Modern Chapels

Two modern chapels at the Turku Cemetery – from different decades. Also included are many stories from the cemetery.

After we visit Erik Bryggmans Chapel of Resurrection we walk through the cemetery to Holy Cross Chapel, which is designed by Pekka Pitkänen. On our way guide will show you interesting parts of modern cemetery art.

Erik Bryggman (7 February 1891, Turku – 21 December 1955, Turku) was a Finnish architect. He studied architecture at Helsinki University of Technology, completing his studies in 1916. He worked in Helsinki before starting his own office in Turku in 1923. In 1927 he started to collaborate with architect Alvar Aalto, and together they became pioneers in Finland in modernist architecture.

Duration: 1, 5 h

Price: 110 euro per group (1-25 persons)

Note: the tour is mostly outdoors, remember to dress according to weather!

It is possible to combine this tour with a visit to Paimio Sanatorium, and/or meal, overnight, other tours.

Please ask for more information!