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Cathedral of St Henry (Pyhan Henrikin Katedraali)

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Address: Puistokatu 1, Helsinki 00140, Finland
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Catholic cathedral in Helsinki

See this small Roman Catholic cathedral in Helsinki. Open monday to sunday 07-19. Nice atmhosphere in downtown Kaivopuisto area

Reviewed 15 July 2016
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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

St.Henry's Cathedral occupies the corner lot at Puistokatu and is popular among foreign catholics living in Helsinki specially during the Christmas and Easter festivities. The red brick building was erected in 1858-60 with an entrance below a high tower and stained glass windows glowing in primary colours, blue dominating. A recently restored life size statue of the Madonna of Lourdes... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

One of the two catholic churches of Helsinki. Very cosy, with kind and welcoming priests. Recommended for resting and reflecting for a while.

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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

See this small Roman Catholic cathedral in Helsinki. Open monday to sunday 07-19. Nice atmhosphere in downtown Kaivopuisto area

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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Beautiful cathedral,one of the oldest churches in Finland. Wonderful atmosphere and lot of light. The church is situated in a beautiful area,close to the sea.

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Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

Great atmosphere in the church with lovely windows which on sunny days look brilliant. It's a quite new church and inside sober. Peaceful I would say.

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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 3 December 2014

St. Henry's Cathedral is one of the oldest neo-Gothic churches in Finland. It was designed by German-born Architect Ernst Bernhard Lohrmann who followed Carl Ludvig Engel as Chief Architect in Helsinki. The red-brick exterior of the Cathedral is characterized by the tall bell-tower over the entrance. Three statues decorate the façade. In the centre, high above the entrance door, the... More 

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