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So beautiful you can't decide where to look first. So worth the walk up the hill to see the inside, such a peaceful place. If you are in the city after sunset the Cathedral is lite up and even more breathtaking. We arrived on Monday...More
A very interesting place, a true place of worship in Orthodox ritual with beautiful pictures. It is located on a high hill above the City of Helsinki ... in short, is worth to spend on hour to visit that impressive monument of faith and art...More
When we visited, there was a service (or something like it) taking place. It was a fantastic experience and the atmosphere was amazing. Even though the interior is beautifully decorated, the actually building is what makes this cathedral so impressive. Form the harbor, take the...More
Uspenski Cathedral dominates the waterfront in Helsinki. Because of its location high on the cliff, it appears to be more impressive than the Helsinki Cathedral (LutheranTuomiokirkko) . Originally the church was Russian orthodox but became Greek Orthodox after the Russian revolution. The interior is magnificent...More
Cathedral was nice from the outside and also from the inside. There were many tourists so it was hard to take a picture as well as light inside cathedral was too bright. It has very weird smell from the inside (not church like). For me...More
Is the main cathedral of the Orthodox Church of Finland, dedicated to the Dormition of the Theotokos (the Virgin Mary). The church was built between 1862 and 1868 on a hill that now overlooks Market Square and is the largest Orthodox church in western Europe....More
I couldn't wait to get up close to this beautiful church as soon as I saw it from the ferry.
Close to the centre of town and across the road from the Skywheel , it's well worth a visit.
There is also someone intricately restoring...More
Response from Yellowflipflops1105 | Reviewed this property |
It's closed on Monday. They are only opened for a couple of hours on other days if the week too. Though it is worth going in, just looking at the church and walking around it to see the 360 view of Helsinki bay is nice, too.