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German Church, Helsinki

German Church, Helsinki

The German Church is located at Bernhardinkatu 4 and is an important part of the community. This beautiful old church was built in 1864 and its Neo-Gothic style is a favorite of brides in Finland. One look at this picturesque venue makes it easy to see why it is so popular.

The Front entrance to the church is breathtakingly beautiful. The brick work is amazing and the door is framed by six large gothic windows in the transept. There is a large spire that was added in 1897 which just adds to the majesty of the building. The entire building underwent a massive refurbishing in 2001, and the results are wonderful.

For such a large exterior the sanctuary is amazingly intimate. The muted color scheme aids in this illusion. The altar is exquisitely carved with great detail and so elegantly frames a painting of Christ at the Crucifixion. The pews are very simple so they do not distract from the elegance of the altar.

Services are held here on Sunday mornings at 11am and the services are in German. Services are also held on occasion at 11 pm as well as special activities around church holy days, so be sure to check the schedule when visiting.

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Sight Name: German Church
Sight Location: Helsinki, Finland
Sight Type: Religious
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