Kerimaki Church

Kerimaki Church

Kerimaki Church
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Nicolaoceangirl
Helsinki, Finland26 contributions
Unique experience
Sep. 2020
A beautiful historical tourist sight to visit, cute shop on sight with local handicrafts. Daily access inside during the summer time.
Written 8 October 2020
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Jellona
Vantaa, Finland1,398 contributions
Closed on Saturdays!!
Jul. 2020
Very impressive church even from outside! We didn't see it inside though as in summer it's closed on Saturdays!
Written 3 September 2020
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Vacation816490
10 contributions
Kerimaki church
Jul. 2020
Kerimaki church is the worlds largest christian wooden church. Impressive and beautiful. Well worth visiting .
Written 25 July 2020
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Marko M
Hollola, Finland273 contributions
The world biggest Christian wooden church
Jul. 2020
Kerimäki church is the world biggest wooden church and it was completed 1847. It is 45 meters long, 42 meters wide and 27 meters high. The height of dome is 37 metres. You need a car to reach this church.
Written 11 July 2020
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Thanasis Siomos
Kilkis, Greece38 contributions
Unique church
Jan. 2020 • Friends
This is a unique church, because it's the only wooden church in the world at that size! The church is larger than it should be,. because they made a mistake when they built it!
Written 12 January 2020
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Liisa and Dave B
Adelaide, Australia2,333 contributions
Breathtaking!
Aug. 2019 • Friends
As we approached nearer to the worlds largest wooden church I wasn’t able to capture it all in one picture as there was so much detail and height to this amazing building. There was a tour guide inside as we entered and he enthusiastically informed us of as much as is possible in fifteen minutes or so. His stories and history of this old wooden church left me in awe! I was particularly fascinated with how the church was heated in the middle of the winter.
Written 20 September 2019
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David
Kew, UK30 contributions
The largest wooden church in the world.
Jul. 2019
Built to house 3,000 sitting or 5,000 standing, this church has been well preserved and gives an insight into the religious habits of 19th Century rural Finland. Sited in an attractive village, this is a great stop in the area.
Written 6 September 2019
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JaakkoTapio
Helsinki, Finland577 contributions
World's largest wooden church
Aug. 2019
Kerimaki church is claimed to be world's largest church made of wood. That's one reason it's operating as an summer church, because not allowed to use it's (4 units) heating (fire)accessories inside the building. It's impressive and massive, nice looking and historical town monument which is used in seasonal periods. Worth of visit if you'll travel near Savonlinna or other beautiful lake area's towns or villages.
Written 17 August 2019
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Find Me Over There
Glenville, NY174 contributions
Really Interesting and Beautiful
May 2019
This is the largest wooden church in Europe and has some interesting history in addition to being massive and beautiful.
Written 15 August 2019
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niinan2
Nurmijarvi, Finland1,517 contributions
A wooden church
May 2019 • Friends
A lovely wooden church. Unfortunately we weren't able to visit it indoors but it was lovely outside. And it's huge. There seem to be a summer cafeteria in the bell tower.
Written 2 June 2019
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