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Tampere Cathedral

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Address: Tuomiokirkonkatu 12, Tampere 33100, Finland
Phone Number: 358408048765

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Internal Unique Designs

From the outside it is a nice looking church. But the best is the internal design. Get a brochure to understand the artwork which at first is unique, confusing and possibly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the outside it is a nice looking church. But the best is the internal design. Get a brochure to understand the artwork which at first is unique, confusing and possibly confronting.

Thank Colin582
Tampere, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This cathedral you have to see. It is one of the best. Lovely frescos on the walls. it's architecture is national romantic.

Thank HelenaSuomi
Tampere, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

The Cathedral is an excellent example of Finnish type of art noveau architecture. The Cathedral has nice paintings, which are not very typical for churches - examples include e.g. the Garden of Death and the Wounded Angel painted by Hugo Simberg.

Thank JJLuuk
Espoo, Finland
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Went to my SO's cousin's wedding here, beautiful church from the inside. Also very nice and small with famous paintings on the walls.

Thank Tea M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Very nice cathedral even if you're not religious, take a few minutes n visit this nice cathedral ,it's unlike any others

Thank Nikoll M
Tampere, Finland
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

The church is rather small and because it is a protestant church there is no bling bling inside. There are some impressive wallpaintings from Hugo Simberg but that's about it. Average visit is 15-30 minutes. And you will most likely not visit twice. Maybe for protestants it is different as I am a catholic. I have been visiting lots of... More 

Thank HubertusM
Rome, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

It's is simply one of the simbol of the city, it is advisable to visit. Nice also the inside but for that check the opening hours

Thank Stexo12
Helsinki, Finland
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330 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This cathedral is absolutely beautiful. It is a fine example of the national romantic architecture of the famous Finnish architect Lars Sonck. The frescos by Hugo Simberg are so amazing, symbolic and touching. The snake in the centre of the cathedral roof is not what you would expect, but very impressive. In the gallery there is also the iconic fresco... More 

Thank IrmaLiberty
Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

The Tampere Cathedral is maybe the most beautiful Cathedral among those in whole Finland, especially due to the paintings. The place of the church is also very good, only some hundred meters e.g. from railway station.

Thank pekkao735
Pirkkala, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Worth visiting when you're nearby. I've visited the church several times. My favorites are Hugo Simberg's paintings: woinded angel, skeleton taking care of the garden and many others.

Thank Arja T

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