A pedestrian hurrying through the bustle of downtown Helsinki suddenly feels drawn to a round, wooden structure on Simonkatu. Inside the building, a contemplative calm reigns. Welcome to the Chapel of Silence.
The parishes of Helsinki are running the Chapel of Silence together with the Social Services Department. A highly visible part of Helsinki’s year as World Design Capital 2012, the chapel is open from morning to evening every day starting May 31, 2012.
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