K for Kiruna 3- Kiruna Kyrka-The Kiruna church.




Kiruna church is the recently voted most popular building of Sweden of all the time. It is one the oldest wooden church of Sweden along with Jukassjarvi Kyrka and Tuolluvaara kyrka , as well as one of the ancient wooden building of world. Built in the shape of a Sami lavvu , the church was designed by Gustav Wickmsn in 1912 and the atlar painting was done by Prince Eugen. The light entering from above is typical of a Lap cottage. It will be preserved during city transformation when most of the buildings of Kiruna are going to be destroyed .


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