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Kallio Church, Helsinki

#12 of 32 in Historic Sites in Helsinki
Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Kallio Church is a Lutheran church in the Kallio district of Helsinki, Finland. It was designed by Lars Sonck and represents National Romanticism with Art Nouveau influences. The grey granite church, completed in 1912, is one of Helsinki's most identifiable landmarks.
The church is a popular venue for concerts, especially organ music, thanks to its acoustics.
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  • The location, the architecture, and the Sibelius bell melody (at 12 and 6 p.m.). The longest and most interesting bell melody in Finland.  more »
  • Sitting atop a hill, this art nouveau church is gorgeous. It's clean lines and tall tower invite you in. Once inside, the spare interior invites mediation and contemplation. There aren't any other....  more »
  • Worth walking up the hill to visit the area. Good feeling of Helsinki and its typical architectural style based on granite stones. Austere church with no frills.
  • This is a beautiful church with frequent musical offerings. We lucked into organ music when we stopped by at about 8:30 one evening. They were advertising an almost daily musical cafe. Don't be put off by a locked door go around to the other side.
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