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Like a fairytale castle...

A beautiful, charming church, more like a fairytale castle...Was designed by a 24 years old... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sjohan03
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Turku, Finland
Impressively beautiful church

Michael's Church finished in 1905 was designed by a famous Finnish architect Lars Sonck. It has a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mikael F
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Vantaa, Finland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful, charming church, more like a fairytale castle...Was designed by a 24 years old architect, Lars Sonck. He won the design competition 1894 and the church was built 1899-1905 in stile of jugend and new gothic.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Michael's Church finished in 1905 was designed by a famous Finnish architect Lars Sonck. It has a neogothic style architecture. A rich Jugend ornamentation decorates both the interior, the staircases, and the windows. It is absolutely a must-see church in Turku.

Thank Mikael F
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Next to the Turku Castle, a must see. An easy, though slightly long, walk along the river/canal make this visit even more enjoyable.

Thank jhmathews
Reviewed August 6, 2018

It was so beautiful that I thought that it was the cathedral (as I was wandering without a map looking for the cathedral...)! I went in to admire the inside and got caught in a wedding ceremony so had the opportunity to stay during part...More

Thank Chris77CH
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

This is a grand church from this last century. So not old but still quite impressive if you are in the area, but don’t make a special trip either.

Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

The church is very beautiful inside and outside. There is a little park across the street from the church.

Thank wolf3728
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

A real stone symphony! We came up to it pretty late and the church was closed, but the vista of this magnificent masterpiece colored by the last rays of sun is unforgettable. I do recommend this church even for a short visit.

Thank Elle_Ventrouge
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Awesome music: gospel, classic, old style and choirs. This is refreshingly unformal and very 21th century church.

Thank 300Nina
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

It was closed on a Saturday morning. Looks a fine buidling from the outside, there is a little bit of park even, but you are done with this atttaction in 10 min if it is not open. There seem to be some concerts on Sunday.

Thank Lillemusen
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Great experience. Must visit landmark for every visitor to Turku. Take the time to visit leisurely. So much to take in.

Thank jpiks1
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