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Helsinki Cathedral

Unioninkatu 29, Helsinki 00170, Finland
+358 9 23406120
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Unioninkatu 29, Helsinki 00170, Finland
+358 9 23406120
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Reviewed 6 days ago

When in Helsinki you should start your visit here. There are many interesting points of vien from top of the stairs

Thank Behzad_Tab
Reviewed 1 week ago

This building stands out. It is situated at the top of some steep steps in the city and overlooks Senate Square, where a band played. It can be seen as a land mark from the water too. It has ornate chandeliers inside very little else....More

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The area just outside the church offers a wonderful view of the square. The church its self is very plain with little adornment on the inside. There are some wonderful sculptures important to Lutheranism.

Thank Consultcinda
Reviewed 1 week ago

This neoclassical cathedral, originally built by a Russian Tsar, sits above the lovely Senate Square. Perched high above the common folk, the exterior was very impressive and beautiful. The white columns and green domes juxtapose beautifully against the blue sky. The architecture, created by Carl...More

Thank Mellie2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Lutheran cathedral is the star of the square. Beautiful in its simplicity, especially on the inside. The organ is the star of the show. Our favorite site in Helsinki!

Thank Graciel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The church stands in an imposing position overlooking the square and is visually impressive from the outside. Inside, it is rather plain but with a huge organ overlooking the main congregational seating area. It is worth a visit but not somewhere you will need a...More

Thank DebsB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice Cathedral. Was there when a live choir was practicing on the steps in the rain. Came back another day to enjoy the sights

Thank shpesft
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the centre of town, this cathedral dominates the skyline and looks the part with the many steps leading up to this imposing and very grand structure. Interestingly the steps actually lead up to the side of the cathedral and not the front. It's Lutheran...More

Thank foodiefanmom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cathedral was beautiful and the view was beautiful. I was lucky enough to arrive around the time of the free organ recital.

Thank Martha G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cathedral is quite high above, so a splendid view of the city can be observed from it. Unfortunately, there was a wedding and I couldn't get inside and had just stand outside, watching a beautiful bride wearing green converses together with a wedding dress....More

Thank Julia N
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Rula A
28 August 2017|
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Response from Barbara K | Reviewed this property |
Probably an hour depending on your expertise
17 August 2016|
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Response from tiredandtravelled | Reviewed this property |
Cathedral Schedule Sun at 10 am Main Worship Service with Communion, 8 pm Organ Recital (summer) • Mon at noon Daily Prayer • In summer Tue at 11 am Prayer during the Day and a short presentation of the Cathedral (in... More