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Address: Korkeavuorenkatu 12, Helsinki 00120, Finland
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Beautiful church, try to check concerts!

This church is beautfiul, well located in Helsinki. Take a walk in here and try to find time when they have a concert in church. In winter time, especially in end of year before... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Tinskil
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Helsinki, Finland
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Perth, United Kingdom
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1,033 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came across this edifice whilst walking in the area. Really strange to see. Such a large imposing structure in what is largely a residential area.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church is beautfiul, well located in Helsinki. Take a walk in here and try to find time when they have a concert in church. In winter time, especially in end of year before Christmas, this is magnificent tip. ;)

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Moscow, Russia
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76 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Very very beautiful church! It looks so great outside, so big and contrast and brightness of this building! I think, that is the most beautiful place in this city! If you want to make pics - come here! This place is empty, because stand not near centre, but Helsinki is not large, so - you can come here on foot... More 

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Wicklow, Ireland
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

When we visited this church, around midday on a weekday, it was empty. It was a beautiful building, and there was a lovely atmosphere there - I guess because of the prayer and worship offered by those who attend.

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Barton upon Humber, England, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Went in by chance and had a good look around and then went back for an evening organ recital. A very good evening had by all and free too if you didn't purchase a programme. Great architecture but plain

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Not too far from the city centre, easy to reach by foot. For a Finnish church the decoratinons are plentiful. Really worth of visiting.

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

A beautiful Protestant Church. My partner liked it more than I did, because to be honest it echoed me another similar church Johannes kirke from the city of Bergen, Norway: same name and very similar architecture. Worth a visit! When we went there in a Saturday morning, the church was closed, so we could not see the interior.

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

I don't know why it's still not the symbol of the city! It's something marvelous, definitely my favorite spot in the city now.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful church. Worth a trip. Good thing to on a rainy day. The inside is different from what I expected since it's very bright and warm.

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Jarvenpaa, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Very detailed and massive on the outside. Lovely details on the inside too. One of Helsinki's must see churches.

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