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Fly to Helsinki!
Helsinki is famous for both historical and modern architecture as well as cultural institutions and events. In this modern European city, east and west have met, and still meet. Find out more via the links below.
In Helsinki, you can take a tram or a guided tour and recognize Alvar Aalto’s architecture. The Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress, Senate Square, Finlandia Hall, the Opera House, and the Sibelius monument are also worth a visit. Do not forget Finnish designer products: Artek, Aarikka, Alvar Aalto and Marimekko.
Helsinki has a variety of churches; the most famous are the Uspenski Cathedral and Temppeliaukio Church, built inside a rock. Museums include Ateneum Art Museum, National Museum of Finland, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. You can find architecture and nature hand in hand in this beautiful capital, where the stone pavements and streets give way to the beautiful coastline and archipelago. Children will enjoy splendid rides at Linnanmäki amusement park.
There are many interesting places near Helsinki, too. You could rent a car and drive around or discover nearby towns and villages, or you could take an afternoon tour to the old town of Porvoo.