach a B&W pic of the church for anyone interested to visit.

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Toluca Lake, CA
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73 reviews 73 reviews
35 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I found the church by accident as I was walking about. It isn't always open so you should check before you go if it is and if not when you can go in.

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Pune, India
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Visited the church during our drive around the city. The fresco of Jesus was huge and quite unlike those in other churches I have visited. Left just when a wedding ceremony was about to take place.

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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

its great from the outside but I could not go inside because it was closed. Its quite picturesque. Its a lutheran church so I doubt the inside is not all the flash like catholic churches

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