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Kallio Church

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Address: Itaeinen Papinkatu 2, Helsinki 00530, Finland
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+358 9 23403620
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Mon - Wed 12:00 - 17:00
Thu 09:00 - 18:00
Fri 12:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 18:00

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Another really iconic looking Church Building in Helsinki

Saw this building when walking up from the Hakaniemi Market and instantly thought I have to go and have a look. Has the look of something out of Fritz Lang movie Metropolis from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cameron C
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw this building when walking up from the Hakaniemi Market and instantly thought I have to go and have a look. Has the look of something out of Fritz Lang movie Metropolis from the outside but when inside is very austere still worth a look though. I also liked the outside lights which reminded me of Charles Rennie Mackintosh designs

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Thank Cameron C
Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very much worth a visit vhile in Kallio district (Highly recommended) Kallio Church is, if not the most beautifful in finland of its kind, a very interesting place to deeepen your undersanding of Finlands very own national romantic way of art nuveau. For the most interesting church of this kind You have to take a train and visit the Tampere... More 

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Thank HelsinkiKallio
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274 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

WHAT a simply beautiful VERY old church this is! When I did some research on this building before we went I found that it was described as "one of the purest representatives of the Romantic nationalism style in Finland" and it's easy to see why! One reason I wanted to visit was that I have a friend who was invited... More 

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Thank FRANCES39A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

You can check event calendar of Helsinki and visit Kallio church as concert place as well. There orginized Easter, Christmas and other music events.

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Thank Isandra_777
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Beautiful modernist church and imposing as it was perched on a hill. You can see this when you're standing by the side of Helsinki Cathedral and Senate Square.

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This very impressive stone church is located in the Kallio hipster area. Do study the program of the church and join a concert or a ceremony. The church is super beautiful both in and out.

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Thank IrmaLiberty
Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

This is the church in Helsinki. Sure there are more famous but this is more real. As a building it is massive and very impressive. Inside is very modest but still very nice. A must see in Kallio and very good reason to visit Kallio.

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Thank nikon988
Avesta, Sweden
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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

You can just imagine how many people and how many stones this church is made of. So beautiful, so breathtaking and so reminding of our history. So proud it's just standing there and let us know it's the greatest of all.

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Thank betyouare
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is an interesting-looking church. But it is a very long walk from city center and the rest of the attractions.

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Windsor, Canada
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Kallio Church has a very solid look to it with its Art Nouveau design. The bell tower is huge with a green dome in front of it. Inside is beautiful too but keep in mind it is in the fairly spartan in the Lutheran tradition. It is much simpler inside than the Helsinki Cathedral. An interesting feature is the curved... More 

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