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Address: Rauhankatu 70, Rovaniemi 96101, Finland
Phone Number: 358 16 335511
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Beautifully painted interior

Beautifully painted interior, interesting artwork and wall towards the front of the church. It looks so lovely covered in snow.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This is a unique church in Rovaniemi. It has a beautiful mural which tells a story. It has nice acoustic which complements its wonderful organ. Worth a visit.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Beautifully painted interior, interesting artwork and wall towards the front of the church. It looks so lovely covered in snow.

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Rovaniemi, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Open for visitors daily, at least in the summer. The huge painting is worth wondering a while. Take note how the local people are portrayed. The red cross in the top of the church is a reference to the Bible: it is supposed to be a bloody cross.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Very beautiful church. Almost in the center of the city. Exquisite interior, there are murals and big body. Around the building is very beautiful nature. A holy place, a lot of reports of those killed in war. Worth a visit! This sacred, historical site!

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Western Australia
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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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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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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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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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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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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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