The St Prophet Elijah Orthodox Church

The St Prophet Elijah Orthodox Church

Pyhän pfofeetta Elian tsasouna

The St Prophet Elijah Orthodox Church stands tall near the center of Juuka. Orthodox churches and chapels are often called “tsasounas” in Finnish.

This Tsasouna is maintained by the orthodox church of Taipale and religious sessions are arranged in the tsasouna regularly. In the yard of tsasouna is a monument dedicated to deceased people who couldn't escape from Russian occupied Karelia during the war.

Address: Laurilantie 9, 83900 Juuka

Check out more pictures from the tsasouna 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