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Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

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Address: Kanavakatu 1, Helsinki 00160, Finland
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Very nice place to visit

Very nice to see inside and out. The inside is vast open space with no clutter and a pleasant atmosphere. One of my favourite buildings.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice to see inside and out. The inside is vast open space with no clutter and a pleasant atmosphere. One of my favourite buildings.

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Athens, Attiki, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The real continuation of traditional Finnish architecture. Βut this did not continue because it was adopted by the Russians and the Orthodox church and we all know the feelings of Finns for. . . Russians!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One cannot help but want to visit this landmark church when it is seen from the outside. It is an imposing structure on a hill, overlooking the harbor. We visited on a cold January day, and it was difficult to find an open and cleared path or an open door to the cathedral. After much searching and finally going over... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can't help but wanting to go tot the cathedral when you at first see it near the harbor. Check out the opening times though. The inside is smaller than the size suggests. It's a typical Russian Orthodox Cathedral (mor like a church). You can't take pictures inside, while likely you would want to take one of the "babushka" sweeping... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love going into this classic and epic cathedral. It's a must see if you visit. It's up on a hill but its an easy hill to climb so most can easily approach.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to the cathedral is quite nice. The inside is quite ornate and there are many things to take in when in side. Outside on a nice day is good for a picnic on the lawn.

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Thank Rich G
East Coast, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful building with lots of ornate decoration, nice views of Helsinki, very peaceful inside. There are a fair amount of steps up to visit this cathedral, both outside and inside. There is a fairly steep sidewalk up one side to get close to it, though.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This orthodox Cathedral is a must see structure. With its location on the hill, it look so impressive from the lower ground. This Attraction is walking distance from the city hall, Market square and the Eye.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This orthodox cathedral is definitely a must see when visiting Helsinki. It is very impressive outside and in. No charge to visit.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to see a real and nice Russian orthodox church without having to go to Russia this is the place.

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