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Helsingin Tuomiokirkko (Helsinki Cathedral), Helsinki: 133 reviews and 237 photos
This white Neoclassical beauty is the prime architectural symbol of Helsinki. It is a Luthern Cathedral, known as the White Cathedral, and it dominates the Senate Square (Senaatintori). Its green domes and white exterior have a majestic presence and can be seen from all the high points around the city. It was completed in 1852 by the German architect, Carl Ludvig Engel, during the 100+ year Russian occupation, and was initially called St Nicholas' Church. After the departure of the Russians in 1917, it was renamed the White Cathedral.
Address: Unioninkatu 29
Directions: Between Hallituskatu & Kirkkokatu
Phone: +358 9 23406120
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