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Tampere Cathedral

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Address: Tuomiokirkonkatu 12, Tampere 33100, Finland
Phone Number: 358408048765
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The most beautiful church in Finland

It got voted Most Beautiful Church in Finlnd and I heartily agree. A kind of Art Nouveau style called Narional Romantic Style in Finland. Architect Lars Sonk. Full of wonderful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Philip K
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Winnipegosis, Canada
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Winnipegosis, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It got voted Most Beautiful Church in Finlnd and I heartily agree. A kind of Art Nouveau style called Narional Romantic Style in Finland. Architect Lars Sonk. Full of wonderful murals and excellent stone carving. To me it looked rather Arts and Crafts. If you like architecture, you will love this building. I was so excited. I only stumbled upon... More 

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Kangasala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Every cathedral fan should visit this national romantic masterpiece by Lars Sock. The frescoes by Hugo Simberg and Magnus Enckell are worth to check out. Especially Simberg's wounded angel is very touching.

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Thank TommiKangasala
Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tampere is a quite city and the cathedral is a really nice space. The frescoes are beautiful and unique, different from the ones we usually see in churchs.

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Thank Sandra M
London, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't let the building date of 1907 put you off - this is an absolute stunner and is like nothing else I've ever seen. Where, for example, the Sagrada Familia has columns that make stone feel light and airy, this has columns that make no compromises - they are there to support the building and that's what they are doing.... More 

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Modra, Slovakia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting combination of modern architecture on the inside and classic architecture on the outside. Be careful about the opening hours!

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Thank Colin582
Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

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

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Thank HelenaSuomi
Tampere, Finland
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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.

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Thank JJLuuk
Espoo, Finland
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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.

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Thank Tea M
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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

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