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Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

Kanavakatu 1, Helsinki 00160, Finland
+358 9 85646100
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Kanavakatu 1, Helsinki 00160, Finland
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Reviewed yesterday

This beautiful cathedral was built during the nineteenth century during a period in which Finland was part of the Russian Empire. It was designed by the Russian architect Aleksei Gornostayev and based on a sixteenth century church near Moscow. The Uspenskin Cathedral is the largest...More

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is such a beautiful cathedral. This is an orthodox cathedral and such, the art work is beautiful. The alter is ornate. Everything is absolutely beautiful. We walked here after seeing the cathedral on the SkyWheel and we were not disappointed. We lit candles and...More

Thank smlkennedy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice view from the hill. Interesting building. Somewhat small and underwhelming inside though, and with little to no tourist info.

Thank DisScrace
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The outside is as beautiful as the inside. Well worth a walk too whatever the season. I can't remember if I was allowed to take pictures in there or not but somethings telling me I wasn't allowed.

Thank AmKreuz86
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A stunning a stunning example of a Russian orthodox church. When the sun finally rises in Helsinki the golden topped cathedral really looks amazing

Thank PepalaPow23
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked past the cathedral while catching the Ferris wheel. Good to see from above as well. One do feel the historic sense of the place

Thank 687joannas
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the largest Russian orthodox Church in Finalnd. The church inside is impressive. You can view the market place and the sea from the hill where it is located. Around the church are the old streets of Katajanokka, which are also worth strolling if...More

Thank Erja R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Uspenskin cathedral is an Eastern Orthodox cathedral. The cathedral has been designed by a Russian architect and is set upon a hillside overlooking the city.

Thank Céline D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Cathedral is absolutely stunning and easily accessible from the city center. The architecture and history of this place make it definitely worth a visit when in Helsinki.

Thank The_Wanderlusty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the greatest orthodox cathedrals I have ever seen. I would say that it is a must see place in Helsinki if one likes such landmarks. The cathedral is in Russian style with inscriptions in church-Slavonic language.

Thank Svetlomir P
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Amanda A
23 April 2016|
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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.
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