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Address: Unionsgatan 29, Helsinki, Finland
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massive and impressive Lutheran cathedral

Towering over Helsinki with its massive green dome, this Lutheran church is worth the climb up the 53 steps. Imposing in size, even if it wasn't perched high above everything... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The Lutheran Cathedral is definitely the finest bit of architecture in the city. As others have said, it is definitely nicer and more dramatic to look at from the outside but the inside is nice too. The town square that the Cathedral backs onto is always full of life with people and buskers everywhere so make sure to spend some... More 

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Lake Charles, La
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Towering over Helsinki with its massive green dome, this Lutheran church is worth the climb up the 53 steps. Imposing in size, even if it wasn't perched high above everything. Inside the massive arched interior is typical Lutheran, with its plain white walls and massive Pipe Organ. Great views from the top of the steps also

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

80 % of the finns are lutheran. This cathedral was built around 1850 during the Russian rule. (1809-1917) The beauti is its simplicity inside! 53 steps to go up, but go around the corner to your left, looking at the Cathedral, and the steps are fewer. Right opposite the Univeristy Library where you also should go in and have a... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

While the interior is not very fancy, the size and presence of the Cathedral on top of a Senate Square places it as a must see in Helsinki. Huge building with a sizable number of stairs to walk up in order to go inside. Once at the Cathedral you have a great view of the entire city and a great... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Definitely worth a visit if you get the time. This cathedral is beautiful, majestic, and impressive. You can even go inside it. On a sunny day you will be able to take amazing pictures of the structure. There are a lot of steps to climb, so be prepared! I highly recommend stopping by this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This was well worth a look at and you can enter which was really good . No negatives . Maybe the steps if you have any problems could be an issue

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

It is a very large and bright. In front of him a large area. Located not far from the central train station, the port can be reached by tram.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A very impressive building. The 'White Cathedral' as opposed to the nearby Russian Orthodox one that is red. Lots of steps to climb to the entrance, but you get a lovely view. Statue of Tsar Alexander in the square in front of the cathedral. A definite must for any visit to Helsinki

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is up some very imposing stairs. Inside it is very light and bright and understated. We saw a wedding couple coming down the outside stairs with all their guest standing on either side cheering them. Pick up a leaflet there it explains what the Lutheran church is about.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Must see when you arena in Helsinki for the first time. Big, beautiful and still not that much decorations.

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