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Lovely Cathedral

There is a small cathedral in the grounds, for children, which looks like great fun! The stain... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
HellyWelly93
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Beautiful

This church is a major landmark in the city. It is a pretty, tidy church - not flamboyant. Do go... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
301lisa33
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

The Oulu Cathedral is an Evangelical Lutheran cathedral. The church was originally built in 1777 but the wooden structures burned in the large fire of Oulu in 1822. The church was built again on top of the old stone walls with famous architect Carl Ludvig...More

Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 29 August 2018

One of the most beautiful churches in Finland. Peaceful break if you want to see something beautiful and quite old in hectic city of Oulu.

Thank Jokke58
Reviewed 30 July 2018

There is a small cathedral in the grounds, for children, which looks like great fun! The stain glass windows are very vibrant colour. Outside the cathedral there is a small garden with seating. All the buildings in the vicinity are historical. Its worth a visit...More

Thank HellyWelly93
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This church is a major landmark in the city. It is a pretty, tidy church - not flamboyant. Do go inside if possible

Thank 301lisa33
Reviewed 7 June 2018

This building is a must see for all visitors of Oulu, the ocher yellow tower and walls of the church walls, the copper green spherical roof and the tower top shape ending in a golden bulb.

Thank JW_Dam
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

VISITED the church today. It is very nice inside. There were a few worshippers in the church. You can take pictures inside but be respectful, no flash and don't disturb the worshippers.

Thank wolf3728
Reviewed 6 March 2018

My friends said that she's lived in Oulu for so many years but haven't really seen the boat, and fortunately one day, the church was open so we went in to pay respect and got to see the boat.

Thank Theodore W
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Beautiful place to visit and see architecture! it is very spacious inside, simple and light! I would recommend this Cathedral and certainly be back!

Thank LuxmiJi
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Doors many times closed, but worth visiting when possible and nearby. Lutheran church are pretty spartan compared to catholic.

Thank CapeTurning
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This cathedral wasn't open so we could only look at it from the outside. It didn't look anything special.

Thank Christine D
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