Nice Red building-Uspenski Cathedral, Helsinki

Uspenski Cathedral in Helsinki was a bright building located on a rock, visible from a distance. I was waiting for ferry to go to Soumenlinna Island, I had about 15 minutes to spare. When I looked around this building caught my attention. So I walked towards it in quick steps.

It took a moment to figure out the right way to top, as one of the ways was closed. Once on top I took a set of photographs from outside, but couldn't go inside due to shortage of time. Also it was not yet open that day. 
Above- Closeup pictures of Uspenski cathedral dome.
Below- Cathedral and Helsinki flyer in a single frame, as seen from the boat
 And a GoPro shot

At first I had wondered if this is the rock church, since it was located on a big rock. Soon figured out it is not. Details about this Uspenski Cathedral can be found on Wikipedia if you're interested.

Other Helsinki posts- Skywatch Helsinki * Rock Church * Kamppi Chappel * Senate Square

9 comments:

  1. Cathedral looks nice. The clouds in the flyer pic is nice.

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  2. The color of the cathedral's dome is a nice contrast to the rest and uplifts the overall look of the cathedral .. Brilliantly captured... !

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  3. That's a very solid looking Cathedral. Good photos, nice skies.

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  4. Nice captures of the beautiful building with required information !!

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  5. Interesting color combination: brown and green! Nice looking cathedral. The photo with the giant wheel and the building, and the next one are both very good.

    Destination Infinity

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  6. Thanks Rajesh, Yogi, Niranjan, Renuka, Kalpana, Arun, Rupam and Arun Prasad.

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