Uspenski Cathedral (Helsinki)

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The '''Uspenski Cathedral''' (fi: ''Uspenskin katedraali'') is an Orthodox cathedral in Helsinki, the capital of [[Finland]]. Built from 1862-1868 by the architect Aleksei Gornostayev. The Uspenski cathedral is set upon a hillside on the Katajanokka peninsula overlooking the city. On the back of the cathedral is a plaque commemorating Tsar Alexander II of Russia, ruler of Finland during its construction. The Uspenski Cathedral is the main church of the Diocese of Helsinki.
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The '''Uspenski Cathedral''' (fi: ''Uspenskin katedraali'') is an Orthodox [[cathedral]] in Helsinki, the capital of [[Finland]]. Built from 1862-1868 by the architect Aleksei Gornostayev, the Uspenski Cathedral is set upon a hillside on the Katajanokka Peninsula overlooking the city. On the back of the cathedral is a plaque commemorating Tsar Alexander II of Russia, ruler of Finland during its construction. The Uspenski Cathedral is the main church of the Diocese of Helsinki.
  
 
==  External links ==
 
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*[http://www.ortodoksi.net/tietopankki/suomen_ortodoksinen_kirkko/uspenskin_katedraali.htm Uspenskin katedraali] [fi]
 
*[http://www.ortodoksi.net/tietopankki/suomen_ortodoksinen_kirkko/uspenskin_katedraali.htm Uspenskin katedraali] [fi]
 
*[http://www.ortodoksi.net/tietopankki/suomen_ortodoksinen_kirkko/uspenskin_katedraali_iso.htm Panorama picture of Uspenski Cathedral]
 
*[http://www.ortodoksi.net/tietopankki/suomen_ortodoksinen_kirkko/uspenskin_katedraali_iso.htm Panorama picture of Uspenski Cathedral]
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uspenski_Cathedral Wikipedia]  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uspenski_Cathedral Wikipedia's Upenski Cathedral]  
  
 
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The Uspenski Cathedral (fi: Uspenskin katedraali) is an Orthodox cathedral in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Built from 1862-1868 by the architect Aleksei Gornostayev, the Uspenski Cathedral is set upon a hillside on the Katajanokka Peninsula overlooking the city. On the back of the cathedral is a plaque commemorating Tsar Alexander II of Russia, ruler of Finland during its construction. The Uspenski Cathedral is the main church of the Diocese of Helsinki.

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