Articles with tag: helsinki

Let's take a walk through  Helsinki ! This is a monument to the Finnish writer Aleksis Kivi, on the Helsinki railway station square.  There was some action near the Blacksmiths. I wonder what they are protesting? This giant fish sticks out of the ground at the House of Music. I...
If you have a tourist Helsinki Card, you can get a free tour on the Panorama bus. You'll save 31 Euros, which is the usual cost of the tour. In this post I will show you the route and the places we visited during the tour. Intersection of the Fabianinkatu street and the ...
I went to Finland for the first time. A lot of things were new to me. I'll try to include all my curious moments, interesting details and episodes from the life of the city ( Helsinki ). This was the first picture taken near a station. The day promised to be interesting. This is the ...
This sculpture really impressed me. The monument,  Sibelius Monument,  was created by Eila Hiltunen. The construction is situated in the middle of a park in  Helsinki . Sibelius used to live nearby when he was young, there's also a street named after him. The memorial...
What about a cup of coffee... in a church! This is not a joke, I was also surprised. I was walking down the street called Fredrikinkatu, in  Helsinki, and saw a Lutheran church. I went to its entrance and saw a flickering screen inviting visitors to the church for a cup of coffee...
You can find Solo Sokos Torni Hotel in a five-minute walk from a train station and the  Esplanadi Park . Well, this is just a usual hotel, there were a lot of them in the  Helsinki center. However, there is a nuance: there's the Ateljee bar on the 15th floor, and you...
Tourist cards enable you to visit museums for free, get discounts on entertainment and take public transport throughout  Helsinki . You can find such offers in many cities around the world. How does it work? How much does it cost? Does this card help you save money? I'll explain my own...
Public transport in  Helsinki consists of buses, trams and the subway. There were no trolley cars. Fare is 3.20 Euros. You can use the same ticket to get to the  Fortress of Suomenlinna by ferry. You'll have to pay an 80 Euro penalty for any unpaid travel. So it is not...
I've just returned from Finland and I'd like to share my impressions with you immediately. The  Helsinki Metro is one of the strongest among them. I love the subway and ride it in every city I visit. Now I'll tell you about the fare, platforms, escalators, drivers and more. The...
Suomenlinna  Fortress is one of the main attractions of  Helsinki and one of the biggest sea fortresses in the world. In Swedish, it is called Sveaborg. Construction of the fortress began in 1748 mainly for protection from the growing threat of Russian invasion. But in 1808 the...

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