Temppeliaukion kirkko

Temppeliaukion kirkko, also known as The Rock Church, is a unique Lutheran church in the Töölö neighbourhood of Helsinki that was excavated directly into solid rock, and because of its great acoustics, it's a popular venue for concerts.

Nearby Attractions

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Government Palace
Helsinki's Senate Building is located in Senate square and it was designed by Carl Ludwig Engel in neoclassical style. It's also known as the Government Palace.
Helsinki Cathedral
Designed also by Carl Ludvig Engel, Helsinki's Cathedral can be found on the northern side of Senate Square. It was built from 1830–1852 as a tribute to the Grand Duke of Finland.

Related Tours

The Rock Church Live Virtual Tour
Immerse yourself in one of the most important landmarks of Helsinki, visited by almost 1 million tourists per year. It was opened in 1969 and it is recognised as a significant example of modernist architecture in a city known for its architectural wonders. Among its spectacular features, this church was excavated into solid granite and for that reason, it has great acoustics. 

On this live virtual tour, you will:

  • Explore the beautiful neighbourhood it is located in
  • Hear about the architectural and engineering details of the building
  • Hear the reasons that make the Rock Church such a unique place.

Dive into the Rock Church Live Virtual Tour and enjoy the only tour that is allowed from the church.


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