Savonlinna Cathedral, Savonlinna

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Savonlinna Cathedral is located in Savonlinna, Finland. It was built between 1874 and 1878 and designed by architect Axel Hampus Dalström in the Gothic Revival style. It has room for 1000 people.HistoryThe people of Savonlinna had to go to the Sääminki church when they didn't have their own church. In 1850 governor Aleksander Thesleff gave order to build a church in Savonniemi. The actual construction began in 1874.In 1896 the new Diocese of Savonlinna was founded and the Savonlinna church became a cathedral. The first bishop was Gustaf Johansson. In 1925 the bishop's seat was moved to Vyborg, but the church still retained "cathedral" as its name.During the Winter War on 1 May 1940, Savonlinna was bombed and the church was damaged. It was restored in 1947–1948 by architect Bertel Liljeqvist. In 1990–1991, it was renovated by Ansu Ånström.
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  • The Cathedral is located on a hill in the center of the city. I recommend to him around. It's one of the attractions of the city.
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  • Savonlinna Cathedral is located at the top of the Hill. Church family has been good views in all directions. Now the trees a little block visibility. Aukikin was.
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  • Pretty Savonlinna Cathedral. The location, just in the Center. Can be reached from several sides of the Church. Presentations and speeches.
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  • Beautiful Cathedral. Going there, I heard and saw the girls ' choir in the performance! Could not resist, took out the phone and removed the video)
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  • A great Church.
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  • Interesting and sad history
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  • Serves the needs and, in addition, there is an excellent acoustics for your presentations.
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  • Beautiful Cathedral in the 19th century
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