Turun Tuomiokirkko Review
The 700-year-old Turku Cathedral remains the seat of the archbishop of Finland. It was partially gutted by fire in 1827 but has subsequently been completely restored. In the choir are R. W. Ekman's frescoes portraying Bishop Henry (an Englishman) baptizing the then-heathen Finns, and Mikael Agricola offering the Finnish translation of the New Testament to Gustav Vasa of Sweden. The cathedral also houses a museum, which displays medieval church vestments, silver chalices, and wooden sculptures.
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