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A typical beautiful landmark in Oulu

This building is a must see for all visitors of Oulu, the ocher yellow tower and walls of the... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
JW_Dam
,
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Nice working church

VISITED the church today. It is very nice inside. There were a few worshippers in the church. You... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
wolf3728
,
Las Vegas, Nevada
via mobile
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Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Kirkkokatu, Oulu 90100, Finland
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

This building is a must see for all visitors of Oulu, the ocher yellow tower and walls of the church walls, the copper green spherical roof and the tower top shape ending in a golden bulb.

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

VISITED the church today. It is very nice inside. There were a few worshippers in the church. You can take pictures inside but be respectful, no flash and don't disturb the worshippers.

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

My friends said that she's lived in Oulu for so many years but haven't really seen the boat, and fortunately one day, the church was open so we went in to pay respect and got to see the boat.

Thank Theodore W
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Beautiful place to visit and see architecture! it is very spacious inside, simple and light! I would recommend this Cathedral and certainly be back!

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Doors many times closed, but worth visiting when possible and nearby. Lutheran church are pretty spartan compared to catholic.

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

This cathedral wasn't open so we could only look at it from the outside. It didn't look anything special.

Thank Christine D
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Oulu Cathedral is a good example of the Empire style design by Carl Ludvig Engel. The church is a smaller scale version of Helsinki Cathedral. The bell tower is similar to the one at Tampere old church.

Thank Riikka L
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Just a minute away from the city centre. Visit here and you'll get a good understanding on a Lutheran Church style, which is pretty spartan compared to eg. catholic.

Thank CapeTurning
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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We've been in several Cathedrals in Finland this month and they are all unique and beautiful. I love the pipe organ. The church was so peaceful.

Thank AdventureUnlimited01
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

Oulu Cathedral is a part of old Oulu city center. This church is open for visitors specially during the summer time. Many times you can hear some orgin playing.

Thank slnp2016
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