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Johannes Church

Korkeavuorenkatu 12, Helsinki 00120, Finland
+358 9 23407730
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Every religion has marvelous builiding, this is one

Every Church has a special architecture, show mostly the wealthy of the past. This is also one... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
luc_calleeuw
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Lisbon
Attractive neo-gothic church

This attractive looking neo-gothic church is located just a short walk from the centre of Helsinki... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
KGB777
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every Church has a special architecture, show mostly the wealthy of the past. This is also one where you can see what people where able to in the past

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This attractive looking neo-gothic church is located just a short walk from the centre of Helsinki and is easily accessible by foot. I visited on a Sunday in the early afternoon and it was open to visitors. The interior isn't particularly ornate but is still...More

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful churches in Helsinki. Visit it around the year- its open daily - not during the ceremonials - I had my wedding here in 1995;)

Thank Jari Ö
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

This church from the 1890’s is set on a hill, with imposing steeples. Inside it’s quite simply decorated, when we visited an organist was playing on the rather large organ in the gallery. Nice spot to stop off whilst walking in the area.

Thank DublinWelcomesAll
Reviewed 21 October 2017

In a great setting and built in the late 1800s this tremendous church is still the largest Lutheran one in the city, seating over 2,500 of a congregation. In the Neo-Gothic style, the facade with its marvellous red brickwork is beautiful. The vista along the...More

Thank permia
Reviewed 23 September 2017

St John's was the third Lutheran church to be built in Helsinki, completed in 1891. It's preserved the original furnishings, reredos, grand chandeliers, rather cunning tilting blackboards for the hymn numbers and vast quantities of pews.We were fortunate to pick the right time for visiting...check...More

Thank Angela D
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The twin towers of the church can be seen for miles so it's easy to find. The neo Gothic design is not in keeping with the surrounding area but I found the building very attractive. It's off the beaten path so not swarming with visitors...More

Thank Lemmus
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Johannes church is simply beautiful , very rich unusual decisions inside and strong gothic outside. What is interesting - there are 5 main churches in Helsinki and all of them are absolutely different !

Thank Danny S
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I am not a very religious person but this church had a special feel perhaps its external appeal that made me walk in. It was calm,peaceful and very beautiful. I liked being here.

Thank bgreenturf
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Gothic style churches are not typical for Finland. This neo-gothic church right in the centre of the design-district of Helsinki is a gem to be seen by day and illuminated by night. Whether is summer against the azure blue Finnish sky or in winter against...More

Thank Niko M
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