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Tampere Cathedral, Tampere

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Admire the symbolist murals of Tampere Cathedral, a historical Lutheran church and the seat of the Diocese of Tampere. The murals and frescoes by Hugo Simberg are the church's highlight. Two of these were a source of controversy when they were first revealed: "The Garden of Death" represents a garden of dead souls harvesting flowers, and "The Wounded Angel" features a winged serpent in the center of the church's ceiling. The frescoes remain and today add to the ambiance of an otherwise modest church building. The artwork in the church, which was built between 1902 and 1907, serves as an example of the national Romantic movement in Finland. With our world travel planner, Tampere attractions like Tampere Cathedral can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The Church is absolutely gorgeous. The frescoes are intricate and the entire building is a magnificent art experience! I recommend visiting
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  • Hugo Simbergin and Magnus Enckell's death-themed paintings and dark decorations bring different atmosphere of the classical Church decorative subjects in the world.
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  • I visited the cathedral with my wife, it is a very old church and very nice building. It is a one time visit.  more »
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  • I was able to see the cathedral just outside but it looks very beautiful cover with snow.
  • Interesting architecture, beautiful cathedral
  • It is very nice cathedral.
  • Wery nice churck but weird religiun
  • Charming view, impressiv atmosphere.
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