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3 reviews of St. John's Church

Church of San Juan

I was surprised to find most churches in Helsinki are closed on a Monday morning, but we realised that most of the locals don't usually go out until at least 11 am, so everything was closed until then. We imagined that Helsinki would be flat, but nothing is further from reality. At times it reminded me of San Francisco, with steep streets and buildings built on small hills, like this neo-Gothic church, which was built in 1891 by Molander. Apparently, it is the largest church in the Finnish capital, and has perfect acoustics, especially for choral type music. The towers are 74 metres high and the building can accommodate 2,600 people seated.

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