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Uspenski Cathedral (Helsinki)

Uspenski Cathedral (Helsinki)

Uspenski or Uspensky Cathedral is a Russian Orthodox Church that was constructed in 1868. It was designed by a architect from Saint Petersburg (capital of the Russian Empire a the time) A.M. Gornostayev who designed his building in Byzantine- Russian architectural style. Uspenski Cathedral It is easily distinguished from the city landscape by its red brick walls, green copper roof and golden onion- shaped domes. It is the largest Orthodox church in Finland and all of Skandinavia.

Helsinki Uspenski Cathedral  Helsinki Uspenski Cathedral

 

 

 

Location: Kanavakatu 1, Helsinki

Tel. 09- 634 267

Trolley: 2, 4

Open: May- Sept daily; Oct- Apr Tue- Sun

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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