Visit Turku Cathedral, the national shrine considered by many to be Finland's most important historical monument. This cathedral is the mother of the Lutheran Church of Finland dedicated to the Virgin Mary and St. Henry, Finland's first bishop. Visit the medieval structure, established in 1300, and see the immense work of renovations after the 1827 Great Fire of Turku. Tour the cathedral museum to learn about Finnish history since the 14th century. Listen to the church bells at noon as you walk along the Aura River. Take a look at our Turku trip planner to schedule your visit to Turku Cathedral and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Tours To Turku Cathedral
2 Days tour to Moominworld and Turku Castle from Helsinki BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $884
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Duration: 8 hours
Turku Cathedral Reviews
It looks nice from the outside and is a highlight of the city landscape. However, the cathedral is pretty mediocre inside. more »
The cathedral in Turku is very old, and very beautiful. There are many crypts with each there own history, and if you are lucky musicians will be practicing for the next church concert, while you... more »
A fascinating place! Very old, beautiful and quiet. As a souvenir one can buy a paper sheet with details for a small model of the cathedral 😍 Besides, there is a tranquil place nearby where one can sit by the river and enjoy the day.
One of the oldest and most beautiful churches in Finland. The history of the church is very interesting and the artistic aspect of the church is fascinating. The view of the church from other side of the river, by the old library, is very picturesque.
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