Järvenpää Church

Järvenpää Church is located in the Finnish town of Järvenpää, 40km north of the capital Helsinki. The church was designed by the Finnish architect Erkki Elomaa and construction was completed in 1968. Though the outside is brutal in nature the inside is furnished in wood and has room for over six hundred people. Järvenpää ChurchContinue reading “Järvenpää Church”

All Saints Church, Budapest

Due to financial constraints architect István Szabó decided to use prefabricated elements and concrete when constructing All Saints Church. The unusual looking church is located in a hilly neighbourhood on the Buda side of the Hungarian capital. The project was financed by donations and built largely by volunteers from the parish.

Grundtvig’s Church

Last weekend I visited Copenhagen for the first time and one of the highlights was my visit to Grundtvig’s Church in the Bispebjerg district. Only 15 minutes bus ride from Copenhagen central station, the church is a rare example of expressionist church architecture. The construction of a church, in the name of  hymn writer N.F.SContinue reading “Grundtvig’s Church”

High Ceilings

Now that I have finally been able to get things together after the hectic holiday period, I can start sharing with you my photographs from my trip to England and especially those from the beautifully city of Bath. Out of the many photographs I took this one inside the Bath cathedral has to be oneContinue reading “High Ceilings”

Memories of Christmas

Happy New Year to you all! Over this year I will attempt to post everyday. It will mostly be the photographs I take but a few travel stories and experiences as they come. I will also be taking part in the Dogwood challenge again and I would recommend it to anyone who is looking toContinue reading “Memories of Christmas”

Sculptures of Helsinki #11

The Memorial for Seafarers has stood on the southern coast of Helsinki since 1968 to commemorate the lives lost at sea. On top of the monument a continuous flame burns. In the background is the Mikael Agircola Church, named after the ‘father of literary Finnish’, and designed by Lars Sonck who also designed the impressive Kallio Church.Continue reading “Sculptures of Helsinki #11”

Kallio Block Party

Kallio Block Party took place this weekend in Helsinki. There was live music, good food and the streets were filled with people enjoying the nice weather. The event that seemed to be drawing in the largest crowd was the skateboarding, taking place with the impressive Kallio Church as its backdrop. © Our Shadows Will Remain