This awesome and unique piece of architecture, the Temppeliaukio
('Church in the rock') was designed by brothers Timo and Tuomo
Suomalainen and carved out of solid granite as recently as 1969. It
has become one of Helsinki's most famous attractions, its rock
walls roofed over with a massive concave copper ceiling, which
gives it excellent acoustics. The church is often used as a venue
for musical events. English services are conducted Sundays at
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