Archangel Michael's church

Turku, Finland

Archangel Michael's Church was designed by famous architect Lars Sonck and finished in 1905. When Sonck won the competition for the church in 1894, he was only a 23-year old architectural student. The neogothic style red-brick church dominates the western skyline of the city of Turku. It’s one of the most popular wedding churches in Turku being able to seat 1,800 people.

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Puistokatu 16, Turku, Finland
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Founded: 1899-1905
Category: Religious sites in Finland
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)

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4.5/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Ashley Chan (2 years ago)
Beautiful church with wonderful staff. Note that I came here on a Sunday, and they have mass (in Finnish) at 11am. If you were like me and read that they have organ (instrument) demonstrations at noon, please note that they do not happen in the summer unfortunately. It still is beautiful to look at though. Also note that when you check the doors for entry, try the main entrance first (3 doors) and the middle (2nd) right door (pull) is your best bet. This Church is also a Pokémon Go Gym ;P
Sahan Liyanaarachchi (2 years ago)
Nice architecture!
Mikko Tyllinen (2 years ago)
Very atmospheric, elegant, beautiful, intricately designed church with nice acoustic. Mishaels church is a distinguished example of the neolithic style in architecture. And is one of the most popular weddings churches in Turku, being able to seat 1800 people. Church was finished in 1905
Rafael Bohorque (2 years ago)
Beautiful church in and out. Inside it looks a bit tacky, that you may think it is not a church. I like how it looks spotless and free for everybody to take a peak.
Nana Långstedt (4 years ago)
Looks like a fairytale castle on the outside. Beautiful, intricately designed church.
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