One of the biggest success stories in modern Helsinki architecture, Temppeliaukion Kirkko's design initially roused controversy because it involved a large hole in the granite outcrop covered with a concave roof. There are no ornaments, belfry or altar. Criticism is now a thing of the past and it receives about 500,000 visitors annually. The stonewalls and metal ceiling give a feeling of warmth and security. The temple is also an excellent venue for musical events; the acoustics are superb, attracting many of the world's best organists.
- Open Hours: Monday to Tuesday from 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM, Wednesday from 10:00 AM to 06:45 PM, Thursday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM, Saturday from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM, Sunday from 11:45 AM to 01:45 PM, Sunday from 03:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Attractions & Landmarks, Religious