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Saints Apostles Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, Tornio, Lapland

Saints Apostles Peter and Paul Orthodox Church

Información general

Categoría:
Iglesia
Archidiócesis:
Finnish Orthodox Church
Metrópolis:
Diocese of Oulu
Sacerdote:
Metropolitan Panteleimon

Contact Details

Dirección:
Lukiokatu 1, Tornio, Lapland, 95400 Finland
Teléfono:
+358 (0)50 590 0562
Sacerdote:
[email protected],

Información histórica

Historia:
In 1825 Russian Czar Alexander I made the decision to found and construct a military church in Finland, in Tornio. The present little church building is from 1884 and it is dedicated to the apostles Peter and Paul. It is part of the orthodox parish of Oulu. The church is situated in the centre of Tornio near the Swedish border. Open in summer.