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Helsinki Cathedral

Unioninkatu 29, Helsinki 00170, Finland
+358 9 23406120
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Unioninkatu 29, Helsinki 00170, Finland
+358 9 23406120
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

"Just" your regular church, it was pretty, but nothing spectacular.. But if you are nearby might as well visit :)

Thank Danni H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You cannot go to Helsinki without visiting this monumental cathedral next to Senate Square. This is basically the Eiffel tower of Helsinki (so to speak) & it is more magnificent than you could ever imagine. Unfortunately countress tourist groups at all times inside the cathedral...More

Thank Andre H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The dome of Helsinki is inspired from Russian architecture, planned and created by German architects, for the evangelican-lutheran people of the Helsinki area. It is beautiful from the outside, puristic inside. The iconic white walls shine in the sun over the city of Helsinki.

Thank knk7
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice from outdoor but don't waste time coming in, it's completely empty, no paintings, no frescos, nothing

Thank Ivan U
Reviewed 2 days ago

My family went to a boys choir concert in this cathedral and it was stunning. The cathedral is beautifully lit up at night and is a great place to visit. But if you have a chance go to a concert in this building.

Thank Duncan H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Be prepared to climb a lot of steps to enter. Well worth it, beautiful inside. There are toilets as well

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Magnificently placed on high in the grand Senate Square it has a great facade of columns, domes and statuary. It was interesting to learn that it was originally known as St Nicholas's Church in honour of Czar Nicholas I, until Finnish independence in 1917. In...More

Thank permia
Reviewed 1 week ago

It really has all the bells and whistles for a fine cathedral circa 1850's but this Lutheran church retains its protest-ant (hyphen is intended) inclination against that which it is protesting. Time only allowed for us to do a walk-around and it impressed us greatly....More

Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The a Lutheran church and beautiful. It has the biggest Organ I've ever seen. The while place locketed on heel steps so can take beautiful pictures.

Thank Ronnie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view from the street is impressive. If you want to walk the stairs up "cardiac hill" like we did, you get an interesting view. If you are in a rush or have a weak heart, just look at it from the street!

Thank 565NYMan565
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Rula A
August 27, 2017|
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Response from Barbara K | Reviewed this property |
Probably an hour depending on your expertise
August 17, 2016|
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Response from tiredandtravelled | Reviewed this property |
Cathedral Schedule Sun at 10 am Main Worship Service with Communion, 8 pm Organ Recital (summer) • Mon at noon Daily Prayer • In summer Tue at 11 am Prayer during the Day and a short presentation of the Cathedral (in... More