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Address: Tuomiokirkkotori 20, Turku 20500, Finland
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Beautiful old church

Place to stop by, when visiting Turku. Beautiful area next to river Aura. No need to stay there more than 30mins.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Place to stop by, when visiting Turku. Beautiful area next to river Aura. No need to stay there more than 30mins.

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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The Turku Cathedral is the most magnificient church in Turku and also in the whole of Finland. Its history is very interesting and the museum there tells of the happenings and persons connected with the history of the church. It has had its central place in Turku for centuries and is the place for many splendid concerts at Christmas time... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

A huge protestant cathedral. Simplistic, but grand in design. Interesting relics on the sides. Occasionally holds events.

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Huskvarna, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The Turku Cathedral is one of the oldest churches in Finland and gives a great historical insight into the religious history of Finland. However, what I appriciate most is the athmospher when one steps into the church. It is very impressive and beautiful ánd one really feel the "winds of history" in it.

Thank Karppen
Salo, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Nice place to visit for some history that stated in the 12 hundreds and a glimpse of nobility in the form of old family tombs and heirlooms

Thank Mikakorh
Jyvaskyla, Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I have seen lots of churces and i got the feeling that this one is half finished with the lack of paintings in the roof and upper walls. Ok place to see.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I lived in Turku for 5 years and have been in and around the church many times. It sits in a beautiful position near the river and opposite the old square of Turku. It is easy to spend an hour or so looking at sections inside the church. If you are lucky you might be there when the organ is... More 

Thank Grant S
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The Cathedral of Turku is fantastic! Such high ceiling, such beautiful crypts and paintings. There is a regular organ practice and we were lucky to hear it with my family while we were inside. The high ceiling provides for amazing acoustics. There are numerous Christmas concerts that take place in this cathedral so if you can book one concert in... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This cathedral is a landmark in Turku. Easy to reach by car or walking along the river, the cathedral's exterior really doesn't prepare you for the interior. Although the main altar and organ are both stunning, I found the side chapels more enthralling. The side chapel to the right of the altar is majestic. Take a seat and just absorb... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

There was an organ practice going on when we got there which added to the experience of this place. It's not ornate like many old churches in Europe but still plenty impressive.

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