You are going to read the reviews and wonder if you should come here. Then you are going to come because it is 5 minutes away from everything else in Helsinki. But should you come? Here is what it is. It's a great central location....More
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It reflects the Finnish and Scandinavian simple/pure architectural style. Don't expect gigantic architectural building facades like other European cathedrals.You can watch the public oratorio everyday in front of the cathedral. Also the stairs and the senate square are lying in front of the cathedral and...More
Beautiful Cathedral, with wonderful Icons and incredible decoration. Set on a hill with lovely views.
This was worth the climb, Especially the view from the square was magnificent. It's nice to take a break from walking around, and sitting on the steps in the summers. This Lutheran cathedral looks much better from the outside then inside though. Its interior is...More
Helsinki Cathedral looks beautiful with its white architecture and located very wisely on top of the stairs as on sunny days the stairs are full ofr people with their musical instruments, books and food. The light system at night also gives a different appearance to...More
A beautiful landmark but too many stairs to climb. The outside square was majestic with old buildings having European architecture. The tram gets you here directly from the Central station. We walked to the harbor which is about 10 mins from the cathedral.
What a beautiful cathedral in its Lutheran simplicity and elegance. After visiting St Petersburg, it was so nice to visit a church that didn't have gold leaf vomited over everything. Helsinki Cathedral has an ambience that makes one feel one is in God's house.