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Kerimaki Church

Kerimaentie, Kerimaki 58200, Finland
+358 15 5789123
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A church with unforgettable smell

It is the biggest wooden church in the world. You can freely enter during its opening ours and... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
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Beautiful extra large wooden church

It's a beautiful rather large wooden church with excellent acoustics. There was a wedding there... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Jessica S
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Kerimaentie, Kerimaki 58200, Finland
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

It is the biggest wooden church in the world. You can freely enter during its opening ours and enjoy its unique spacious hall with balconies. You can park for free (for a few ours) almost in front of the church.

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

It's a beautiful rather large wooden church with excellent acoustics. There was a wedding there when we arrived but we were able to go in once the wedding was over. There is a nice little gift shop and café just across from the entrance of...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

If you are in the region this place is worth to visit. The church is surely worth to see. It is a unique in size and considering that it is made of wood it is impressive for anyone interested in architecture and history. It has...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Maailman suurin puukirkko. Hyvin ylläpidetty, hauska nähdä kerran elämässä. Kaunis sisältä ja ulkoa. Biggest wooden church in the world in the lakedistrict. Beautiful in it's simplicity. Very lutheran in a Finnish way. Due to see if travelling nearby.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

I visited the church on a sunday afternoon which was probably not the best time to do so, particularly as a fairly major Reformation religious gathering was taking place and the church was quite crowded with a service being conducted. As a result I could...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

This church is worth visiting. It is the biggest wooden church is the world. The church was painted 2009 and and all the decorations are in good condition.

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Reviewed 25 June 2017

History has it that the church was planned to be constructed in feet and built in meters, hence the huge size of it. On the other side, nothing on and in this church seems unseemingly oversized or ugly distorted. Quite the contrary is the case....More

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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Really beautiful and unique church. We have visited it from on our way from Savonlinna to Lahti and have really enjoyed it.

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Reviewed 23 March 2017

once you have read A. Paasillinas book "Auta armias" you have to visit this very unique church. impressive wooden construction for 3.000 People in a small village. During summertime there are concerts, Chorus Festivals worthwile to see and to listen to. Wonderful area around and...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful old wooden church that worth to drop by this quite town . It was the largest wooden church in Finland. Located 5-10min walk at the main town.

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