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Joensuu Church, Joensuu

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Church · Hidden Gem · Landmark
Joensuu Church is located in the centre of Joensuu, North Karelia, Finland. The church was built in 1903 and designed by a Finnish church architect Josef Stenbäck. Architecturally it represents the Gothic Revival style, but it also has some features of National Romantic style. The high tower located in the northeast corner is the bell tower and in the lower southwest tower is the organ, which was built in 1969 by Organ Factory of Kangasala and has 36 stops. The church has 1000 seats. The altar painting is called The Crucifixion of Jesus and it is painted by Ilmari Launis in 1910.

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  • The Lutheran Church in Joensuu. Really nice architecture. Some what impressive. Nice park like surraundings  more »
  • This is the most beautiful Church in Finland that I've ever seen. I visited this place at 8pm so the lights inside the Church made the outside look so beautiful it just took my breath away! The...  more »
  • Beautiful gothic style church, that was recently renovated. Also the park around it is perfect place for a picnic.
  • A big building. With a cross on top. Solid Church (brick).

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