Cathedral of St Henry, Helsinki

4.4
St. Henry's Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Helsinki, Finland, dedicated to Henry, a 12th-century Bishop of Finland. It is the Cathedral Church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Helsinki.

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. Statues of Saint Henry, Saint Peter and Saint Paul decorate the exterior.
For Cathedral of St Henry and beyond, use our Helsinki trip planner to get the most from your Helsinki vacation.
Source
Create an itinerary including Cathedral of St Henry

Cathedral of St Henry Reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
24 reviews
Google
4.6
TripAdvisor
  • This church in Kaivopuisto is the seat of the Catholic Bishop of Helsinki. The church was completed in 1860 when Finland was a Grand Duchy of Imperial Russia. It is one of the oldest neo-Gothic...  more »
  • We attended Mass here at 6pm on a Saturday evening. The #2 tram in back of our hotel, ( The Helka), stops at the Olympic Marina and you only have to walk about 3 minutes up the hill to St. Henrys...  more »
Google
  • It's a catholic church just by the center of the city. I was on a english sunday mass and where I found the meaning of the word catholic = universal. There was people of many different origins but with the same Christian spirit.
  • Thankfully, the Roman Catholic faith is once again legal in Finland and can be practied.

Plan your trip to Helsinki

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Helsinki

See all ›
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
5.0
Duration: 4h 30 min

Hidden gems in Helsinki

3.9
Duration: 8 hours
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

Museums in Helsinki

See all ›
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
3.8
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Helsinki

4.7
Duration: 8 hours
5.0
Duration: 8 hours
5.0
Duration: 4 hours

Shopping in Helsinki

See all ›
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
3.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes

Nearby attractions in Helsinki

4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
3.7
Duration: 30 minutes
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
4.3
Duration: 30 minutes