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Lutheran Cathedral

It presents a very austere contrast to the Orthodox Cathedral and overlooks the Parliament Square. I'm not sure it's worth climbing all the stairs to see this, though.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

You can pretty much see this church from anywhere in central Helsinki (and a bit outside) but while it's exterior is dominant and eye catching; absolutely worth of a closer look, there isn't really much of point to get inside as it is like most other Lutheran Churches unelaborate. Go around the corner, at the back side and visit the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

It presents a very austere contrast to the Orthodox Cathedral and overlooks the Parliament Square. I'm not sure it's worth climbing all the stairs to see this, though.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Beautiful from the outside. Very simple inside. Must see in Helsinki. Close to the harbor. Worth a to go there and take a picture.

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Quebec City, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The building is nice and the city view from the top of the stairs is great. But the interior is deceiving. But it is imposing when you visit the public place.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The climb to the top of the steps offers some nice views. The building does make for a good picture on a sunny day

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A beautiful building and worth the climb up the steps. Inside it is simple and far less ornate than most cathedrals - definitely worth a look. We found quite by accident that underneath there is a café in the crypt which was beautiful.

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Cleveland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

It's always a bit ironic that we spend a good bit of our holidays in churches, as I studiously avoid them when I'm at home. Anyway, they are large features in many cities, and Helsinki is no different. The cathedral is an impressive presence, and the open square it sits on is nice if it's not overrun by tourists. It's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This is where we spent most of the time - sitting on the steps - watching the crowd and some or the activities were always going on in front of this Church. Its a magnificent building and a Landmark associated with Helsinki

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This cathedral has a very prominent position with green dome and white façade it is very impressive from the outside. It is free to enter but is quite plain inside.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I'm not necessarily impressed with the church itself, I mean it is definitely nice, and since I don't really get the detailed difference from one cathedral to another, so all I can say that it's nice, yet not necessarily special. However, up on the hill I think this place is definitely one of the landmarks of Helsinki, so I guess... More 

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Address: Unionsgatan 29, Helsinki, Finland
Phone Number: +358 9 23406120
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki>  > Vironniemi
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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