Central Pori Church (Keski-Porin kirkko), Pori

4.4
#3 of 9 in Historic Sites in Satakunta
The Central Pori Church is a church in Gothic Revival style in the centre of the city of Pori, Western Finland. It is the largest church in region of Satakunta, and one of the largest in Finland. The church is also the main church of Pori.
The church was built in between 1859 and 1863, when it was inaugurated. It is known for its unique church tower, which is made of cast iron. The tower is tall. The church was designed by C. T. von Chiewitz and C.J. von Heideken. Glass paintings in the church are made by Magnus Enckell.
Today the Central Pori Church is famous of its pipe organ, built by Paschen Kiel Orgelbau in 2007. The church is also the main concert venue of the annual Pori Organ festival.
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  • This Gothic Revival-style church is located next to the river in the city center. The church is one of the largest in Finland. It was inaugurated in 1863. The unique church tower made of cast iron....  more »
  • Beautiful church with amazing echo. Best place for calming your mind when indoors. Lovely organ and beautiful paintings.  more »
  • Very nice finnish church. It's near the river and near a nice park where people can walk and relax. I came there in April but it was full of snow and it was fantastic walk in that park and watch this....  more »
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  • Nice church. Really big one and clean. You can watch the sky moving above it from a bench in the garden. Nothing extraordinary but peaceful place.
  • Beautiful church, very cosy, nice young lady explained the history and background
  • Quite an emotionally moving war monument outside.
  • Nice & really humanic event on Easter Sunday.
  • Nice looking church

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