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Helsinki Cathedral

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Neighbourhood: Vironniemi
As featured in 3 Days in Helsinki
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Address: Unioninkatu 29, Helsinki, Finland
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Magnificent church building

The church building looked powerful from the outside. The inside was also great. Stands out in the area and well worth a visit.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Merimbula, Australia
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Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited this cathedral on a snowy day and its looked beautiful from the outside. Great to take lots of pretty pictures and a great view from the top of the steps. The inside was not so great though, very very plain in every way, so that was disappointing. But I suppose when you have visited some of the most beautiful... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a spectacular sight, especially in winter when there is snow on the ground. We went inside aswell and we're lucky to hear a lady playing the organ

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Merimbula, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The church building looked powerful from the outside. The inside was also great. Stands out in the area and well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

a sight to see, beautiful to behold. free entry (at least on friday night). beautifully constructed!

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A wonderful iconic building unique to Helsinki and a visual display at all times of the year especially at sunset in winter at 3.05pm.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We traveled at Christmas time so were lucky enough to visit when the square surrounding the cathedral was full of Cristmas markets. The cathedral has a very peaceful feeling and when I entered the organ was playing in preparation for a concert that night. The cathedral often has musical concerts that are worth looking out for. Take the time to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great from the outside and evangelical from the inside. We loved it. A must see in Helsinki. Great place.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Impressive space with lovely décor and views. Well worth a visit. Small gift shop inside too. Few steps to climb up to access

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lutheran cathedral was very big and white, the day we were there they were preparing it for their national day where all the important people were gathering that day to celebrate it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Helsinki for one day, primarily to visit the Christmas Markets. As such we went into the town and fell under the spell of this impressive building. As you arrive at the bottom of the stairs it commands the viewer to approach as a supplicant. When you reach level ground you are able to take in even more... More 

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