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Address: Kirkkotie 47, Vantaa 01510, Finland
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+358 19 322444
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This beautiful sixteenth-century church in Vantaa is one of the most...

This beautiful sixteenth-century church in Vantaa is one of the most popular wedding churches in the Helsinki region, and the third-biggest granite church in Finland with unusually rich painted decorations. The church is also known for its excellent acoustics. The annual Vantaa Baroque Week is one of the many musical events arranged here.

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Old church at Vantaa

I just find this church when I was in Sokos Flamingo Vantaa. So I walked by google map. It is one of old church recommended by tripadvisor at Vantaa. Unfortunately it is in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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osli
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osli
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I just find this church when I was in Sokos Flamingo Vantaa. So I walked by google map. It is one of old church recommended by tripadvisor at Vantaa. Unfortunately it is in renovation on Mar. 2017, and will open it on 2nd of Apr 2017. Next time I should visit it again to see inside.

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Helsinki
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This fascinating church is located near Helsinki airport.The church dates back to the 16 th century.It is made of natural stone with beautiful wood carvings inside.Take a break and enjoy a calming moment in the old village surrounding it and have afternoon tea in Cafe Laurentius,a traditional wooden house, by the gate to the churchyard.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

It is a beautiful old church, nice and beautiful, with stained glass. It has a lots of parking place and is surrounded by a lot of historical buildings, an old house, an old mill and others.

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Helsinki
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

As we live in Helsinki, this church is quite close and popular among our friends. It represends old times. The church with its surroundings is quite beautiful. I recommend a walk to a nearby house (I'm not sure if you are able to visit the house), but it was built ~1800 and still feels like it.

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Oulu, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Beautifull old church was perfect for a wedding. Lot's of parking space and easy to find. Surroundings were nice too.

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Espoo, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

This historical old environment exist still but you have to find it first. I can assure that it is worth it. The old church ("grey-stone-church") has interesting history behind. I recommend that before visiting here you make your home study or take history leaflet with you. You will get so much more out of this area if you go a... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Nice church to visit, especially if you are foreigner - for me as a Finn there is nothing special but for a person who wants to familiarize with Finnish churches, a great place.

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Vantaa, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

If you're a fan of churches, this is on top5 of the best churches at Helsinki Area. Located quite near the airport, and 20min by car from Downtown Helsinki, this is also not so far away.

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Thank DjJassu
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Church of St. Lawrence is worth of visiting. Cultural historic area also in capital area. The Church was partially destroyed in a fire on end of 1800 century, but reconstructed in a Gothic Revival style. Surrounded by a graveyard - about 10 hectares (25 acres). Very popular wedding place at summer time. Some conserts also available like baroque or specially... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Medieval church, typical church built of local stone material and bricks. The church is modernized but the environment with old houses is very nice.

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