We popped in here from Senate square. Viewing the Lutheran Cathedral is particularly interesting in comparison to the Orthodox cathedral - such a stark contrast.
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More beautiful on the outside than inside. This is a lovely landmark that can help you orient yourself as you're out walking about. The square is also buzzing and has some nice restaurants nearby.
It's worth visiting but it's quite plain on the inside. Have a look at the altarpiece and the statues of Luther and Melanchthon. The best thing about the cathedral is the façade! I suggest you walk around the cathedral and try to recognise all the...More
Jump one step up, jump one back down. Jump 2-steps up. Jump one back down. Repeat until you get to the top! If you can do this then celebrate by doing 20 press-ups on the top step. AWESOME 👏
I remember years ago on my first visit to Helsinki we arrived by ferry from Tallinn, Estonia. The huge white facaade of the ctahedearl on the hill with its green domes absolutely towered over the city and could be seen for miles out to sea....More
Nice Cathedral that really is the one monument you should see while staying in Helsinki. The cathedral looks beautiful from the outside and is also nice inside and free of charge.
This cathedral wan't open when we were there, so didn't tour around. A popular stop for people to enjoy a harbour view from the staircase leading up to it. On the centre square. A large market was opening up in the market square later in...More
This is a must see spot in Helsinki, and you won't miss it! The Cathedral located at the center of the senate square, surrounded by the national library, university of Helsinki, and the senate. The Cathedral itself is an amazing piece of architecture; it was...More