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Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

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Address: Kanavakatu 1, Helsinki, Finland
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Tue - Fri 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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The most amazing mosaic inside this Cathedral. The view outside is also a bonus. Please do yourself a favour to visit

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The most amazing mosaic inside this Cathedral. The view outside is also a bonus. Please do yourself a favour to visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Easy to spot from the harbour and market place as it is on a prominent hill. It looks beautiful from the outside and is just as impressive inside - especially the altar area. Lovely views from outside the Cathedral.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

A good stop if you're down in the waterfront area. Lovely artwork around the altar and surrounding area. Can't miss it if you get in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Uspensky Cathedral is right in the middle of town and sits on a hill. It is beautiful on the outside as well as the inside. It does not take long to see and worth the time.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This cathedral has very impressive view outside and inside. The garden and the trees were awasome. A must see place in Helsinki.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous cathedral. It is not open often but is worth the extra effort to make sure you see it. The icons and the atmosphere in general is incredible.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The cathedral is in a lovely location set on a hillside overlooking the city, the cathedral is thought to be the largest orthodox church in western Europe, admission is free, but unfortunately the day we went to visit it was closed, would have loved to seen the inside.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The cathedral is built on a promontory not far from the harbour & the market place, so it's not hard to spot. From the outside it's impressive with the usual multiple onion domes of the Russian orthodox church. Finding the right route in is not so simple. Not only ourselves, but other people found it difficult to locate the path... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Set in a dominant position close to the main cathedral, it's an interesting comparison. Very ornate inside. Wonderful large altarpiece/reredos. Lots of tourists, so can be a bit noisy, but still atmospheric.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Not too bad or a quiet stroll through. Loved the location and loved the tour. No charge for entering and volunteer tour guide with our trip so it was informative.

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Additional Information about Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

Address: Address: Kanavakatu 1, Helsinki, Finland
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki>  > Vironniemi
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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