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Church of the Cross

Address: Kirkkokatu 4, 15110 Lahti Show map

Address: Kirkkokatu 4, 15110 Lahti

Church of the Cross designed by academician Alvar Aalto is the main church in the City of Lahti. Built in 1978, the simplified church's ecterior face opening to the marketplace is dominated by a large cross consisting of 52 windows, one for each week of the year. The Church Park includes Wäinö Aaltonen's sculpture Vapauden hengetär (Spirit of Freedom).

Photos: Lassi Häkkinen / City of Lahti

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