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Helsinki Cathedral

Unioninkatu 29, Helsinki 00170, Finland
+358 9 23406120
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Unioninkatu 29, Helsinki 00170, Finland
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

The Cathedral we only saw from the outside but it could be seen from many viewpoints around the city.

Thank persianrocks
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is probably a must see in Helsinki but I was bothered a bit that it was so crowded with tourists. Maybe better in the winter?

Thank Martti H
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

You are going to read the reviews and wonder if you should come here. Then you are going to come because it is 5 minutes away from everything else in Helsinki. But should you come? Here is what it is. It's a great central location....More

Thank Sean K
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

It reflects the Finnish and Scandinavian simple/pure architectural style. Don't expect gigantic architectural building facades like other European cathedrals.You can watch the public oratorio everyday in front of the cathedral. Also the stairs and the senate square are lying in front of the cathedral and...More

Thank aglott
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Beautiful Cathedral, with wonderful Icons and incredible decoration. Set on a hill with lovely views.

Thank charthousejr
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

After being in St Petersburg Russia, Helsinki in general was a letdown for us. But this church was nice.

1  Thank Dmlsun
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Nice Church. The church was pretty but nothing overly impressive. For a site to be highly ranked on trip advisor I guess I expected more.

Thank Sindibad1
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful inside and out, a great meeting point or spot to have a break. Cafes opposite the cathedral too.

Thank marisa_kmc
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This was worth the climb, Especially the view from the square was magnificent. It's nice to take a break from walking around, and sitting on the steps in the summers. This Lutheran cathedral looks much better from the outside then inside though. Its interior is...More

1  Thank Mariam A
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Helsinki Cathedral looks beautiful with its white architecture and located very wisely on top of the stairs as on sunny days the stairs are full ofr people with their musical instruments, books and food. The light system at night also gives a different appearance to...More

Thank Flyngdtchmn
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Rula A
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Response from Barbara K | Reviewed this property |
Probably an hour depending on your expertise
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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