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Address: Keskustori 6, Tampere 33100, Finland
Phone Number: +358 3 5832190266
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Finnish style church

This old church is centrally located although somehow in a wrong place. The building has totally different style than other buildings of this area. However, church itself is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 May 2016
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Lahti, Finland
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Beverley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

One of the landmark features of the city of Tampere, a city of many landmarks. As you walk down the main street Hämeenkatu, opposite the main bus station is Vanha Kirkko, and beyond that the amazing vista of Finlayson and to the left, the city hall, the scene of severe fighting during the Finnish civil war in 1918.

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Modra, Slovakia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is one of the first landmarks you notice upon coming into the city. It's very stylish, partly wooden.

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Lahti, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This old church is centrally located although somehow in a wrong place. The building has totally different style than other buildings of this area. However, church itself is beautifully designed and well-maintained.

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Tampere, Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Pretty basic old wooden church. During the summer you can see a lot of weddings taking place in there, very popular. Represents some old architecture in the city of Tampere. Located right in the middle of the city at kauppatori.

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Paris, France
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

The Church itself is beautiful, but the direct environment is not so nice. Polluted city, with noy much to see, sorry to say!!

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Thank Stefan_Lempereur
Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

This beautiful wooden church is Vanha Kirkko which means Old Church and it is in the city center of Tampere. It locates on Keskustori area and it is easy to reach. Every Sunday at 4 pm there is an English Service,.The Service is Lutheran/ Anglican. Worth to visit at Sundays.

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

We attended church at the Anglican Church at 4pm on Sundays. The service was in English and was combined with the Lutheran service. The church is beautiful, and all the people there were friendly and welcoming to us.

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Thank Cat M
Southern Finland, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015

Vanha Kirkko (Tampere) is a beautiful church in great location, opening hours in wintertime 1.9.2014-1.5.2015 from Wednesday to Sunday at 1 PM till 3 PM, so quite a short time in winter time. There is also English Service times e.g. Easter time and also some concerts. http://www.tampereenseurakunnat.fi/ kirkko_tampereella/kirkot_ja_muut_tilat/kirkot/vanha_kirkko with more information.

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Tampere, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014

Old church of Tampere is place to see and to sit down for a while to have coversation with your lord, or just have moment with your thougs. Situated at center of city very near Tammerkoski and other places to interest.

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Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

old, nice building. typicall finish old church, wooden and in the middle of town, easy to get a buss

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