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Austere and interesting

We visited in the dead of winter - soon after the solstice during the 3 hour period of dawn-dusk... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Arxitexter
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Beautiful Church!

Highly recommended, shortish walk from the Ice Hotel and definitely worth a visit. Very lovely... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
O6970MUsusanj
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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

We visited in the dead of winter - soon after the solstice during the 3 hour period of dawn-dusk. Interesting wood architecture, spare details. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Highly recommended, shortish walk from the Ice Hotel and definitely worth a visit. Very lovely and quaint, we understand that it will be dismantled and moved along with a lot of other buildings shortly due to the Kiruna mining industry :-( shame, so go and...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

This church was just down the road and walking distance from the Ice Hotel 365 . , n=and e=next to the Sami museum . It tells of times of old and how religion was brought to this remote area where hardship was the norma -...More

Thank DrBScotland
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Built in the 1600s. Very cute church decorated in traditional Sami style. Was very interesting to read about the history of the church and how Christianity was brought to the Sami people to replace their beliefs. Definitely worth seeing

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 21 February 2018

This is an old church, its a short walk from the Ice Hotel and there is no reason not to take a walk down to see it. Its simple beautiful architecture and red facade makes for a great pic.

Thank 245marshallp
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We were told that this is the oldest wooden church and took a slow and leisurely walk from the Icehotel to take a look. The exterior looks well kept. Unfortunately it was closed and we were unable to enter to view its interior. This church...More

Thank dynamic14
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit.. full of snow and beautiful.. the church is small and very old near to sami museum

Thank Sanil K
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

We visited this church during a one week dogsledding holiday near Kiruna. This is one of the oldest churches in the region. There are three huge paintings inside. They illustrate the life of a local clergyman in the 19th century. He preached against alcohol etc...More

Thank alexw918
Reviewed 26 January 2018

It was -33 outside, so we went into the Church to warm. However it is very pretty inside, and clearly well loved. The art work reflects the SAMI culture, and was quite surprising

Thank Reason495
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Too the short walk to the church from the Ice Hotel and it was a perfect winter sight: charming building caked in snow. Entered for a brief encounter with christian practice in the harsh environment - a warm and simple interior.

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Janet G
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Not sure but we were there in February when the IceHotel was open and the church was unlocked and unattended during the day.
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