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Tampere Cathedral

Tuomiokirkonkatu 12, Tampere 33100, Finland
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Ranked #3 of 41 attractions in Tampere
Type: Religious Sites
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Different cathedral as the ones in Helsinki, moderns architecture, formidable paintings, nice building in the city center. Must see one

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

1. Initial impression: exterior presents formidable "modern" interpretation of a gothic cathedral. 2. According to some articles, the artists present their "symbolic art" for interpretation by the viewer. Following is "my interpretation". 3. It seems that for this organization, the supreme "being" is the "great deceiver" as presented by the serpent still tempting all with the forbidden fruit at the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Modern building. Impressive stained glass windows and unusual painting at the altar. It shuts at 5pm

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Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Such an impressive building! Decorated with frescos by famous finnish artists Hugo Simberg and Magnus Enckel (altarpiece). Worth the visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This was a very nice Cathedral. It was very interesting. There was a painting around the whole cathedral that was to representing the boys of the town who helped bring the people to the Forrest which was the last place they went before being allowed into heaven. Very interesting!

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Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

Tampere Cathedral has the most wonderful paintings of Hugo Simberg. Already 1917 late Simberg is among the best known Finnish symbolist painters. A must place to be quiet for a while.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Beautiful and original. The church is worth seeing both outside and inside. If you want to get the most of it visit it on sunday mornig and see a piece of a lutherian service.

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Tampere, Western Finland, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

There are fine concerts in the church around the year but specially now before Xmas. Worth visiting! Perfect acustic and fine organ sounds for those who like classic music. By the way, this is my wedding church in 1980.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

"Just another church" was the impression I was left with and a fairly new one at that, constructed just around 1900 and has none of the historical feel that other churches in the area have

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Raith
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Very interesting and thought-provoking paintings inside, not typical of what you usually find in churches! Definitely worth a visit.

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