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Helsinki Landmarks

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  • Angeliki_Lambrou
    Greece33 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A very nice experience !
    Suomenlinna has quite a calm and unique atmosphere, and it is important to dress warmly when visiting.
    Suomenlinna is a UNESCO world heritage site as a unique example of the military architecture of its time. The sea fortress has also been part of the defense of three different realms; Sweden, Russia and Finland. Nowadays Suomenlinna is a lively neighborhood of Helsinki with some 800 inhabitants. In addition to the military museum, it is worth visiting the Suomenlinna museum to learn about the history of the sea fortress
    If you are in Helsinki don't miss it !The ferry ride is an essential part of the visit experience as you can enjoy the sea breeze and views of the city and archipelagos !
    Written 22 May 2024
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  • Angeliki_Lambrou
    Greece33 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Truly is a beautiful modern church which is design and built in a truly unorthodox way.

    The finishing and fit outs were beautifully matching the interior of the church with many modern art deco pieces.

    The size and the construction of the pipe organ is truly outstanding as well. Please stay around to listen to the acoustics in the church if you have the chance to visit a concert, performance or just to listen to the church organ.

    Excellent example of Finnish architecture
    Written 22 May 2024
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  • Angeliki_Lambrou
    Greece33 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Helsinki Cathedral overlooks the National library and Senate Square and is probably the main tourist attraction in Helsinki.
    The large white cathedral looks very grand. It is free to enter.
    The inside of the cathedral is rather plain compared to most others, so can be underwhelming.It was built between 1830 and 1852.It is in the shape of a Greek cross with a colonnade on each arm. Look up and see the twelve apostles on the edge of the roof. Inside the cathedral, there are statues of reformers, Martin Luther, Philipp Melanchthon and Mikael Agricola .Overall though a must visit, and probably your first place to visit, on any trip to Helsinki.
    Written 22 May 2024
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  • Tracey G
    Halesowen, UK2,210 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great place to see local produce especially food. It was very hot inside so we didn’t stay too long. There were loads of other people eating in there
    Worth a walk around if nothing else
    Written 17 May 2024
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  • Swedishtomcat
    Diss, UK4,362 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We followed the snaking trail of tourists up the steps and into the church. As it was rather busy we took a quick look at the ornate interior and departed but not before spotting a man wearing an All The Stations hoodie!
    Written 17 May 2024
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  • FluffyFlamingo
    Germany37 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Spent a great day on the island and at the open-air museum. We went on a Sunday, so we expected it to be quite crowded, but in the morning it wasn't too full.
    Very interesting collection of traditional wooden houses.
    There are many squirrels on the island, but we managed to see only one.
    If we visit again we're going to bring our own lunch as we found it difficult to find an open cafe.
    Written 17 April 2024
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  • Tracey G
    Halesowen, UK2,210 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A good place to meet. Great views of the cathedral Close to the university and the current protests
    Several museums close to Senate Square
    Apparently loads of entertainment in the summer season but nothing while we were there
    Written 18 May 2024
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  • Tracey G
    Halesowen, UK2,210 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A good place to stroll along or sit and people watch. Always plenty of people around. Some small craft stalls. Ice creams and coffee available
    Lovely bright flowers
    Written 18 May 2024
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  • Somerset Couple
    England, UK46 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Came to Helsinki on a business trip and had a free afternoon to walk around the town. This was a lovely chapel to go to - interesting architecture. It was nice to see the tourists respecting the "silence" aspect of it. I sat in here for about half hr just enjoying the peace and quiet.
    Written 12 April 2024
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  • Tracey G
    Halesowen, UK2,210 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    An impressive building in the centre of city. Very busy with trains arriving early and departing late into the evening
    Clear signage and information in English
    Written 18 May 2024
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  • pfefmeister
    San Francisco, CA4,118 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Stopped for a quick walk through while waiting for the ferry to the island. I found it mildly interesting with many of the stalls selling the same kind of things. Expensive either way you cut it. We did buy some canned sardines and they were $10. Time for the ferry before we spend more.
    Written 2 November 2023
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  • ExperiencedTravelers
    Los Angeles, CA575 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The building is extraordinary, and you can wander around to look at the collection. Some of the books I found were well over 100 years old, and in great condition.

    The library is across the street from the church, and well worth the stop,
    Written 15 June 2023
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  • Barbs25
    Staffordshire, UK3,572 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Best choice was on Saturday when there seemed to be more stalls. Unlike most places they're not full of rubbish but nice homemade gifts. Everything from magnets to fur hat/ gloves, wooden items, knitted clothes, glassware. Nice place to wander for a while.
    Also some food stalls which seem to be there most days.
    Written 2 April 2024
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  • Hugh
    South Ozone Park, NY1,269 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    You’ll get a good introduction to 20 th century Finnish history in the house of its first president. His life spans the time of czarist Russia up through WW I & Ii. The museum is his home right in the middle of the posh embassy neighborhood. Have a delightful stroll after through the neighborhood and to the park down ro the sea
    Written 9 July 2023
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