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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

59 hotels near Uspenski Cathedral

1 Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki

4 stars
4.5 / 5 6 reviews

Kluuvikatu 8 Map

Featuring quality accommodation and all the modern conveniences, this property is a perfect place for a relaxing stay. GeneralGuests can make use of the conference facilities provided by the hotel... More

2 Solo Sokos Hotel Torni

4 stars
4.6 / 5 5 reviews

Yrjonkatu 26 Map

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

3 Scandic Grand Marina

4 stars
4.5 / 5 13 reviews

Katajanokanlaituri 7 Map

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

4 Scandic Paasi

4 stars
4.6 / 5

Paasivuorenkatu 5B Map

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

5 Klaus K Hotel Helsinki

4 stars
4.0 / 5 3 reviews

Bulevardi 2-4 Map

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

6 Arthur Hotel Helsinki

3 stars
4.0 / 5 25 reviews

Vuorikatu 19 Map

Combining a sense of contemporary style along with modern facilities and attentive service, the Arthur Hotel Helsinki is an ideal retreat for both business and leisure travellers alike. ... More

7 Glo Hotel Kluuvi Helsinki

4 stars
5.0 / 5 12 reviews

Kluuvikatu 4 Map

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

8 Hilton Helsinki Strand

4 stars
4.7 / 5 6 reviews

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Offering elegant accommodation, impeccable service and excellent meeting facilities, the Hilton Helsinki Strand Hotel is just the place for you to stay in Helsinki. GeneralBusiness is easy at this... More

9 Hotel Kamp, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Helsinki

5 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

Pohjoisesplanadi, 29 Map

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

10 Holiday Inn HELSINKI CITY CENTRE

4 stars
4.7 / 5 7 reviews

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Delivering modern comforts and friendly service in an ideal location is the Holiday Inn Helsinki City Centre. Shopping and entertainment options may be found at Kamppi Center and the Stockmann.... More