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All reviews the river side chapels old church national shrine worth a visit evangelical lutheran church vaulted ceilings museum upstairs small museum beautiful architecture city centre nice park organ concert interior history religious
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

U can't miss that place while visiting Turku. Big, beautiful, monumental, quiet. Upstairs you can find small museum (2 eur for ticket).

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sam N
Reviewed 16 November 2018

This Gothic Cathedral was completed in 1300. It is situated next to the Old Great Square, by the river Aura. It is a must-see church in Finland, as it is regarded as Finland's most valuable historical building. The entrance to the Cathedral is free but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We were pleased to be able to wander through this lovely town and see some of the sites one of which is this lovely old cathedral. It is apparently a national shrine and is the main church of the evangelical lutheran church of Finland. Compared...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank flickymicky
Reviewed 23 October 2018

One of the oldest churches in Finland. If you are interested in architecture this place should be in your Turku trip list.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jyrki A
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Just like the Turku castle, also Turku Cathedral is the symbol of the city. The church is hundreds years old but in very good condition. The church stands in the center on the other side of the river from the market square and the modern...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Petsku83
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Massive in every way, this is one end of the city. An absolute must do when in Turku. If you are visiting the Turku Palace, walk by the river to the other end of the city to witness the grandeur of this cathedral. The lady...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank TheWanderingHat
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Turku Cathedral has been – and it still is – the national cathedral for Finland. You can feel the medieval feeling, see the only royal tomb in Finland (Karin Månsdotter, queen of Sweden), take a candle and sit down peacefully. I try to visit it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Really impressive.. especially the knights graves were really cool and tell Turku's rich history....

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HagueKing
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely church quite modern inside . Lovely stain glass windows however plain but very historical . Lovely spire and garden area around the cathedral . Worth a visit

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank _jennys3489
Reviewed 13 August 2018

The Åbo/Turku domkyrka is the national shrine of Finland and the archbishop resides here. Built in the 13th century and rebuilt and restored several times (recently in the 1970-ies). Well worth seeing. For a small fee you can visit a museum part located on top...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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