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Uspenski Cathedral (Uspenskin katedraali), Helsinki

Uspenski Cathedral (Uspenskin katedraali) - Helsinki, Finland
Uspenski Cathedral (Uspenskin katedraali)
Kanavakatu 1, Helsinki, Finland 00160Map
+358 9 3101 3300
Neighborhood: Center (Katajanokka)
Overview

The Uspenski Cathedral is the largest Orthodox church in all of Western Europe. Dating back to the mid 19th Century, the Cathedral is a good example of the impact of Russia's occupation of Finland. The Cathedral features a large statue of Czar Alexander II, a further reminder of this Russian influence. The Uspenski Cathedral made headlines in 2007 when one if its most valuable articles, its icon of St. Nicolas, was stolen in broad daylight.

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