Temppeliaukion Church

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Temppeliaukion Church Helsinki Reviews

ilserita ilserita
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Temppeliaukio Church Jan 28, 2017
Temppeliaukio Church is a Lutheran Church in Helsinki. It is a quite modest looking building, seen from the outside. Maybe I hadn't noticed it at all, if it wouldn't have been for the crowd of tourists standing outside. This church is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Helsinki, and half a million people visit it annually!.

At once when I got inside I got the feeling of,, Wow!! The walls are built into the rock and the interior is bathed in natural light, entering through the glazed dome!

When I visited the church, there was a woman, playing piano. Later I read on internet that this church is frequently used as a concert venue, due to its excellent acoustics.

The Church is designed by the architect brothers Timo and Tuomo Suomalainen. The church was first opened 1969.
The entrance. The green copper dom…
Natural light is entering throught…
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ilserita says:
Yes it's quite different from other churches, and the light is wonderful :)
Posted on: Apr 05, 2017
AdamR3723 says:
What a wonderfully attractive modern church. Thanks for posting such lovely photographs.
Posted on: Apr 04, 2017
EmEm says:
Beautiful church, so unique. Tourists usually find places we do not notice.
Posted on: Feb 06, 2017
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