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The Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, Kuopio, Northern Savonia

The Orthodox Church Museum of Finland

Información general

Categoría:
Museo
Sacerdote:
Teresa Leskinen

Contact Details

Dirección:
Karjalankatu 1, Kuopio, Northern Savonia, 70110 Finland
Email:
[email protected]
Teléfono:
0206 100 266
Url:
http://www.ort.fi/kirkkomuseo
Sacerdote:
[email protected],

Información histórica

Year of Establishment:
1957
Historia:
The museum houses one of the most beautiful icon collections in the western world, precious gold and silver objects, and lavishly embroidered church textiles. The artefacts saved from Karelian monasteries left on Russian territory after WW II testify to the rich cultural heritage of the Orthodox Church.