"Rock Church" Temppeliaukio (Rock) Church Tip by MikeAtSea

Temppeliaukio (Rock) Church, Helsinki: 71 reviews and 124 photos

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  • Rock Church - Helsinki
      Rock Church
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  • Rock Church - Helsinki
      Rock Church
    by MikeAtSea
  • Rock Church - Helsinki
      Rock Church
    by MikeAtSea
  • Rock Church - Helsinki
      Rock Church
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Built into solid rock and consecrated in 1969, this church is about 2 blocks west of the National Museum in the Töölö residential district, west of Mannerheimintie. It was designed by two architect brothers, Tuomo and Timo Suomalainen, who chose a rocky outcrop rising some 12m above street level. The interior walls were blasted from bedrock and because of its superb acoustics, the church is often used as a concert hall. Before its change to an English name, this church was known for most of its time as the Temppeliaukio Church.

Address: Lutherinkatu 3
Directions: At Tempelgatan.
Phone: +358 9 23406320
Website: http://www.helsinginkirkot.fi/en/churches/rock-church-temppeliaukio

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  • Written Aug 25, 2007
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