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"Temppeliaukio 'Rock' Church" Top 5 Page for this destination Temppeliaukio (Rock) Church Tip by sim1

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

  Temppeliaukio 'Rock' Church
by sim1

The absolute highlight of my visit to Helsinki was the Temppeliaukio Church or 'Rock Church'. This is not a church like any other, the architecture is really special, and that creates a very special atmosphere inside.
The church was designed by Timo and Tuomo Suomalainen and dates back to 1969. The church is quarried out of a natural bedrock. They have left the walls like they were, naturally created by the rocks.

Opening hours
Monday - Tuesday: 10am - 8pm
(in winter Tuesday: 10am-12:45pm and 3:30pm - 6pm)
Wednesday: 10am - 6:30pm
Thursday - Friday: 10am - 8pm
Saturday: 10am - 6pm
Sunday: 11:45am - 1:45pm and 3:30pm - 6pm
Closed during religious services.

Address: Lutherinkatu 3
Directions: At Tempelgatan.
Phone: +358 (0)9 494 698

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 11, 2004
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