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Kerimaki Church

Kerimaentie, Kerimaki 58200, Finland
+358 15 5789123
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Interesting, as the biggest timber church in the world.

I visited the church on a sunday afternoon which was probably not the best time to do so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
POstcardswa
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Perth, Australia
Biggest wooden church

This church is worth visiting. It is the biggest wooden church is the world. The church was painted... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Timo K
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Espoo, Finland
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Kerimaentie, Kerimaki 58200, Finland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank POstcardswa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank Timo K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Niko M
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.

Thank TerezaT88
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

Thank Rudolph316
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.

Thank Lyeheng
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Why do you build the world's largest wooden church, and Finland's largest over all, in a small country town? Probably because you can! It's an impressive building and I'm very glad we came here, though it's a bit surreal.

1  Thank Wheelchair_dad
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

A very beautiful building and also the largest wooden church is located in Kerimäki in Eastern Finland. It's located only some 20 km south east from Savonlinna. Kerimäki itself is a small village in a beautiful lake area. You can eat well local tasteful food...More

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Kirkkoon on helppo löytää opasteiden avulla, todella vaikuttava puukirkko, jossa edelleen kynttilävalaistus ja puulämmitys. Hienosti kunnostettu! Easy to find with signs, large beatiful wooden church where is candle lights and no electricity

Thank Jepro
Reviewed 21 August 2015

I don't go to church, or even believe in god for that matter but I love visiting beautiful churches and this one is gobsmacking...because it is MASSIVE and all wooden. It's a miracle it hasn't burnt down. It's kind of in the idle of nowhere...More

1  Thank Sydney2126
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