Church in Kiruna

Kiruna Kyrka

Kiruna kyrka, built to look like a huge Sami kåta (hut), is particularly pretty against a snowy backdrop (it was voted Sweden’s most beautiful building in 2001).
Mine in Kiruna

LKAB Iron-Ore Mine

Kiruna owes its existence to the world’s largest iron-ore deposit, 4km into the ground, and the action happens 914m below the surface. A visit to the depths of the LKAB iron-ore mine consists of being bussed to the …
Notable Building in Kiruna


The Stadhus, a recipient of Sweden’s most beautiful public building prize back in 1964 and very, erm, eye-catching due to its clocktower, houses a modest art collection and an odd display of Sami handicrafts.