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Kallio Church

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Beautiful Lutheran church

This grey granite church was designed by Lars Sonck in National Romantic style and it was completed... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Mikael F
Vantaa, Finland
Quite imposing

A Lutheran church in the Kallio district of Helsinki. It is architecturally in art nouveau style... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

This grey granite church was designed by Lars Sonck in National Romantic style and it was completed in 1912. It is one of the most prominent landmarks of Helsinki. The seven German bells in the granite tower play a tune by Jean Sibelius at noon...More

Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Your run of the mill Finnish church. Big inside and people hold big weddings here. Have been to a wedding here and enjoyed quite a bit.

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

A Lutheran church in the Kallio district of Helsinki. It is architecturally in art nouveau style and stands on a rock in an imposing way.

Thank highimpactuk
Reviewed 29 May 2018

From far you see the massif tower in the air. The building is worthwhile to visit, as so many buildings in Helsinki, a quite bulky structure of grey stones. The interior of the church can be viewed. 3/5 but probably a must see in Heldsnki.

Thank JW_Dam
Reviewed 28 March 2018

The church of the Kallio district stands imposing on top of a rock (=kallio) - and is visible from afar. Impressive granite architecture from outside, delicate and beautiful from inside. The church is one of the best works of the famous Finnish architect Lars Sonck....More

Thank lmsk2014
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Have to say that I'm a little bit shamed with this. For years walking and driving beside this big church on a hill located just 2 minutes from nearest subway station Hakaniemi. But you cannot wait good too long, right? One of my hobbies is...More

Thank Punakettu
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Outstanding church could be easily seen from the hotel we stayed in good landmark. Worth the walk up the hill to have a look.

Thank 587markd
Reviewed 28 December 2017

This is a church by the leading Finnish Jugend/Art Nouveau Architect Lars Sonck, built in 1910's. This is at the end of the Jugend period, so it kind of leans towards American skyscraper modernism. Beautiful, great feel for material

Thank EEVAHistorian
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This distinctive modern church is located about 2km from the centre of Helsinki. I walked there, but it is probably possible to get there by tram also. The church itself is nice enough but as with most Finnish churches the interior is fairly sparse.

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This tall monolithic structure stands out like a beacon in Helsinki and can be seen in the distance by almost everyone. We just wanted to see what it was, so my wife and I walked the long straight street up to the front and found...More

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