Visit

Welcome to visit Temppeliaukio Church – the most interesting church in Helsinki!

Temppeliaukio Church is both a popular tourist sight and an active Lutheran church. In 2019 we had 938 000 visitors from all over the world.

We update the correct opening hours for visitors on this website weekly. During weddings, christenings, funerals and the Sunday Service the church is closed for visitors.

Please note that the the entrance closes 10 minutes before closing time.

Picture: Juha Martinmaa

Entrance Fee

The entrance fee is 4 € / person. The tickets can be purchased inside the church with most credit cards and cash.

You may purchase an advance ticket from our Church Café during June, July and August for the price of 3,40 € / person. With an advance ticket you will have a quicker access to the church during rush hours.

We accept Helsinki Card and Finnish “Museokortti” as payment.

You may purchase your tickets on the internet on Tiqets.com (a single ticket 4 € / person). Click "Book now" on the left to get to Tiqets.com.

Free entrance for children under 18 years old and members of Töölö Parish.

Equal Access

Everyone is welcome to visit Temppeliaukio Church.

The main entrance and the church hall are on street level. Visitors with wheelchairs, strollers and walkers can move around easily in the church hall. The only way to access the gallery is by stairs, there is no elevator.

For security reasons we restrict large suitcases and back bags.

Picture: Jussi Tiainen

Guided Tours

Get acquainted with the architecture and history of Temppeliaukio Church!

Our free guided tours for visitors will return at the end of December 2020. More information on the Events section of our homepage.

You may also book a private tour for your group. We are happy to plan a tour that suits your wishes. Our guides speak a large variety of language: Finnish, Swedish, English, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Bahasa, Mandarin, French, Spanish, German, Croatian and Greek.

The price for private tours starts from 100 € + 4 € / person depending on the language and the time. Please book your tour in advance, latest one week before.

To book a tour or to ask any further questions please contact Senior Guide Anna Tilli (anna.tilli@evl.fi, 050 470 1080).

Video: Saara Tuomisto

Summer Café

Our Summer Café is open during June, July and August from Monday to Sunday from 10 AM till 6 PM. We offer a wide selection of delicacies and souvenirs.

In 2020 the textiles in our café were sponsored by Finlayson.

P‍icture: Heli Suhtala Uvalic

Kesäkahvila

Sunday Service

Sunday Service takes place every Sunday and most public holidays at 10 AM. Everyone is welcome to join the service. The service is always free of charge for anyone who wants to take part.

NB: our Sunday Service is in Finnish. We offer bilingual Finnish-English program leaflets. Please ask for one when you arrive.

The duration of the service is about 1,5 hours. We hope that everyone who joins will take a seat and stay until the end.

During Sunday Service there is no sightseeing. It is forbidden to take photographs, walk around or disturb the worshippers in any other way.

Picture: Anna Tilli

Ulkoristi

Getting Here

Main entrance

The main entrance is located at Lutherinkatu 3.

The Summer Café is located at Temppelikatu 16c.

Walk

It is about a 10 minute walk from shopping center “Kamppi”.

Public transit

The “Hanken” stop is the closest stop to the main entrance. It is about a 5 minute walk from there to the main entrance. Buses 14, 18, 37, 39, 41, 42, 69 and 70 and trams 1 and 2 stop there.

Please visit www.hsl.fi for the latest schedules, routes, and maps.

Bike

There is a bicycle rack near the main entrance of the church and near the entrance to the Summer Café.

There are several city bicycle docks located near the church: e.g. “Kauppakorkeakoulu”, “Sammonpuistikko” and “Cygnaeuksenkatu”.

Picture: Juha Martinmaa

Contact Us

Heli Suhtala Uvalic, Customer Service Manager
heli.suhtalauvalic@evl.fi
050 301 4817 / (09) 2340 6326

Anna Tilli, Senior Guide
anna.tilli@evl.fi
050 470 1080 / (09) 2340 6328

Sanna Heikkinen, Guide
sanna.heikkinen@evl.fi
050 355 3730 / (09) 2340 6323

Sherina Shereen, Guide
sherina.shereen@evl.fi
050 525 1578 / (09) 2340 6329

Picture: Essi Valaja

Kuvassa kaksi Temppeliaukion kirkon opasta, pääopas ja palvelupäällikkö istumassa rivissä. Taustalla graniittiseinä. In the picture there are two of Temppeliaukio Church's guides, senior guide and customer service manager. Granite wall on the background.

Temppeliaukio Church
Lutherinkatu 3, 00100 Helsinki
temppeliaukio@evl.fi
Phone: +358 9 2340 6320