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Archangel Michael's church

Puistokatu 16, Turku 20100, Finland
+358 40 3417110
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Nothing special

It was closed on a Saturday morning. Looks a fine buidling from the outside, there is a little bit... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
Stockholm, Sweden
via mobile
Beautiful church

Great experience. Must visit landmark for every visitor to Turku. Take the time to visit leisurely... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Saskatoon, Canada
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“lars” (5 reviews)
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Puistokatu 16, Turku 20100, Finland
+358 40 3417110
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

It was closed on a Saturday morning. Looks a fine buidling from the outside, there is a little bit of park even, but you are done with this atttaction in 10 min if it is not open. There seem to be some concerts on Sunday.

Thank Lillemusen
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Great experience. Must visit landmark for every visitor to Turku. Take the time to visit leisurely. So much to take in.

Thank jpiks1
Reviewed 4 July 2017

They are not open for public during the winter months - only during the services and musical events. During the summer they are open for public as well. It's a bit outside the very centre of the city but definitely worth the walk. The interior...More

Thank Henna_M_
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Lars Sonck is hardly a household name outside of Finland, but he was a truly brilliant architect who created some wonderful Art Noveau churches, which are often known as National Romantic buildings in Scandanavia. This one dates from 1905. Though not as radically modern as...More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Archangle Michael's church is one of the biggest ones in Turku. The inside of it is very basic lutheran so quite plain, but still beautiful in a simple way. Definitely worth taking a look!

Thank Riikka H
Reviewed 27 December 2016

A creation of the famous Finnish architect Lars Sonck when only 23 years old. A truly beautiful church rich in detail. Make sure to enter the church: the interior is something to see, too. The church is not in the immediate city centre, but it...More

Thank lmsk2014
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Even Archange Michael's church is not the oldest and most likely the first ones locals would spotted out - it is from my opinion the most beautiful church in Turku. So if you are interested in architect, church history or just beautiful buildings - this...More

Thank Kreivi
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Lars Sonck won the design competition on year 1894 when he was only 23 years old and the church was opened to public year 1905. The church is magnificent: outside the dignified conifers fit perfectly the appearance of the church and the church is full...More

Thank vivian L
Reviewed 19 June 2016

This was a beautiful find. We were walking back to the train station after having seen the river walk, and stumbled upon this gem of a church. If you are in Turku, it is a must see.

Thank Roger G
Reviewed 13 March 2016

I don't think that this will be on a lot of tourist's must-see lists but it is really incredible. The striking neogothic exterior hides the stunning art nouveau interior. Be sure to check the opening hours though, before you make the walk.

1  Thank Sarah B
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