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Helsinki Cathedral

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Neighbourhood: Vironniemi
As featured in 3 Days in Helsinki
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Address: Unioninkatu 29, Helsinki, Finland
Phone Number: +358 9 23406120
09:00 - 18:00
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Magnificient building in heart of city

Many steps to climb to get to the top of the Church but worth every steps. Inside is simple yet beautiful

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Many steps to climb to get to the top of the Church but worth every steps. Inside is simple yet beautiful

Thank sllim2015
Tilburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As soon on every picture Helsinki shows I needed to visit this. It is a very beautiful building with great architecture. You can make a lot of cool travel photos here, also from the square. Too bad the inside of the building is not that interesting, but definitely worth a visit!

Thank Bas H
Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family and I visited this cathedral in November 2016. The interior of the church is very pretty. Take a few minutes outside to look over Senate Square (a public square in front of the church). We visited at the end of November, and there was a very large Christmas tree on display in the square. The cathedral is visible... More 

Thank Hal W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Climbing the steps to the cathedral is worth it. The cathedral is a beautiful building and the striking whiteness stands out especially at night time. There is great views looking down from the cathedral over the square. Stunning cathedral.

Thank aodhanomaonaigh
London England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth a visit and step in out of the cold. The choir was practicing and it was a lovely way to while away twenty minutes and warm up. Bit of a hike up the stairs but well worth it for the views.

Thank Hartrix
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is located on top of Senate Square and you need to walk up some steep steps to enter but the climb is worth it. The architecture is simple but beautiful. We went on a Sunday Lunchtime and there was a boys choir practising which was lovely to sit and listen to. The cathedral houses one of the largest organs... More 

Thank poppiesbrother
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took a lot of pictures from outside also u get a nice view of the square below with palace and the univeristy on opposite sides

Thank arun j
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I arrived at the Catheral in the early afternoon, from the Esplanade. The rain has just stopped but the sky far away still looked threatening. After climbing up the flights of stairs, i found the church door tightly closed. Then suddenly someone opened it, streams of guests walked out and lined in front of the door, both sides. A passage... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The exterior worth a visit, very imponent white Cathedral above the city, beautiful. Anyways inside did not worth the visit because is lutheran so a bit boring decoration.

Thank Natalia C
Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you find yourself in Helsinki and like landmarks, this Cathedral is worth seeing from a historical perspective.

Thank MakatiJoe

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