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Also known as "Church in the Rock," this modern church is carved from rock and has a stunning copper dome.
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Lutherinkatu 3, Helsinki, Finland
+358 9 23406320
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is worth a stop when in Helsinki. You can walk to it from the train station or take the hop on hop off like most did. The design let’s in tons of natural light and creates a peaceful vibe. I found it a...More

Thank Teeceethree
Reviewed 3 days ago

I loved this church. It has such an interesting story and has been built in such a unique way. You have to see it to really understand what it feels and looks like. When I visited there was a young pianist giving a short concert...More

Thank jbltd
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The architecture is interesting and worth the 3 euro entrance fee. It also has free WiFi available. Lots of tourists present when we went so not good for quiet prayers.

Thank Cleoandsasha
Reviewed 4 days ago

Constructed by carving into a limestone cliff, this structure offers a variety of unique features. The glass roof offers unique lighting and the exposed stone walls have developed some unusual colors as they have been exposed to the atmosphere. We found it ok for a...More

Thank PCmonkey
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really interesting to visit the church having seen plenty of photos. Feels just in the middle of a housing estate so a bit odd. We sat and listened to a choir practicing for a concert that evening so felt we got a bargain since we...More

Thank Barry_Manchester
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is not an average church, so definitely worth it if you are interested in architecture. We stayed there for maybe 10 minutes. There is not much more to see.. entree €3

Thank AnneloesVersteeg
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really amazing place and definitely should be on all tourist itineraries. From the outside it has the appearance of a WW2 bunker, but once you go inside it is really fantastic. The solid granite/basement was as real eye opener as was the...More

Thank Honisoiquimalypense
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolutely beautiful church carved out of the rock and topped with a copper dome. Unfortunately while I was there a large party arrived that began to shout to one another across the church, despite the filthy looks people were giving them. Not the fault...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Peaceful..diffrent and had short monday service at noon. I would like to be there at concerts and in the rain. Liking the architecture.

Thank Bára B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice church. Different type church than other churchs in Finland. I expected more information of church. Entrance fee 3€.

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11 July 2018|
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Response from garywing | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We visited with our large group of about 26 on a Monday afternoon, it was not that crowded, but we made it crowded! I really don't know what time would be best to visit, it is fairly small. I hope this helps you out.
Karen S
23 June 2018|
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Response from bazwal | Reviewed this property |
There is an information bureau and they have a multitude of events available
Giao N
2 July 2017|
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Response from ikshu_24 | Reviewed this property |
tram 2 though it is only a short walk from the city centre about 9 min