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Tuomiokirkkotori 20, Turku 20500, Finland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 August 2008

I visited Turku Cathedral during the summer and even after visiting other Cathedrals such as Antewrp and München I was pleasantly surprised by this “small” one. To anyone who is interested in Finnish history this is the place to explore. It’s not merely religious site...More

4  Thank Marjatta
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 January 2012

If you like old churches, this is one of the few in Finland worth to visit.

2  Thank ExoB
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were pleased to be able to wander through this lovely town and see some of the sites one of which is this lovely old cathedral. It is apparently a national shrine and is the main church of the evangelical lutheran church of Finland. Compared...More

Thank Donna G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the oldest churches in Finland. If you are interested in architecture this place should be in your Turku trip list.

Thank Jyrki A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just like the Turku castle, also Turku Cathedral is the symbol of the city. The church is hundreds years old but in very good condition. The church stands in the center on the other side of the river from the market square and the modern...More

Thank Petsku83
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Massive in every way, this is one end of the city. An absolute must do when in Turku. If you are visiting the Turku Palace, walk by the river to the other end of the city to witness the grandeur of this cathedral. The lady...More

Thank TheWanderingHat
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Turku Cathedral has been – and it still is – the national cathedral for Finland. You can feel the medieval feeling, see the only royal tomb in Finland (Karin Månsdotter, queen of Sweden), take a candle and sit down peacefully. I try to visit it...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Really impressive.. especially the knights graves were really cool and tell Turku's rich history....

Thank HagueKing
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely church quite modern inside . Lovely stain glass windows however plain but very historical . Lovely spire and garden area around the cathedral . Worth a visit

Thank _jennys3489
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The Åbo/Turku domkyrka is the national shrine of Finland and the archbishop resides here. Built in the 13th century and rebuilt and restored several times (recently in the 1970-ies). Well worth seeing. For a small fee you can visit a museum part located on top...More

Thank Vierdank
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This , along with most of the city , burned down and so the original church was rebuilt and is now used for weddings in the summer every 30 minutes. Name for the priest that forced people to be baptized was killed by a local...More

Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed 25 July 2018

This is definitely the biggest church, but is a beautiful, peace, calm and very nice place. There are many interesting inside and if you find a audio-guide is super because there are many things to look. You will walk over tombs and the church has...More

Thank hgonzale3
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