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Lovely Cathedral

There is a small cathedral in the grounds, for children, which looks like great fun! The stain... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
HellyWelly93
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Beautiful

This church is a major landmark in the city. It is a pretty, tidy church - not flamboyant. Do go... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
301lisa33
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Kirkkokatu, Oulu 90100, Finland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a small cathedral in the grounds, for children, which looks like great fun! The stain glass windows are very vibrant colour. Outside the cathedral there is a small garden with seating. All the buildings in the vicinity are historical. Its worth a visit...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church is a major landmark in the city. It is a pretty, tidy church - not flamboyant. Do go inside if possible

Thank 301lisa33
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

This building is a must see for all visitors of Oulu, the ocher yellow tower and walls of the church walls, the copper green spherical roof and the tower top shape ending in a golden bulb.

Thank JW_Dam
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

VISITED the church today. It is very nice inside. There were a few worshippers in the church. You can take pictures inside but be respectful, no flash and don't disturb the worshippers.

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

My friends said that she's lived in Oulu for so many years but haven't really seen the boat, and fortunately one day, the church was open so we went in to pay respect and got to see the boat.

Thank Theodore W
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Beautiful place to visit and see architecture! it is very spacious inside, simple and light! I would recommend this Cathedral and certainly be back!

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Doors many times closed, but worth visiting when possible and nearby. Lutheran church are pretty spartan compared to catholic.

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

This cathedral wasn't open so we could only look at it from the outside. It didn't look anything special.

Thank Christine D
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Oulu Cathedral is a good example of the Empire style design by Carl Ludvig Engel. The church is a smaller scale version of Helsinki Cathedral. The bell tower is similar to the one at Tampere old church.

Thank Riikka L
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Just a minute away from the city centre. Visit here and you'll get a good understanding on a Lutheran Church style, which is pretty spartan compared to eg. catholic.

Thank CapeTurning
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