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Helsinki Cathedral

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Unioninkatu 29, Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed today via mobile

We were only there for a day from Our cruise ship The best place to see Helsinki is by the hop on hop off bus A modern town with lots of smart shops lovely parks great way to see the town Pity the Olympic stadium...More

Thank 42holiday
Reviewed yesterday

When you are in this area of the city it is worthwhile to stop and have a look at this cathedral. It is quite lovely both inside and out. The area in front is a pleasant spot to peruse the beautiful statue. The nearby shops...More

Thank Lorna P
Reviewed yesterday

We came upon this architectural wonder with a darkening sky, the sun’s rays slowly settling in the dusk of the evening. It was an eye 👁 popper. We could not enter because it was a Holiday for this Lutheran Church on this day. But the...More

Thank 555Orla
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Helsinki Cathedral is the center point high point (literally) in the main square, not too far from the pier. The Grand (pipe?) organ is the main attraction here. It is a pretty church and what I found to be interesting was a church parishioner...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 4 days ago

A little sombre on the inside but lovely on the outside and looks very impressive in its surroundings.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This dramatic white building is the centerpiece of downtown Helsinki. It was finished in 1852. It sears 1300, but usually only about 200 attend services. It is neoclassical and capped by one large and four small green domes. Warren Beatty shot scenes from the film...More

Thank annarc6
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful cathedral sitting on elevated position from the square . The steps going up are just as big and add to the enormousness of the building . Well worth a visit . Get there early if you want o take photos without hundreds of tourists

Thank truth
Reviewed 6 days ago

This neoclassical-style Finnish Evangelical Lutheran cathedral is the most beautiful and overpowering building on Senate Square. It was built over the 1830 to 1852 period to honour Tsar Nicholas I of Russia, who at the time also held the position of Grand Duke of Finland....More

Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't go inside but got some lovely shots of the beautiful green and white architecture against a bright blue sky.

Thank ErkiBear
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking around Helsinki, we stopped in the large plaza that is dominated by the 19th century Helsinki Cathedral. Technicians were setting up for a concert to celebrate a holiday in the square which is said to be able to hold the entire population of Helsinki....More

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Catherine D
August 30, 2018|
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Response from Carole P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Catherine, but we visited Helsinki in August and didn’t think to ask about choral services.
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Katie W
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Response from Susan S | Reviewed this property |
It’s free
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Rula A
August 27, 2017|
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Response from Barbara K | Reviewed this property |
Probably an hour depending on your expertise
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