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Why was the Rock Church in Helsinki built the way it was?

Question by : Why was the Rock Church in Helsinki built the way it was?
Describe why the Rock Church in Helsinki was built that way it was. In other words, what were the builders trying to show about their beliefs?

Here is a link of the picture: http://www.planetware.com/picture/helsinki-rock-church-sf-hlrkch3.htm

Best answer:

Answer by Gerald Cline
Actually, I believe it was originally built as a bomb-shelter during the Cold War. What was their message? Duck and cover….

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DSC00794-8, Temppeliaukio Rock Church, Helsinki, Finland

DSC00794-8, Temppeliaukio Rock Church, Helsinki, Finland
Rock Church
Image by lyng883
Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church) is situated at 3 Lutherinkatu. Carved out of solid rock, this unique building is one of the City’s most popular tourist attractions, as well as being a working church. The dome spans 70 feet and is covered on the interior by 15 miles of Finnish copper wire.

See set comments for “Finland Helsinki Overview”.

DSC00797, Temppeliaukio Rock Church, Helsinki, Finland

DSC00797, Temppeliaukio Rock Church, Helsinki, Finland
Rock Church
Image by lyng883
Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church) is situated at 3 Lutherinkatu. Carved out of solid rock, this unique building is one of the City’s most popular tourist attractions, as well as being a working church. The dome spans 70 feet and is covered on the interior by 15 miles of Finnish copper wire.

See set comments for “Finland Helsinki Overview”.

DSC00801, Temppeliaukio Rock Church, Helsinki, Finland

DSC00801, Temppeliaukio Rock Church, Helsinki, Finland
Rock Church
Image by lyng883
Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church) is situated at 3 Lutherinkatu. Carved out of solid rock, this unique building is one of the City’s most popular tourist attractions, as well as being a working church. The dome spans 70 feet and is covered on the interior by 15 miles of Finnish copper wire.

See set comments for “Finland Helsinki Overview”.

DSC00786, Temppeliaukio Rock Church, Helsinki, Finland

DSC00786, Temppeliaukio Rock Church, Helsinki, Finland
Rock Church
Image by lyng883
Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church) is situated at 3 Lutherinkatu. Carved out of solid rock, this unique building is one of the City’s most popular tourist attractions, as well as being a working church. The dome spans 70 feet and is covered on the interior by 15 miles of Finnish copper wire.

See set comments for “Finland Helsinki Overview”.

DSC00799, Temppeliaukio Rock Church, Helsinki, Finland

DSC00799, Temppeliaukio Rock Church, Helsinki, Finland
Rock Church
Image by lyng883
Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church) is situated at 3 Lutherinkatu. Carved out of solid rock, this unique building is one of the City’s most popular tourist attractions, as well as being a working church. The dome spans 70 feet and is covered on the interior by 15 miles of Finnish copper wire.

See set comments for “Finland Helsinki Overview”.

DSC00789, Temppeliaukio Rock Church, Helsinki, Finland

DSC00789, Temppeliaukio Rock Church, Helsinki, Finland
Rock Church
Image by lyng883
Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church) is situated at 3 Lutherinkatu. Carved out of solid rock, this unique building is one of the City’s most popular tourist attractions, as well as being a working church. The dome spans 70 feet and is covered on the interior by 15 miles of Finnish copper wire.

See set comments for “Finland Helsinki Overview”.

DSC00796, Temppeliaukio Rock Church, Helsinki, Finland

DSC00796, Temppeliaukio Rock Church, Helsinki, Finland
Rock Church
Image by lyng883
Temppeliaukio Church (Rock Church) is situated at 3 Lutherinkatu. Carved out of solid rock, this unique building is one of the City’s most popular tourist attractions, as well as being a working church. The dome spans 70 feet and is covered on the interior by 15 miles of Finnish copper wire.

See set comments for “Finland Helsinki Overview”.