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Also known as "Church in the Rock," this modern church is carved from rock and has a stunning copper dome.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“copper dome” (88 reviews)
“great acoustics” (46 reviews)
“natural light” (51 reviews)
LOCATION
Lutherinkatu 3, Helsinki, Finland
Kampinmalmi
CONTACT
+358 9 23406320
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you have an interest in architecture and design then definitely visit. Included in most tours it is worth a look in.

Thank Chaibella
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thus is our second visit but now you have to pay - 3 Euros per person. The other churches are free. A long walk from the centre and no toilets

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nothing special, you just walk in take a look for 5' and walk out. Not good not bad either.. there is. There are much nicer things to do there but if you happen to walk by you could visit. After all, it costs only 3€....More

Thank Kiki T
Reviewed 3 days ago

This Lutheran church is unlike any other church I've visited in my lifetime. There is something which isn't explainable about the vibe of the place, a bit like visiting a concert hall maybe.

Thank Guyasp
Reviewed 4 days ago

A excellent place to see how they integrate nature to become a church. Access to the church is via the tram system or via the bus route.

Thank NBH168
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This ingenious design out of solid rock by brother architects Timo and Tuomo Suomalainen, opened in 1969, creates a simple but moving spiritual space, a definite Helsinki must see.

Thank SJHartzell
Reviewed 5 days ago

The underground Rock Church, which is one of Helsinki's most popular attractions, was designed by architects Timo and Tuomo Suomalainen, and completed in 1969. It was excavated out of the granite bedrock and covered by a dome lined with copper. It is located off the...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Such an interesting church to visit, located in an area with apartments all around, and built down under a grass hill with bushes and trees !!!!! The walls are raw, and has water coming down them !

Thank ghm11_2
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was in the list so had to go. I was pleasantly surprised. It really is a beautiful place. The copper coil ceiling is impressive. Worth the trip.

Thank pbar2310
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a showcase for the Finnish genius for design. We have visted and admired multitudes of churches, cathedrals and places of holiness, but here is likely the most awe-inspring we have gazed at. Hewn from the colour striated natural granite, it is layered upwards culminating...More

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Giao N
July 2, 2017|
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Response from ikshu_24 | Reviewed this property |
tram 2 though it is only a short walk from the city centre about 9 min
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kathyl20170604
April 21, 2017|
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Response from daniel448 | Reviewed this property |
Fair question! Official Helsinki web page gives following answer: "Closed during church ceremonies and events." I would recommend to contact tourist office to get detailed information. Good luck
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Snips1979
February 14, 2017|
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Response from Julie G | Reviewed this property |
It is a church do best to check website as it may be closed to tourists for weddings baptism or religious services
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