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Tampere Cathedral

Tuomiokirkonkatu 12, Tampere 33100, Finland
+358 40 8048765
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Nice national romantic style cathedral

I really like the exterior of this church. This is the most beautiful example of National Romantic... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Louis S
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Interesting Curch

Tampere cathedral is charming, simple and rewarding. Its' unusual design and peaceful interior make... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Turhan T
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Tuomiokirkonkatu 12, Tampere 33100, Finland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I really like the exterior of this church. This is the most beautiful example of National Romantic Style. The frescoes inside are quite interesting, and controversial: a winged serpent and naked angels. Worth seeing, and it's free, of course.

Thank Louis S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tampere cathedral is charming, simple and rewarding. Its' unusual design and peaceful interior make it attractive for any visitor from any faith.

Thank Turhan T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You really have to go inside the church and look the frescos made by Hugo Simberg. Paintings like these you rarele see in Cathedrals. On the edges you can see the 12 naked little boys carrying long green plant. Most famous is the Wounded Angel,...More

Thank iTo1t0
Reviewed 30 November 2017

I have visited a number of churches and cathedrals in the past. This one took my breath away when I walked in. The outside is not so distinctive in the sense that it is built with stones and clean-lined. But once you are in, the...More

Thank weekdaysweekends
Reviewed 28 November 2017

This church was built between 1902 and 1907. It was designed in the National Romantic style by a famous Finnish architect Lars Sonck. The church is famous for its frescoes The Wounded Angel and The Garden of Death painted by Hugo Simberg. Also the altar-piece...More

Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Tampereen Tuomionkirkko contains some very impreesive artwork. The most famous painting inside is the "wounded angel". The artwork around the perimeter of the cathedral caused quite a stir back in the day, as it was a series of some "anatomically correct" naked young boys. Nowadays,...More

Thank mpre53
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

We were unable to enter the Tampere Cathedral on the day we visited Tampere. The Cathedral was closed. I can not offer an opinion on the inside of the Cathedral. The building itself is beautiful. It’s very close to the main train station (5min. Walk)...More

Thank Kostas R
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

The stone construction is amazing. Imagine the impact it would have had in its early history. Worth encircling to check all the details if closed.

Thank darbrkm
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing, must see. A little bit hidden but with some help it is easy to find. It's like an oldfashioned-middle European castle... and inside. Unique. I loved the paintings. Worth it!

1  Thank Ecetera
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Tampere Cathedral is located in very center of Tampere City, just 400m from railway station, about 800m from main bus station. There´s also nearby underground parking place for about 800 cars, which has won European Parking Award 2013, only 200m from Cathedral. Cathedral itself has...More

Thank Jukka-pekka A
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Christine V
13 June 2017|
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Response from melchior1 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I can remember it was 10.00 to 17.00 but ceremonies or services could mean that this is adapted. We went there in the early afternoon at around 13.00.
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