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Tuomiokirkkotori 20, Turku 20500, Finland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Massive in every way, this is one end of the city. An absolute must do when in Turku. If you are visiting the Turku Palace, walk by the river to the other end of the city to witness the grandeur of this cathedral. The lady...More

Thank TheWanderingHat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Turku Cathedral has been – and it still is – the national cathedral for Finland. You can feel the medieval feeling, see the only royal tomb in Finland (Karin Månsdotter, queen of Sweden), take a candle and sit down peacefully. I try to visit it...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really impressive.. especially the knights graves were really cool and tell Turku's rich history....

Thank HagueKing
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely church quite modern inside . Lovely stain glass windows however plain but very historical . Lovely spire and garden area around the cathedral . Worth a visit

Thank _jennys3489
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The Åbo/Turku domkyrka is the national shrine of Finland and the archbishop resides here. Built in the 13th century and rebuilt and restored several times (recently in the 1970-ies). Well worth seeing. For a small fee you can visit a museum part located on top...More

Thank Vierdank
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This , along with most of the city , burned down and so the original church was rebuilt and is now used for weddings in the summer every 30 minutes. Name for the priest that forced people to be baptized was killed by a local...More

Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed 26 July 2018

This is definitely the biggest church, but is a beautiful, peace, calm and very nice place. There are many interesting inside and if you find a audio-guide is super because there are many things to look. You will walk over tombs and the church has...More

Thank hgonzale3
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Entry is free. This is a huge cathedral. It is a lovely and light, airy space. Peaceful. Very significant in national history

Thank 301lisa33
Reviewed 19 July 2018

I visited the Turku Cathedral during a transit stop at the city. I walked around and came across the cathedral. It was a beautiful cathedral and worth a quick visit of an hour or less. There are other buildings and shops nearby.

Thank vitasoy1437
Reviewed 12 July 2018

It basically reminds me of a famous saying "Peace is just not in absence of war, but as a cathedral, peace should be constructed with patience and unshakable faith" and Turku cathedral is just this way. All the paintings of almighty enumerating his greatness and...More

Thank Rohit G
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