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Helsinki Temppeliaukio Church (The Rock Church) Excursion Reviews

The interior of the church was built directly out of solid rock, and today it is frequently used as a concert venue because of its acoustics.
Our guide Cornelia gave us those little snippets of information that you don't get visiting ...
Sail Date: September 2018
Our guide Cornelia gave us those little snippets of information that you don't get visiting otherwise. Loved it, The Pianist playing Mozart during our visit was special, apparently his work is voluntary and for everyone not just us.
Our guide Cornelia gave us those little snippets of information that you don't get visiting otherwise. Loved it, The Pianist playing Mozart during our visit was special, apparently his work is voluntary and for everyone not just us. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
What an experience.....cannot put into words this amazing place....We were blessed to be able to be ...
Sail Date: May 2018
What an experience.....cannot put into words this amazing place....We were blessed to be able to be able to listen to live music preformed. This place is amazing beyond words...the natural stones...
What an experience.....cannot put into words this amazing place....We were blessed to be able to be able to listen to live music preformed. This place is amazing beyond words...the natural stones... Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Be prepared to walk up hill on cobbles and deal with massive crowds.
Sail Date: September 2017
Be prepared to walk up hill on cobbles and deal with massive crowds.
Be prepared to walk up hill on cobbles and deal with massive crowds. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Interesting.
Sail Date: August 2017
Interesting. Built right into the rock.
Interesting. Built right into the rock. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Azamara Club Cruises
Husband is Lutheran pastor so priority to see.
Sail Date: August 2017
Husband is Lutheran pastor so priority to see. More detailed tour inside would have helped.
Husband is Lutheran pastor so priority to see. More detailed tour inside would have helped. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking Ocean Cruises
The Rock Church was inspiring.
Sail Date: August 2017
The Rock Church was inspiring. On the short walk to and from the bus, there were plenty of gift shops!
The Rock Church was inspiring. On the short walk to and from the bus, there were plenty of gift shops! Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking Ocean Cruises
Highlights tour with a stop at the ice bar and the Rock church.
Sail Date: June 2017
Highlights tour with a stop at the ice bar and the Rock church. The only thing that I would recommend would be the ice bar. The rest was boring.
Highlights tour with a stop at the ice bar and the Rock church. The only thing that I would recommend would be the ice bar. The rest was boring. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Unbelievable inside - we were there early, so no crowds.
Sail Date: May 2017
Unbelievable inside - we were there early, so no crowds.
Unbelievable inside - we were there early, so no crowds. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Holland America Line
The "Rock Church" was wonderful!
Sail Date: April 2017
The "Rock Church" was wonderful! Incredible how it was actually built and designed. The acoustics were demonstrated by vocalists and musicians ... a huge treat!
The "Rock Church" was wonderful! Incredible how it was actually built and designed. The acoustics were demonstrated by vocalists and musicians ... a huge treat! Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking Ocean Cruises
Very unique church.
Sail Date: August 2016
Very unique church. I was fortunate to enter just as it opened. I got to experience it void of the humanity. Serene and peaceful. Then the hoards of people arrived and the recording telling people to stop talking with a very long Shhhhhh ... Read More
Very unique church. I was fortunate to enter just as it opened. I got to experience it void of the humanity. Serene and peaceful. Then the hoards of people arrived and the recording telling people to stop talking with a very long Shhhhhh at the end! Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Amazing!
Sail Date: August 2016
Amazing! Almost looked like a bomb shelter when you initially walk in.
Amazing! Almost looked like a bomb shelter when you initially walk in. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Very unique church and story on how it came to be.
Sail Date: July 2016
Very unique church and story on how it came to be.
Very unique church and story on how it came to be. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking Ocean Cruises
What a wonderful church to visit.
Sail Date: June 2016
What a wonderful church to visit. Amazing
What a wonderful church to visit. Amazing Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Something different to see, but you only need 15 mins here.
Sail Date: June 2016
Something different to see, but you only need 15 mins here.
Something different to see, but you only need 15 mins here. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
The cathedral was beautiful but we had to walk aways from the bus and didn't have much time.
Sail Date: June 2016
The cathedral was beautiful but we had to walk aways from the bus and didn't have much time.
The cathedral was beautiful but we had to walk aways from the bus and didn't have much time. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Again, another ship's tour with 40+ people on a coach.
Sail Date: May 2016
Again, another ship's tour with 40+ people on a coach. Seemed to spend more time getting on and off the coach then seeing anything. Rock Church is nice, only need a few minutes there.
Again, another ship's tour with 40+ people on a coach. Seemed to spend more time getting on and off the coach then seeing anything. Rock Church is nice, only need a few minutes there. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Somewhat disappointing - our guide was Chinese and difficult to understand.
Sail Date: May 2016
Somewhat disappointing - our guide was Chinese and difficult to understand. Also the bus was 30 minutes late picking us up causing us to rush through the tour. The Rock Church was a must-see though.
Somewhat disappointing - our guide was Chinese and difficult to understand. Also the bus was 30 minutes late picking us up causing us to rush through the tour. The Rock Church was a must-see though. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Our tour guide was awful.
Sail Date: May 2016
Our tour guide was awful. Didn't care nobody could hear her on the bus (no audio system) and disorganised when stopping at places - always waiting for people because she'd not given decent instructions. The Rock Church ... Read More
Our tour guide was awful. Didn't care nobody could hear her on the bus (no audio system) and disorganised when stopping at places - always waiting for people because she'd not given decent instructions. The Rock Church wasn't especially interesting. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
It is easy to get to and has a very sanctified feeling to it.
Sail Date: May 2016
It is easy to get to and has a very sanctified feeling to it.
It is easy to get to and has a very sanctified feeling to it. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking Ocean Cruises
Very interesting.
Sail Date: May 2016
Very interesting. Worth the stop!
Very interesting. Worth the stop! Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking Ocean Cruises
Very experienced tour guide...told us all we need to know n then let us loose.
Sail Date: May 2016
Very experienced tour guide...told us all we need to know n then let us loose. SO we don't have to follow her every min. Need change for bathroom at church...US$ or Euro .
Very experienced tour guide...told us all we need to know n then let us loose. SO we don't have to follow her every min. Need change for bathroom at church...US$ or Euro . Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Not impressed, too small, noisy and hot inside!
Sail Date: May 2016
Not impressed, too small, noisy and hot inside!
Not impressed, too small, noisy and hot inside! Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
An underground building built into the rock face only because building on top would obscure the ...
Sail Date: August 2015
An underground building built into the rock face only because building on top would obscure the view. Skip it.
An underground building built into the rock face only because building on top would obscure the view. Skip it. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
we had a lovely guide on a lovely day!
Sail Date: August 2015
we had a lovely guide on a lovely day!
we had a lovely guide on a lovely day! Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Crystal Cruises
The rock church was the highlight - good but not great
Sail Date: July 2015
The rock church was the highlight - good but not great
The rock church was the highlight - good but not great Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises