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Kemi, founded by the decree of Russian Emperor Alexander II, is a town and a municipality in Finland. The town is located at the outlet of the River Kemijoki, close to the Bothnian Bay. It is well known as the home to the world's largest snow castle which is renovated every year to a different design. This snow castle is situated at the inner harbor of Kemi. The area is also the hometown of Sonata Arctica - the power metal band.
Places of Interest in Kemi
Kemi Snow Castle
The Kemi's Snow Castle is a beautiful piece of artistic snow work by the local constructors. Situated near the Gulf of Bothnia in Finland it is the largest snow building and is a pride for Kemi. Though its design is changed every year but chapel, hotel, ice bar, and restaurant are always its part. With various light effects the castle provides delightful experiences to all - children and adults. It is also amongst the favorite destination for weddings and honeymoons.
Kemi Gemstone Gallery (Jalokivigalleria)
The Gemstone gallery of Kemi is housed in an old customs building near sea. Housed to more than 3000 collection of rare stones and jewelery, the museum is definitely a place worth visiting. The beautiful crown designed for the King of Finland and replicas of the Imperial State Crown of Great Britain are part of the museums vast collection. Also here is a replica of the gorgeous 647-diamond necklace of Marie Antoinette.
The Church of Kemi is an Evangelical Lutheran Church designed by the architect Josef Stenback. Built in the Gothic Revival architecture, the construction of the structure was completed in the year 1902 and was renovated in 2003. Here is lays the undecomposed body of the priest Nicolaus Rungius, who died in the year 1629, and can be seen by visitors.