Also known as the Kolarinsaari Church, the Old Church of Kolari
is a unique square styled wooden
church built in 1819. It was designed by A.W. Arppe and its altarpiece - like many other historic churches in northern Finland
- was painted by J. Hedman.
Other notable historic churches in Lapland include the Old Church of Sodankylä (Lapp Church)
, the Nellim Wilderness Church
, the Pielpajärvi Wilderness Church
, and the Old Church of Kittilä