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Reviewed 1 week ago

The cathedral is small and you won't spend long here, but it's completely free. If you're expecting gold encrusted and lavish like the big catholic cathedrals you will be disappointed. This cathedral is small and somewhat minimalist, but it is beautiful and in excellent condition....More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Bob B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cathedral of Porvoo is worth visiting for two reasons. First, it's an interesting fifteenth century building. Second, the view from the hill is great.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed October 2, 2019

It’s a bit of a climb up a cobbled street to reach the Cathedral. However once you are there you are able to enjoy a magnificent view over the medieval town below. This is a part stone and part wooden building which suffered a serious...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed September 25, 2019 via mobile

Have seen a lot of churches in my travels in Europe and this one was slightly underwhelming but still the jewel of the old town. Nice views from outside the church and was pleased that it was free to enter.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 24, 2019

It was built in 1450's and became a Cathedral in 1723. It has big triangular roof. Unfortunately, it was under renovation when I visited it in May 2019.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank mitsuowt6801
Reviewed September 3, 2019

Although crowded with tour groups, this simple church retains a quiet elegance and simplicity rarely found. It is well worth a trudge up the hill to see this beautiful icon of Porvoo.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank dmittleman
Reviewed August 26, 2019 via mobile

beautiful place of a distant era of romance and faith. On Saturday, several couples performed a wedding.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 26, 2019 via mobile

This is on top of the hill in Porvoo Get a very good view of the town below Medieval church lovely on the inside as well It is the cathedral of the Lutheran church

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Vinothav
Reviewed August 18, 2019

The cathedral sits on top of the hill in Porvoo old town, even before a visitor enters the cathedral , the site gives one lovely views over the roofs of the old town and the river. The cathedral itself has been repaired after fires and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank andycoldham
Reviewed August 12, 2019

These old medievel church are so amazing! I lost tract of how many I visited! This is a Nice one, but sadly it is more of a recreation as much of the original was lost to time..., There are plenty to see that have much...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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