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Address: Kirkkopuisto 5, Espoo, Finland
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Beautiful place and very quiet church. Most beautiful area during the summer, but with snow in the winter worth seeing as well.

Reviewed 14 February 2017
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Espoo, Finland
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Espoo, Finland
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75 reviews
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

I don't go to churches that often. This one I visited as my kid's school Christmas mass was held here. As a church it's pretty basic, traditional one I think.

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Espoo, Finland
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Beautiful place and very quiet church. Most beautiful area during the summer, but with snow in the winter worth seeing as well.

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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

It was originally built on a sea shore but land rising has lifted it up far, far away from the sea. A good example of once upon a time built roman catholic churches in Finland But the times changed. Nowadays, after the reformation, it is a lutheran church.

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Espoo
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64 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The Espoo Cathedral is a medieval stone church. The oldest parts of the church were completed in the 1480s The cathedral is located in the district of Espoon keskus, near the Espoonjoki river. The cathedral grounds include a graveyard, a vicarage. The church hosts various concerts . Especially the "Organ Night and Aria" concert series Thursday nights summer months is... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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111 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

If you like to see old churches or perhaps just enjoy the silence this might be a place for you. Old rock walls and long wooden bench. Nothing fancy but typical old Church close to Helsinki. Easy to access (1 km walk) from Espoo center railway station.

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Helsinki
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Beautiful, centuries old stone church. Worth the visit if you are in the area anyways. Nice location with good public commute.

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Espoo, Finland
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is a charming old church located in the center of Espoo, The church is beautiful and simple at the same time.

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Espoo, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Espoo Cathedral is the seat of the Diocese of Espoo of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland from 1 January 2004 (Mikko Heikka is bishop in this moment). Languages: Finnish and Swedish. There is the Espoonjoki river near. This is oldest preserved buildin in the Espoo city. The cathedral grounds include a graveyard, a vicarage and a parish hall... More 

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Espoo, Southern Finland, Finland
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Espoo old church is one of the four churches in western Uusimaa, Southern Finland, which has wall paintings from the era when Sweden-Finland was catholic prior the lutheran reformation during king Gustaf Vasa in mid 16th century. The other churches are in Inkoo, Lohja and Karjaa. All these churches were build during the 15th century. The wall paintings were painted... More 

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Hannover, Germany
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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The most important churches for me in the world. My "homechurch" where a lot of sorrow and happiness has been lived. A place for silence and giving your self time without everyday stress. If you are closeby don't hesitate to visit!

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