St. Henry's Cathedral

Helsinki, Finland

St. Henry's Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Helsinki, dedicated to Bishop Henrik, a 12th-century Roman Catholic Bishop of Turku. The church was designed by architect Ernst Lohrmann. It was constructed between 1858 and 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 Bishop Henrik, Saint Peter and Saint Paul decorate the exterior.



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Founded: 1858-1860
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)


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Monika Adamson (5 months ago)
Nice small church with very good atmosphere!
Jay (8 months ago)
Lovely, peaceful, and beautiful church. Very pretty glass art
El Aventurero (2 years ago)
Nice catolic church
Pulkit Arora (2 years ago)
So beautiful church from inside wow effect
Albert Yee (2 years ago)
My family, together with my 3 grandchildren, were in Helsinki in late Dec 2019. We were fortunate to gain entry inside the Cathedral to spend some time in prayer. The place was serene, peaceful and truly beautiful. It was such a wonderful experience for us.
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