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Rock Church

Lutherinkatu 3, Helsinki, Finland
+358 9 494698
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Also known as "Church in the Rock," this modern church is carved from rock and has a stunning copper dome.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Lutherinkatu 3, Helsinki, Finland
Kampinmalmi
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+358 9 494698
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You have to pay to get in this church. You can't appreciate it from the outside. There was a line to get in and pay when I went. Once inside the church a lot of people were talking and taking photos. It didn't feel very...More

Thank Outdoorpartner
Reviewed yesterday

This was impressive and we visited on a rainy day with hordes of other tourists. Try to go early or late to have more time to appreciate the interior. And on a sunny day if that can be arranged. Other reviewers call this unique and...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

They have very short opening time during the winter time but anyway is something interesting to see.

Thank Denis D
Reviewed yesterday

I'm not a very religious person non the less I enjoyed the Rock church. It looks amazing. you wouldn't spend any more that 30 - 60 mins here. It is worth seeing

Thank Flynnm2
Reviewed 2 days ago

The awe and the emotion you feel in the "underground" House of God is incomparable.. It is a complex of devoutness, admiration for the high technology of building the church and delight from the artistic side of view. We visit every time we go to...More

Thank zaniko
Reviewed 2 days ago

This church is dug out of bedrock with a copper roof. There's always some kind of music happening in it. We heard a kantele player. Can be quite full of tour groups, so go early!

Thank Krystal J
Reviewed 3 days ago

This very unique church is a must see. Incredibly, the rock walls provide the perfect acoustics as well as the most interesting and unlikely natural setting for a church that I have ever seen. It is also a fascinating concept to have church "in the...More

Thank Xina8
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been many times to Helsinki, but never had an opportunity to visit the Rock Church, but now it is done. The church is very special. Temppeliaukio Church is a Lutheran church in the Töölö neighborhood of Helsinki. The church was designed by architects...More

Thank leffex
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There's a 3€ entrance fee to this charming Lutheran church built completely into the Finnish bedrock. The church is in the round and is often booked for weddings. They will close the church to the public when a wedding takes place. Be advised especially on...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Sunday it opens at noon so is jammed. Watch for lines. Helpful to have tickets ahead and a guide to bypass crowds. Striking but ten minutes.

Thank nycmom22
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Giao N
2 July 2017|
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Response from ikshu_24 | Reviewed this property |
tram 2 though it is only a short walk from the city centre about 9 min
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kathyl20170604
21 April 2017|
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Response from daniel448 | Reviewed this property |
Fair question! Official Helsinki web page gives following answer: "Closed during church ceremonies and events." I would recommend to contact tourist office to get detailed information. Good luck
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Snips1979
14 February 2017|
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Response from Julie G | Reviewed this property |
It is a church do best to check website as it may be closed to tourists for weddings baptism or religious services
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