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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 ceiling” (87 reviews)
“great acoustics” (48 reviews)
“natural light” (50 reviews)
Lutherinkatu 3, Helsinki, Finland
+358 9 23406320
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Reviewed yesterday

The Rock Church was built in the 60s in a former bomb shelter. Created by expanding and blasting out the bomb shelter, and applying a copper roof over it. The Rock Church is a must see. Because it is a church the monitors with shush...More

Thank Delbe M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have seen many churches but this one has a warmth and feel like very few. 3 Euro entry. Just 20 mins walk from harbour side. Just behind Kampii. Serene. Great design.

Thank HughDownie
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Summer months is a pretty busy time for this tourist attraction. Usually there is a line or two tourist buses lining up outside. The place is closed from tourist visit when here is a service, which can happen in strange times. The charge on tourist...More

Thank BongPaju
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was about half an hour walk from Senate Square area. I decided to walk so I could see some of the streets in Helsinki. This is definitely an unique church built with stones. When I was there, a guy was playing piano the whole...More

Thank calvin722
Reviewed 4 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 4 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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
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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
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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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