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Very nice curch

We had a few hours in helsinki and walked by this beautiful curch. The sky was straight blue and the curch with the white color looks amazing against this background.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Huizen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We had a few hours in helsinki and walked by this beautiful curch. The sky was straight blue and the curch with the white color looks amazing against this background.

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

- looks impressive - not that impressive inside - Senaatintori where this cathedral is located is a great place where people spend time during sunny days on the huge stairs - seen that place during an chor rehearsal in February - nice experience - try to catch some rehearsal, maybe they will let you in

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

This was the center piece of Helsinki and it was very beautiful! We ran out of time and didn't get to go in but just seeing the outside was great and a must see!

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Whenever I visited the Cathedral, no matter it was sunny or gloomy day, I feel calm & peaceful. If you have time during a summer trip, I recommend sitting at the stairs of it, enjoy every single sunlight and watch the seagulls flying (oh, watch out your ice-cream too !!!). It surely be a good memory.

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Naples, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

To be honest, I was struck by the beauty of this amazing cathedral, located in the centre of Helsinki. Built as a tribute to the Grand Duke of Finland, Tsar Nicholas I of Russia, it is also known as St Nicholas' Church.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

Its a beautiful cathedral...the best part is the stairs outside the cathedral.. If its a nice sunny day then you can just sit there and relax.. I was unfortunate it was raining...it can get really windy and cold if the weather is not good.

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We happened to pass by on our way to our hotel the night we arrived in Helsinki - what a fortuitous moment. The spotlights at night accentuate the building's contours, and makes it even more imposing than it does in the day. Also, you won't have to contend with tour groups crowding your photo of the esteemed building when you... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

You'll pass this impressive church many times during your stay in Helsinki, and frankly, it's more interesting to experience from the outside. Inside it's very basic. Very, very basic.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

If any singular building was chosen to represent Helsinki, then this would be it. Helsinki Cathedral stands prominently at the top of a long flight of stairs and dominates Senate Square. Its white neoclassical façade is topped with green domes and statues of the apostles. This is the natural place to start exploring the city and most tour buses park... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This large cathedral is a great photo op in the city. Huge square in the front with a statue of Alexander II. Interior is kind of plain, a few statues, but pretty. Our guide said if there are official state functions they are often held here as well.

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