St. Henry's Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Helsinki, Finland, dedicated to Henry, Bishop of Uppsala.For Cathedral of St Henry and beyond, use our Helsinki trip planner to get the most from your Helsinki vacation.
It was constructed between 1858–1860, primarily to serve Russian Catholics in the army, as well as Catholic merchants. Although it was finished in 1860, it was not consecrated until 1904. It became the Cathedral Church of Helsinki in 1955. The architecture of the church is Gothic Revival with statues of Saint Henry, Saint Peter and Saint Paul decorating the exterior.
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Pushy pushy pushy. Happy Easter ... or maybe not? We attended 11:00 mass and hated it. Rude parents letting their kids run up to the alter during consecration or sit on window ledges leaning against t... more »
Reasonable size cathedral. Very attractive from a distance. Feels very open and bright inside (was a sunny day). Great central location and not far from centre and sea more »
Small and sympathetic Catholic church. Even if it is small, it is a cathedral as there are not that much Catholics in Finland.
Breakfast in parish hall after Mass. Wonderfully engaging pastor and service.
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