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Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

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Neighbourhood: Vironniemi
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Address: Kanavakatu 1, Helsinki 00160, Finland
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I am myself orthodox and i was very impress by the church and it's architecture. Going inside didn't cost but there was a baptism ongoing at the time and even though there were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Regensburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am myself orthodox and i was very impress by the church and it's architecture. Going inside didn't cost but there was a baptism ongoing at the time and even though there were extremly big signs that taking picture is forbitten, nobody had any respect fot it and the persons attending the service! Dear tourists, let's at least show some... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite a few steps up to access but well worth it. Impressive orthodox cathedral with lovely views. Small gift shop inside

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful cathedral, put up by Imperial Russia on a high vantage point as a reminder of who (then) was boss. Interior nothing exceptional.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting Orthodox Church, although cold walk as elevated, interesting religious objects and paintings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive church with huge gilded altar. No flash photography permitted. Nice view of the city from outside - especially at sunset

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a orthodox church, one of the marks of the Finns history. Just an elegant cathedral. The weather was not good though. It should look a lot better when under the sunshine.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is an eastern orthodox cathedral. I visited it after I read that in 2006, about 516,500 tourists visited the church. it is an impressive remain of the Russian occupation of Finland Main cathedral of the Finnish Orthodox Church in the diocese of Helsinki this Cathedral is claimed to be the largest orthodox church in Western Europe.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is not as impressive in appeaerance as the church next door but this one sits on top of the hioll overlooking the harbour and in its own way is quite beautiful if a little threatening. Worth a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a place where you can understand how close is this country to the eastern Europe. This ortodox church is very beautiful inside.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting the harbor area and having some caviar at Helsinki caviar when we saw this Chiat he through the window. After lunch we made our way over - wow what an amazing building and it's free to walk in

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