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Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

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All reviews russian orthodox church onion domes russian style red brick closed on mondays small hill hill overlooking nice church worth the climb market square worth a visit beautiful architecture impressive building city centre icons interior harbour
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Reviewed yesterday

We were really looking forward to visiting the Uspenskin Cathedral during our visit to Helsinki. It's an imposing hillside structure and we could see it from our hotel over a mile away. I deducted 1 star because we didn't get to see the inside. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank XtinaDunham
Reviewed yesterday

I was lucky enough to visit at a time that a christening was taking place. The beauty of the art, accessible only from the public gallery, led to a sense of awe and wonderment. This Russian Orthadox Cathedral is worth visiting and around the corner...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Juliette B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always interest me on how intricate the designs on the building of the church both on the inside and outside.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wolfverine
Reviewed yesterday

OK Cathedral. But I've visited perhaps 50+ better cathedrals around the world. This one's too small, both interior and exterior. But it's always good to be in a cathedral and have some time of silence though.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank neias
Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful orthodox cathedral, a must if you do not know this type of buildings. Beautiful exterior point of view and internally richly decorated.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TrinityFrance
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really something to behold. Built on a hill, it’s presence overlooking some of Helsinki is quite imposing, the architecture is incredible and the detail and design inside is a must-see. Free to enter and visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chris H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is the first orthodox church, I have ever been to and it made a big impact on me. It actually demonstrates the impact that Russian culture had on Finland. The onion golden domes and the red bricks make its beauty to stand out. Worth...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is by the Kauppatori in downtown Helsinki. Worth the time to visit here. It is beautiful both inside and outside. A must see!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vicki A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Helsinki for a brief time. I had a 10 hour airport layover and took the 30 min train to the main city center and then walked to the ferry station and then to this imposing cathedral. It looked so good for a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank agaurav
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This market square bustles with a Spa Sauna experience, this beautiful red church, many fine eateries, bistros and coffee bars alike. Breathtakingly beautiful...

Date of experience: August 2018
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Amanda A
23 April 2016|
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Response from Yellowflipflops1105 | Reviewed this property |
It's closed on Monday. They are only opened for a couple of hours on other days if the week too. Though it is worth going in, just looking at the church and walking around it to see the 360 view of Helsinki bay is nice, too.
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