Lieksa: Studio, chapel and gallery-café of Eva Ryynänen - Karelia Expert Matkailupalvelu Oy

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Lieksa: Studio, chapel and gallery-café of Eva Ryynänen

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The studio, home, gallery-café and chapel of the wood sculptress Eva Ryynänen are situated at Paateri, in the village of Vuonisjärvi, ca. 30 km from the the town centre of Lieksa towards Joensuu. Eva Ryynänen (1915-2001) created ca. 500 fascinating sculptures during her career. Her biggest single project, the unique Paateri chapel, was completed in the summer of 1991. Two years later another interesting building - the gallery-cafë - was built in the area. Paateri has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Lieksa.

Opening hours:
15.5.-15.9.2014 daily 10am-6pm,
Midsummer Eve (20.6.) 10am-4pm.
Other times by appointment.

Also in winter:
16.2.-9.3.2014 daily 10am-4pm.

Entrance fees:
adult 5 €,
child aged 4-12 years 2,50 €,
groups of at least 20 people 4 € per person,
school groups 2 € per person

Advance booking required for groups. Extra charge on guidance outside the opening times.

Chapel rental:
during summer season 100 €, other times 150 €

Gallery-café rental: 75 €

Further information and reservations:

Karelia Expert Tourist Service Ltd Lieksa
Tel. +358 (0)400 175 323, (0)400 311 213,
sales@visitkarelia.fi

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Karelia Expert Tourist Service Ltd Lieksa, Tel. +358 (0)400 175 323, (0)400 311 213, sales@visitkarelia.fi