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The Old Church Park (Vanhan Kirkon Puisto)

Bulevardi 3-5, Helsinki 00120, Finland
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small park at center of Helsinki downtown

I have been many times, one day there was Christmas concert at the church, and the other day, there... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
Moyashinen
Creepy cozy park in central

My friends that live here call this plague park as some one the graves are from the Black Plague... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2016
The_Wanderlusty
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good63%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
25 Mar 2017
“small park at center of Helsinki downtown”
31 Dec 2016
“Creepy cozy park in central”
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Bulevardi 3-5, Helsinki 00120, Finland
Kampinmalmi
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

I have been many times, one day there was Christmas concert at the church, and the other day, there is annual event Lux Helsinki which is Light design and installation event.

Thank Moyashinen
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

My friends that live here call this plague park as some one the graves are from the Black Plague era. It's a place we have walked through many times and it is especially creepy at night with snow on the ground. It's worth a quick...More

Thank The_Wanderlusty
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This place is known to the locals as the Plague Park as it was a cemetary back in 1710 when over a thousand people died of plague and were buried here. Now it is popular with youth during summer evenings as a picnic and drinking...More

Thank Heli P
Reviewed 1 November 2015

The location is behind the Uspenski Cathedral. It is a small clean park where you can take a sit and viewing the church from a distance

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Lovely old wooden church from both the inside and outside. Woman who ran the church was also helpful and even opened the choir for me. Park is well maintained and has some interesting headstones and graves in it to view.

Thank Pensivelaw
Reviewed 4 April 2012

Old graveyard where people gather summertime to drink and nibble little salty things and talk with friends.

Thank HelsinkiBunny
Reviewed 7 February 2012

This is the ugliest church in Finland, proving only that many of the Finns have a bad taste. Without its history it would be torn off in the smallest commun in Finland, The adjoining park is called the plague park with a good reason.

Thank ukkelo
Reviewed 29 December 2011

One of the popular meeting points for young people during summer months. This is actually old cemetary used for plaque victims and nowadays a small district park. Very nice and atmospheric.

Thank mihka
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