Medieval Turku in the Cathedral 28.6.-1.7.2018
Turku Cathedral, consecrated in 1300, breathes an authentic Medieval atmosphere. The rugged vaults, the dusky atmosphere, and the fascinating soundscape with its euphonies take you deep into history. As does the centuries old tradition of mass and the liturgy of the hours. You may also enter the Medieval period at the Small Relic Exhibition, found inside Turku Cathedral Museum.
Medieval Turku in the Cathedral is part of the Medieval Turku event 28.6.-1.7.2018. The city event is organized together with Turun Suurtorin keskiaika association, Turku and Kaarina Parish Union, Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova museum, Turku Museum Centre, and Rohan Stables.
Medieval Turku in the Cathedral is part of the annual Medieval Turku event at the end of June.
Turku Cathedral and the Cathedral Museum are open daily from 9 a.m. till 6 p.m. (limited admission during services and events).
Domcafé is open Thu-Fri from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sat-Sun 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Small Relic Exhibition at the Cathedral Museum 28.6.-15.11.
The Small Relic Exhibition, located in the southern gallery of the cathedral, features St Gertrude’s relic and the Stone Relics of Gethsemane. The entrance fee to the Cathedral Museum is 2 / 1 €. A Museum Card location. Celtic Harp at the Cathedral. Hilda Kunnola, Celtic harp, in the Mayor’s Choir, Thu, Fri, and Sat at 12.30 p.m.
Musicians of the King’s Road & Dominique Visse: Su la cetra amorosa Sat at 7 p.m.
Dominique Visse is one of the most famous and original countertenors in the world. He has also been a member of the legendary Maîtrise de Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral choir. Visse is visiting Finland for the first time. Pre-order tickets (20/15 euros) at Ticketmaster/Lippupalvelu and Turku Cathedral.
Get to know Turku Cathedral on your own!
Turku Cathedral and the old burial graves beneath its floor may also be explored with a smartphone. The augmented reality application Sanan seppä (Wordsmith) takes you right to the events of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Download the application from the app store straight to your own tablet or borrow one from the Cathedral info.