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Helsinki Cathedral

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Neighborhood: Vironniemi
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Address: Unioninkatu 29, Helsinki 00170, Finland
Phone Number: +358 9 23406120
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When I visited there, the outside was...

Under construction, so I could not see the all of the building from outside unfortunately. However the white and very traditional outlook is must see. Did not enter inside because... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Singapore, Singapore
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66 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Under construction, so I could not see the all of the building from outside unfortunately. However the white and very traditional outlook is must see. Did not enter inside because of lack of enough time though.

Thank masanorik44
Macau, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We passed by the square to mainly have a look at the Cathedral. It is a very impressive building on top of the stairs. We climbed up to have a close look at the cathedral. Unfortunately we did not have the opportunity to view the inside. Instead we enjoyed siting on the stairs below the cathedral which are great to... More 

Thank Rob v
Stafford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really imposing structure with steep steps up to the friont doors. This sits in a lovely open suare with impressive building around and a gtreat statue out front

Thank 509Martin
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great great opportunity to just get takeaway and just sit on the steps. Enjoy the crowds. Enjoy the view. Enjoy the weather. Beautiful and very ample to walk around and take pictures.

Thank rebazagroup
Frederiksberg, Denmark
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Helsinki Cathedral is impressive seen from outside and especially from the square with its magnificent stairs leading up to the plateau of the cathedral. The interior was not as impressive as I had imagined but its is probably more appropriate compared to the cool Finnish style,

Thank Chokk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It´s impossible not to visit this church when you are in Helsinki. It stand tall in the very center of the coty near the beatiful harbour. So just do it! :)

Thank Niels A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

At the moment some work being carried out to one side of it so not very photogenic. Stands over Senate Square and very beautiful on the outside, plain inside as is a Lutheran Cathedral. Might be hard to spot in a snow storm!

Thank lovemyholiday2
Vicenza, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful cathedral in a beautiful square. Easy to find. Very photogenic and the view from the top is very nice.

Thank Spwilson13
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the centerpiece of the skyline. Of course you have to visit. But, it is a very plain Lutheran church.

Thank Fardad F
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Helsinki Cathedral (the Lutheran one) is a beautiful church in a city full of beautiful churches. While it is majestic on the outside, it is slightly more staid on the inside, preferring function over form. There are prominent statues of Luther and Melanchton, and there are many areas such as the pulpit that are worth a closer look. And, despite... More 

Thank John_in_Cambridge

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