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Tampere Cathedral

Tuomiokirkonkatu 12, Tampere 33100, Finland
+358 40 8048765
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Christmas songs in Tampere Cathedral

Tampere Cathedral is located in very center of Tampere City, just 400m from railway station, about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jukka-pekka A
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Tampere
Very unusual cathedral.

We have visited many cathedrals and this one had a very unique atmosphere - mainly due to the very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Emma H
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Reading, United Kingdom
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  • Average9%
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Tuomiokirkonkatu 12, Tampere 33100, Finland
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+358 40 8048765
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tampere Cathedral is located in very center of Tampere City, just 400m from railway station, about 800m from main bus station. There´s also nearby underground parking place for about 800 cars, which has won European Parking Award 2013, only 200m from Cathedral. Cathedral itself has...More

Thank Jukka-pekka A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited many cathedrals and this one had a very unique atmosphere - mainly due to the very unusual murals, paintings and stained glass windows. Would definitely recommend for a short visit.

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located very close to the center, maybe less than 10 minutes from the railway station. In front of it there is a lovely park with benches for you to sit on. Worth taking pictures from the outside but I did not find the interior very...More

Thank Beatriz M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

And interesting interior which I can understand why it had a mixed reaction when it first opened. If you have the opportunity to attend a concert - particularly one which involves the organ - this is worth attending for a treat to the ears and...More

Thank 10Patrick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am interested in churches and church architecture so visit churches a lot although I have not been to many Lutheran churches. I found Tampere Cathedral most interesting and my favourite of the several churches I visited in the city. There is a useful (and...More

Thank Lemmus
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Love this place. A really fascinating gothic take on an old style church. Finns don't do old so they will happily build something new and then make it seem old. That is what they have done here and it really, really works. Atmospheric and interesting....More

Thank Mick F
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Extraordinary inside and out, Tampere's Lutheran cathedral is like no other church. Built in the national romantic style, and designed by Lars Sonck, with much of the interior painting by symbolist Hugo Simberg, it's probably the most Finnish of buildings, if that's possible. For a...More

Thank Phil H
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Incredible architecture, mural paintings worth the visit. Good peaceful location. Beautiful orgue. Concerts.

1  Thank BelgaFin
Reviewed 27 July 2017

From the outside, Tampere Cathedral seems almost "generic," but don't let that fool you. Go inside and be amazed by the architectural detail and the stunning murals.

1  Thank Experienced T
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Cathedral is famous for its frescoes, painted by the symbolist Hugo Simberg between 1905 and 1906.The paintings aroused considerable adverse criticism in their time, featuring versions of Simberg's The Wounded Angel and The Garden of Death. Of particular controversy was Simberg's painting of a winged...More

1  Thank Torgny B
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Christine V
13 June 2017|
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Response from melchior1 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I can remember it was 10.00 to 17.00 but ceremonies or services could mean that this is adapted. We went there in the early afternoon at around 13.00.
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