Temppeliaukio Church (Helsinki, Finland) Reviews
Description:Distinctive church in Helsinki, Finland.
Newest Review: ... very far away but it is a bit of a pain to get to if you don't know Helsinki well at all. My sister and I got quite lost as we went to a museum beforehand and walked the long way around to get to the church. If you go there straight from the train station though and with a map, you should be ok. As this is a working church, entrance is free although there are places to make donations. ... more
Customer Temppeliaukio Church (Helsinki, Finland) Reviews (1)
by - written on 21/09/11 (Very useful, 45 readings)
When it came to visiting Helsinki, everywhere we looked kept going on about a church made out of rock so we decided to add this to our list of things to see while we were there. The church is actually called Temppeliaukio Church and is a Lutheran church. It was designed by Timo Suomalainen and Tuomo Suomalainen and the church opened in 1969 so it really isn't very old. Instead of just being a tourist attraction, this is a working church so you can only visit and certain times if you aren't attending a service. A 15 minute walk from the main train station means that the church isn't very far away but it is a bit of a pain to get to if you don't know Helsinki ... Read the complete review