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Address: Kirkkotori, Porvoo 06100, Finland
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+358 19 6611250
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Small-Group Half-Day Tour of Porvoo Old Town from Helsinki
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medieval architecture

Nestled into the Old Town amongst the homes of those who've used it through the centuries, it is visible from across the river - imposing yet somehow uncomplicated and almost... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even though the building looked quite common from the outside, the interior actually looked beautiful and original.

Thank Antoine D
Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nestled into the Old Town amongst the homes of those who've used it through the centuries, it is visible from across the river - imposing yet somehow uncomplicated and almost quaint. Inside there are some carved pieces from the original building as well as carving in a stone. We sat inside for awhile as the light was quite nice and... More 

Thank KLsWanderlust
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The building made out of cement and wood was quite unique and beautiful, I liked a lot of details of the building at the first sight. A small ship was hang from the cieling

Thank Moyashinen
Daugavpils, Latvia
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in unique architecture-a must see :) beautiful interior, located in the Old town among beautiful wooden houses :)

Thank squibell
Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The walls date back to the 13th century and the structure dates to the 15th century. It sits atop the hill and is visible from most parts of Old Town and from across the river. It became a Cathedral in 1723. It was destroyed by the Danish and Russian forces during historic conflicts and more recently by arson in 2006.... More 

Thank Richard S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This church is worth visiting, especially if you are interested in unique architecture. Architecture in Scandinavia is refreshingly different from that found in other parts of Europe.

Thank Mary Anne C
Tenbury Wells, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

A beautiful church which apparently has burnt down a few times over the years (the most recent time in 2006 a teenager set fire to it and it took a few years and a lot of money to rebuild.) When we went there was a national tv crew getting ready to film a mass in Swedish and although the church... More 

Thank moot
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

About 500 years old protestant stone church. Some nice paintings and pulpit. Relaxing feeling and enviroment.

Thank 646jarii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

As X-mas is comming, this is a superb place to have the x-mas messe at night Its very beautyfull at night, with all the lights, and if your lucky even with some white snow From inside very warm athmosphäre..

Thank Peter S
Edgewater, New Jersey
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Make sure you stop to see this beautiful church. Very intricate carvings inside and a lot of history.

Thank Mary07020

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