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Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

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Neighbourhood: Vironniemi
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Address: Kanavakatu 1, Helsinki 00160, Finland
Phone Number: 358985646100
09:30 - 16:00
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Beautiful old church

Well worth the visit when you are in Helsinki. It is a stunning old church near the main port area of Helsinki

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well worth the visit when you are in Helsinki. It is a stunning old church near the main port area of Helsinki

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Has a wonderful presence from ahigh, looking down on the Harbour. Orthodox style architecture. Good example. Easy to get to.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The cathedral is stunning. Meets expectations, it is a bit of hike up to see. I didn't look to see if handicapped way to see.

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Segrate, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this church is on top of the hill. Quaint inside. From the hill you can watch the center of Helsinki.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cathedral is located on top of a hill near to the harbour. Serene and quiet inside with beautiful paintings. Worth the climb up.

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Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I stopped in this cathedral twice (we were staying 5 blocks away at the Scandic Grand Marina hotel). It is a beautiful church, and is visible from several locations around the city. There is no cost for admission.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Uspenskin Katedreeli is a beautiful architectural example and stands out looking down over the water in Helsinki. The roof reminds of the Russian influence. I didn't get to see the inside but the outside is impressive

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family stopped by for short visit at largest Orthodox Church in Northern and Western Europe. Bit of a climb up, but glad we saw the beautiful interior. The view of the city from the top of the hill was also nice.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It looks beautiful from outside so we took a lot of pictures with it basically a lot of selfies.Impressed with the Russian Architecture of the church

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

couldnt get in, so limited to looking at the outside, which was fairly interesting. Wouldn't say it will stick in my mind for years to come

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