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Helsinki Cathedral

Unioninkatu 29, Helsinki 00170, Finland
+358 9 23406120
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Unioninkatu 29, Helsinki 00170, Finland
+358 9 23406120
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

I very nice church with wonderful inside decorations sitting on top of a great view. I would do it again.

Thank T S
Reviewed 9 June 2017

The cathedral is an example to showcase Finnish architecture. It's a must-see, mainly because it is one of Helsinki's well-known attractions. Having been built on top of the hill, it gives a really nice view of the Helsinki cityscape.

Thank Marcus R
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Helsinki Cathedral stands on the northern side of the Senate Square and is quite imposing and impressive. It is simple in its presentation and therefore easily fits into the Finnish flair for minimalism. Although it was completed in 1852 and is neoclassical in style, it...More

Thank deborahk3
Reviewed 8 June 2017

If you really understand Finnish culture you wouldn´t expect this Cathedral to be anything like Notre Dame or la Sagrada Familia, this is a very subtle, nice, elegant and pretty Cathedral, standing tall in the middle of the Plaza.

Thank Gino C
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Between this Cathedral and Uspenskin, it's difficult to pick which one was more amazing. We were not able to go inside the day we were there but the outside alone is quite stunning!

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 6 June 2017

a must see. great atmosphere around the place. Plus if youre a darude fan this is where they shot part of the sandstorm video apparently ;-p . Definitely a must see regardless

Thank Sarah_2449
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Huge church which the best attraction is the cripta in the ground floor.There is not fees and you will be guided by some church staff.It is worth visiting.

Thank Sebastiao Marco... V
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Its a nice place to laze around and sit and watch people go by. And if the weather is nice that would be a real added benefit. Lots of photo opportunity, and lots of street artistes perform. There are lots of souvenir shops around. Go...More

Thank Ash K
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This is another amazing structure, in a square filled with beauty. this is up several steps and worth just standing and taking in its beauty for a while.

Thank Fidelma66
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Its simple serene elegant. But huge magnificent structure Overlooking the senate square. Must sit on stairs for few minutes to enjoy the view.

Thank Smit M
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Rula A
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Response from Barbara K | Reviewed this property |
Probably an hour depending on your expertise
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Cathedral Schedule Sun at 10 am Main Worship Service with Communion, 8 pm Organ Recital (summer) • Mon at noon Daily Prayer • In summer Tue at 11 am Prayer during the Day and a short presentation of the Cathedral (in... More