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Kemi Church, Kemi

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Kemi Church is a Finnish Evangelical Lutheran church of the Diocese of Oulu. The church is located in the centre of the town of Kemi in Northern Finland.

The Gothic Revival building was designed by architect Josef Stenbäck and it was completed in 1902. It is a brick constructed long church with two side ships. The building resonates continental Neo-Gothic influence which is especially displayed on the magnificent round window overlooking the main entrance as well as on the great windows of the altar wall. The gothic influence is also shown on the steeple, smaller spires and gables.

The archways and protruding columns of the church hall resemble those of big European cathedrals. Simple furnishing and frugal decoration are in turn part of the traditional Finnish stone church building.

The building was renovated in 2003.
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  • This church is unusual and very beautiful on the outside so is well worth a look. It's a little boring on the inside. 
    This church is unusual and very beautiful on the outside so is well worth a look. It's a little boring on the inside.  more »
  • Went to see the church it was closed so had a look around from the outside the building itself is butifll and the color is interesting other than that nothing else to do go there if you dont have....  more
    Went to see the church it was closed so had a look around from the outside the building itself is butifll and the color is interesting other than that nothing else to do go there if you dont have....  more »
  • Really beautiful church building and surroundings! Never went inside but would recommend taking a look if you are nearby. It was nice to take a walk around. 
    Really beautiful church building and surroundings! Never went inside but would recommend taking a look if you are nearby. It was nice to take a walk around.  more »
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  • Nice looking church ft Golden Jeesus
  • It was alright, nice looking venue. Priest was nice too, maybe could use little more leniency. The cost of a little wine and bread is almost noting so, maybe could let the Muslim guy participate but what do it know. Still 5⭐
  • Very cute and diferent! I recomend going into a Mass!
  • Beautiful church in wonderful surroundings

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