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Cathedral of Porvoo

Kirkkotori, Porvoo 06100, Finland
+358 19 6611250
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“old church” (14 reviews)
“bell tower” (5 reviews)
“steep walk” (2 reviews)
Kirkkotori, Porvoo 06100, Finland
+358 19 6611250
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The small town of Porvoo is so beautiful with his medieval buildings and the entire atmosphere of this location. Not far from Helsinki we stopped here for a short visit. The Cathedral is small but so beautiful inside. The organ always my favorite piece is...More

Thank SafirAlbastru
Reviewed 2 days ago

This old church dates back to the 14th century. It is a center piece of this charming medieval town. Church has seen its share of fire, and destruction, however, fortunately the citizens of Porvoo have rebuilt, and maintain it on its original site. It is...More

Thank whack4
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Having visited many cathedrals throughout our travels, this one is different. Looking like a giant countryside house with simple decorations and almost plain walls from the inside. Our visit coincided with the preparations for a wedding so we watched a lady playing cello ear the...More

Thank LaithEM
Reviewed 1 week ago

The entire city is wonderful. Take your time, sample the chocolate and coffee, the stores and drop into the church. You are walking on cobble stones but it is an easy walk and worth the trip from Helsinki.

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This around year 1450 built Cathedral is surely worth to visit. It has seatings for 750 people and the altarpiece is following Da Vinci˙s last supper idea. The unique roof of the Cathedral was burnt in 2006, but has been totally renovated since. The location...More

Thank Sakari M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very old cathedral originally built more than 500 years ago and rebuilt a few times after being destroyed by war and fires. It is worth visiting but don't expect the luxury of the Roman Catholic ones that exist in the South of...More

Thank cordova555
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is the smallest cathedral we have ever seen, absolutely perfect, peaceful and beautiful. Right at the top of a very steep cobbled street, but worth the effort getting there.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 1 week ago

So beautiful and charming with roof and whitewashed walls. Exterior is so clean and beautiful. The churchyard is also very well maintained and it's a nice place to rest a bit.

Thank nemanja1205
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While you are out exploring Porvoo walk to the top of the hill and see the Cathedral. Is a worth a visit while you are here and when you get tired of all the small shops.

Thank fireguy329
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting building, particularly from the outside. It dominates the old town of Porvoo and is worth a look.

Thank Maureen G
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