Pyhan Kolminaisuuden kirkko, Helsinki

#22 of 32 in Historic Sites in Helsinki
Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • The Holy Trinity Church is located in the Kruununhaka district next to the Helsinki Cathedral. This neo-classical church was completed in 1827 by the famous architect Carl Ludvig Engel who has...  more »
  • The small yellow orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity standing in the shadow of the Cathedral is almost 200 years old. The Saturday evening vigil and Sunday morning liturgy are held in Church Slavonic....  more »
  • Rather plain on the inside.
  • The Holy Trinity Church is a Russian Orthodox Church located in the Kruununhaka district of Helsinki, on the corner of Unioninkatu and Rauhankatu. The church was built in the neo-classical style in 1826 under the direction of the architect Carl Ludvig Engel, and was dedicated and opened in the following year.The Holy Trinity services the city's orthodox community with masses held in both Church Slavic and Finnish. The church is Helsinki's oldest Orthodox church. When Finland became 1808 autonomic Grand Duchy of Finland, a number of Russian civil servants, merchants and soldiers moved to Helsinki. They needed a place for worship, and the czar supported their efforts to get a church. In the 21st century, many of the churchgoers still speak Russian, but majority of them are immigrants born in the Soviet Union

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