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Saints Apostles Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, Tornio, Lapland

Saints Apostles Peter and Paul Orthodox Church

Γενικές Πληροφορίες

Κατηγορία:
Εκκλησία
Αρχιεπισκοπή:
Finnish Orthodox Church
Μητρόπολη:
Diocese of Oulu
Προιστάμενος:
Metropolitan Panteleimon

Contact Details

Διεύθυνση:
Lukiokatu 1, Tornio, Lapland, 95400 Finland
Τηλέφωνο:
+358 (0)50 590 0562
Προιστάμενος:
[email protected],

Ιστορικές Πληροφορίες

Ιστορία:
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.