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Uspenski Cathedral

Helsinki, Finland's dynamic capital, is a popular stop for those touring the Scandinavian countries. When there, visitors should definitely experience the majestic Uspenski Cathedral. This historical landmark is certainly hard to overlook, as it is the largest Orthodox Church in Western Europe and sits perched on a rocky hilltop jutting out into the Katajanokka Peninsula. Built in 1868 by Gornastayev, this beauty boasts a Russian Byzantine style of architecture and features many exquisite details, including mosaics, chandeliers, vaults, domes, and religious icons. The church still functions as a worship centre for local Orthodox congregations.

  • Book a tour of Helsinki that stops at the Uspenski Cathedral to enjoy all the historic sites within the city; cathedral tours are free to the public.
  • Enjoy taking beautiful snapshots at this iconic Helsinki location; this gorgeous building makes a perfect subject, but be advised that flash photography is not allowed inside.
  • Tour the surrounding city sights on a boat tour that travels through the city's scenic canals and includes an exterior view of the cathedral.

The Uspenski Cathedral is centrally located and can be easily reached from the harbour, esplanade, or the marketplace. It is not recommended to rent a car to tour Helsinki because parking is scarce and costly, so other transportation options are preferred. Trams operate throughout the city and route 4 can take visitors to the cathedral via the Katajanokan Puisto stop or the nearby Ritarihuone stop. Taxis are also available within the city and can transport visitors to the cathedral. Those with nearby hotels will enjoy exploring the area on foot.

Hotels near Uspenski Cathedral

61 hotels near Uspenski Cathedral

1 Scandic Grand Marina

4 stars
4.3 / 5 14 reviews

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Conveniently located in the centre of Helsinki by the harbor, the Scandic Grand Marina Hotel invites guests for a superb holiday experience. GeneralThe property features 6 conference rooms that... More

2 Klaus K Hotel Helsinki

4 stars
4.3 / 5 4 reviews

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Known for its ambience and luxury, the Klaus K Hotel Helsinki offers an ideal accommodation spot in Helsinki for all types of travellers. GeneralThis hotel boasts 3 well-equipped meeting rooms for... More

3 Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Helsinki

5 stars
4.8 / 5 10 reviews

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Being close to the central railway station, the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Helsinki offers the perfect blend of elegance and charm with thoughtful amenities to pamper each of the guests. GeneralThis... More

4 Anna Hotel Helsinki

3 stars
4.3 / 5 8 reviews

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Providing an oasis of tranquillity in the heart of Helsinki, the easy reach of administrative authorities and major business centres makes Anna Hotel an ideal address both for business and... More

5 Glo Hotel Kluuvi Helsinki

4 stars
5.0 / 5 12 reviews

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Offering its guests a staggering variety of recreational opportunities including sports, culture, dining and health services, the Glo Hotel Kluuvi Helsinki which combines the contemporary living... More

6 Hotel Kamp, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Helsinki

5 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

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Kamp Hotel Helsinki welcomes savvy travellers to a luxurious retreat that fuses Western and Easter European cultures set in an enviable location in the Finland capital. This inviting Helsinki hotel... More

7 Scandic Paasi

4 stars
4.6 / 5

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Featuring chic spaces highlighted by up-to-date facilities, Hotel Scandic Paasi Helsinki makes for an ideal base for travellers looking for stylish top-notch accommodations in Helsinki. While in... More

8 Solo Sokos Hotel Aleksanteri

4 stars
3.7 / 5

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Discover extraordinary service and an exceptional range of facilities at the Sokos Hotel Aleksanteri, a property designed to meet the requirements of both business and pleasure travellers. ... More

9 Hellsten Helsinki Senate

3 stars
4.1 / 5 11 reviews

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Presenting spacious apartments in prime location, the Hellsten Helsinki Senate Hotel is an ideal choice for frequent travellers. GeneralThe beautiful attractions located close to this property... More

10 Solo Sokos Hotel Torni

4 stars
4.6 / 5 5 reviews

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Renowned for its refined style and services, theSokos Hotel Torni Helsinki emerges to be the upscale getaway for those seeking relaxing and harmonious way of living in Helsinki. GeneralWith its... More