Luossavaara is a mountain located in Sweden. The mountain was earlier a busy mining site. There were large deposits of iron ore at the mountain. At present, the mountain is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city as it features a ski slope which is highly enjoyed by the skiing enthusiasts. Many people visit this mountain for the hiking opportunities it provides.
The eye-catching building won an architectural award in the 1960s.
Gracing Kiruna's center with its early 20th-century charm, this church's hybrid architectural composition was way ahead of its time. It can therefore be regarded as a modern Scandinavian architectural masterpiece. Consecrated by the bishop Olof Bergqvist in 1912, this highly-revered church was the brainchild of renowned architect Gustaf Wickman, who combined various elements of traditional Gothic Revival architecture and Art Nouveau, to create a visual treat for the ages. Touted as the 'shrine of the Nomadic people' for good reason, the Kiruna church's interiors are impressive as well, featuring an exquisite altarpiece handcrafted by the Duke of Närke Prince Eugen himself.
Explore the world of science and the space at the Esrange Space Center. A visit will go a long way in clearing the doubts you always had relating to what goes on in space. Drop by the various exhibits held on space exploration, space rockets, balloons and other equipments used in space exploration. Partake in one of the guided tours to understand well, the whats and hows of space. After a hectic tour, guests can cool off at the cafe serving light snacks to go with freshly brewed teas and coffees. The souvenir store has replicas, models, post cards and other memorabilia on sale. Call ahead for more details.
Arena Arctica is located in the Kiruna Airport and is used for several events. It also functions as a hangar. Arena Arctica has good facilities and is a well maintained space. It has offices, conference rooms and research amenities. It was the host for Melodifestivalen in 2008.
Bokenäs Old Church can be dated back to the 12th Century. The church houses a majority of its original furnishings. A tower and weapon house were added in the 18th Century. The church remains open to pubic visitation, everyday, during the summers. At all other times of the year, it is advisable to book your visits to the church.