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Rock Church (Temppeliaukio Kirkko)

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Address: Lutherinkatu 3, Helsinki, Finland
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Description: Also known as "Church in the Rock," this modern church is carved from rock...
Also known as "Church in the Rock," this modern church is carved from rock and has a stunning copper dome.
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Masterpiece (for God`s seekers or architecture lovers)

If you are devoted Christian - go there. if you are architecture fan - go there. If you don't believe in nothing or something different - go there. Because it is just stunning... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

If you are devoted Christian - go there. if you are architecture fan - go there. If you don't believe in nothing or something different - go there. Because it is just stunning piece of art. I love idea of building. Little rocky hill with cavity covered with big, brass roof. Brilliant in simplicity. It doesn't look like church at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW via mobile

Interesting place among the sights in Helsinki. It looks quite modern in there as everything does there! Cathedral is active, might be closed for tourists while the service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

On summer time it is a bit hard to enjoy with the amount of tourists who visit it. And for this reason we need to keep our eyes open with pickpockets inside the church. But with a very simple solution, the church was built on a rocky area and surrounded with grant stones. The dome of the church was made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

This church is a masterpiece of nature and architecture. Its unbelievable how this church was built. Every Helsinki traveler should see this.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We made a quick visit here and took a breather from the noise in the city center. Very calm and peaceful. Fascinating construction! Make sure to visit, only a 15 minute walk from the railway station.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

- free entrance - in the city center - nice church build in a rock - crowded most of the time with tourists who are not quiet so you can't sit down and enjoy the place in silence

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

A unique church which has inside rocks everywhere, since it is built in a rock. It is easy to find and not far from the center.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

In an unprepossessing part of Helsinki is the Rock Church, consecrated in 1969 and carved out of solid rock. Worth seeing if only for the novelty value, it has a lovely calm feel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

This was a beautiful church and so cool! The architecture was amazing and would recommend seeing this while in Helsinki!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

I like the fact that this place was built inside a rock! Impressive. I am not really that kind of a person who is interested in visiting churches, but this was something else. I actually went there to listen to a concert, where they played Christmas songs... Sounded very nice in there. Worth visiting!

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