Oulu Cathedral, Oulu

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The Oulu Cathedral is an Evangelical Lutheran cathedral and the seat of the Diocese of Oulu, located in the centre of Oulu, Finland. The church was built in 1777 as a tribute to the King of Sweden Gustav III of Sweden and named after his wife as Sofia Magdalena's church.
The wooden structures burned in the large fire of the city of Oulu in 1822. The church was built again on top of the old stonewalls with famous architect Carl Ludvig Engel as the designer. The restoration works were completed in 1832, but the belfry was not erected until 1845.
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  • This is an Lutheran cathedral and is near the Oulu City Hall. It was built in 1777 as a tribute to King Gustav 111 of Sweden  more »
  • This joins that exclusive set of cathedrals that have left me going 'wow!'. Two others are Norwich and Salzburg. This building was completed in the first half of the 19th century on an earlier...  more »
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  • Small but beautiful church. The big Piano works
  • Lovely building. Came in at the end of Sunday's service so waited before looking around.
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