St. Henry's Cathedral

Helsinki, Finland

St. Henry's Cathedral is dedicated to Henry, Bishop of Uppsala. It was constructed between 1858–1860. The architecture of the church is Gothic Revival with statues of Saint Henry, Saint Peter and Saint Paul decorating the exterior. Since Finland is predominantly Lutheran, the church was intended primarily for use by Catholic foreigners. The church is the main Catholic church in Helsinki, and offers Mass in many languages.

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

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4.6/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Erza Scarlet (2 years ago)
Catholic church with community warm.
Thang Tran (2 years ago)
Ok
Aurel Saupe (2 years ago)
See of the catholic bishop of Finnland. Very nice church with a very lively community. The holy mass in English: Every Sunday at 9,30 am
Petra Tandefelt (3 years ago)
Five stars just for having a Catholic church in the middle of Helsinki. Otherwise I don't understand why to rate this kind of thing at all. It's a real church, not a tourist attraction :)
peris wagathiki (3 years ago)
Very nice church the biggest catholic although it's small they do a lot of masses in many languages I love it
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