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Churches and other sights in Vantaa

Each parish in Vantaa has a so called home church. Some parishes have several churches. Some churches also recognized as local sights that attract a large number of tourists and other visitors. 

► See all churches and chapels of Vantaa parishes on the Finnish website.

Church of St. Lawrence (Pyhän Laurin kirkko)

Kirkkotie 45, 01510 Vantaa

The medieval church, dating from 1450, is the oldest building in the greater Helsinki area. It is a popular wedding venue and also the main church of the Tikkurila parish and the Swedish parish of Vantaa. The church is surrounded by a beautiful old cemetery.

Chapel of St. Lawrence (Pyhän Laurin kappeli)

Pappilankuja 3, 01510 Vantaa

The modern chapel standing next to the Church of St. Lawrence was built in 2010. It is most often used for funeral services, but it is also a popular concert venue.

Myyrmäki Church (Myyrmäen kirkko)

Uomatie 1, 01600 Vantaa

The parish church of Myyrmäki is also known as the church of Light. It is very popular among architecture-minded tourists and, with its excellent acoustics, among concert-goers.

Note:   Myyrmäki Church is closed due to renovations. The renovation is scheduled for completion in late 2023. 



The modern, white stone building of the chapel of St. Lawrence. There are green grass and some trees on the yard.

Chapel of St. Lawrence

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