Evangelical Lutheran Church of Juuka

Evangelical Lutheran Church of Juuka

Juuan evankelis-luterilainen kirkko

The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Juuka (Juuan evankelis-luterilainen kirkko) was built in the 18th century during the years of 1850-1851 and was ceremonically inaugurated into use on the 10th of July, 1859. The church was designed by architect C. A. Gustavsson, however the belfry was built and installed by the people of Juuka in 1796. With a seating capacity of 800, the church contains a copy of A. Von Becker's work "Christ on a cross" (Kristus ristillä) and it's made by Kaarlo Kiljander (1885). The 22 tube wind organ within this beautiful church was made by the organ factory of Kangasala in the year 1974.

The church also cares for multiple graves of soldiers and veterans around its grounds.

Address: Tuhkalantie 2, 83900 Juuka
Ph. +358 50 3132875 and +358 50 3552165

Open: 1.7.2020 - 31.8.2020 mon and tue 9AM-4PM.

Check out more pictures from the church below.

Contact details

Tourist info

Our main Info center in located in the Municipal hall;

Juuan kunta
Poikolantie 1 
83900 Juuka

Open: Mon - Fri, 9am - 3pm

Ph. +358 40 104 2865 (Information point of the Municipal Hall)
Ph. +358 40 104 2000 (Switchboard)
Fax. (+358 13) 472 123

There are also Info boards at various locations around Juuka, for instance;

Teboil gas station - Opposite the Kivikylä
Pullover stops on Highway 6


Note! Kartalla - also in English!

VisitKarelia link