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Turku Cathedral, Turku

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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. Add Turku Cathedral to your Turku travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Turku trip builder.
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  • The Church of Turku. Exhibits paintings of Christ around the sacred altar and are worth a look. Free of charge.
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  • Full of history, super beautiful cathedral. Not take long time to visit, because it is next to city centre. Maybe not the most interesting for little children. 
  • This is the gentle warmth of the magnificent tree Cathedral. Great luxury European Churches, but likes to pray personally brightens and Nordic concept.
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  • Beautiful old cathedral. The garden and the streets nearby the river are also worth a visit.
  • It looks very beautiful. One of elements on its front is similar to tRNA :)
  • A real cathedral, with an interesting museum upstairs. Great acoustics.
  • Haven't used any of the churches 'services' in years, but it is a beautiful sight, especially at dark when it's light up by lights.
  • Beautiful and iconic