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Nuijamaa Church, Lappeenranta

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Nuijamaa Church (Finnish: Nuijamaan kirkko) is an Evangelical Lutheran church in the Nuijamaa district of Lappeenranta, Finland. The church was opened in December 1948. The national romantic wooden design was created by the architect couple Tarja Salmio-Toiviainen and Esko Toiviainen. The church is located only a couple of hundred meters from the Finnish–Russian border.

The church is listed as a nationally significant built heritage site by the Finnish National Board of Antiquities.
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  • it has a very strange look, but its not always open, actually rarely is open. its special because its made of wood, which is very evident and exposed. and there is a cemetery of young guys between 16....  more »
  • If you like churches, this is a pretty one with a lovely cemetary. If you are into impressive and posh, not your place.
  • Again, there was no jesus!!!

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