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Helsinki Cathedral – Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki Cathedral – Helsinki, Finland

 Helsinki Cathedral is such a distinctive part of the Helsinki cityscape. Just google Helsinki and you find this majestic building in pretty much every picture. It is also one of Helsinki’s most visited buildings with almost 350 000 visitors annually. The cathedral, who is called Helsingin tuomiokirkko in Finnish, was completed in 1852 and is still used regularly for religious services and weddings and has the compacity of 1300 people. The white exterior with the green domes really appeals to me, but I have…

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Rock Church – Helsinki, Finland

Rock Church – Helsinki, Finland

During my quick visit to Helsinki at the beginning of this week, I had a look at the famous Rock Church. Opened in 1969, this church was built into solid rock, hence the nickname “Rock Church”. It is one of Helsinki’s most popular tourist attractions and there where a lot of people who wrote to me on Instagram before my trip telling me that I had to go there and I really understand why. The architecture-nerd in me just loved the…

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