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Helsinki in pictures

Helsinki-the Northern Queen, photo Antero Ylä-Kauttu


* Map of Finland
* Virtual Finland – Your window on Finland
* VisitFinland – The Official Travel and Tourism Guide
* Country Profile of Finland –
* Finnguide – Finland Information in English

HELSINKI– The Capital of Finland

Helsinki City Coat of Arms

* Map of Helsinki
* Useful Finnish Phrases
* Helsinki Travel Guide
* Helsinki City Tourist & Convention Bureau (The Official Tourism Website)

Flights to Helsinki (Google search)
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Aerial Photos

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Architecture and Beautiful Buildings

063Helsinki CathedralHerttoniemi ManorMeilahti villa

The Sanoma Building in City CenterSt. John's ChurchSuvilahti Power Station (not in use)Uspenski Cathedral (Orthodox)


Linnanmäki Amusement ParkLinnanmäki Linnanmäki 024Linnanmäki 017

Helsinki Zoo KorkeasaariBisonBrown BearPeacocks


The Musicians at the Market SquareThe Musicians at City Center410City Center 12.7.2008

Japanese TouristsA Musician at the Herring MarketLos Inkas FinlandesesJapanese Tourists at the Railway Station

Modern Traffic

Tram trafficSubwaySuburban TrainBuss traffic


The National Gallery-Ateneum Art MuseumHelsinki City Art Museum at KamppiThe Museum of Natural HistoryThe Museum of Contemporary Art-Kiasma

Helsinki City Museum-HakasalmiThe National MuseumDesign MuseumUrho Kekkonen Museum at Meilahti near Seurasaari


Alppi Park 172Alppi Park 175Botanical Gardens at KaisaniemiBotanical Gardens at Kaisaniemi

EiranrantaEläintarhanlahtiEsplanadi ParkHelsinki City Winter Garden

Helsinki City Winter Garden Rose WhiteKaivopuisto Kaivopuisto Korkeavuorenkatu Park

Maila Talvio Park at Meilahti Old Church ParkSibelius Park and MonumentTöölönlahti

New Vuosaari Harbour

Offices and flats shall be build on the  grounds of the old harbour in SompasaariSompasaari 1.10.2009New harbour Gatehouse in Eastern Helsinki's  VuosaariTruck tunnels leading to ringroad traffic network

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Seurasaari Open Air Museum

Seurasaari Open Air Museum 29.7.2008Seurasaari 245Seurasaari 246Seurasaari 247


Itäkeskus MallKamppi Shopping CenterStockmann Department StoreMarket Square Hall

more at:  Shopping in Helsinki

Social Activities

Cafe CochonCafe Java at City CenterForum Shopping CenterFree concert at Kaivopuisto on  15.6.2008

Game Meatballs at Tuomaan Markkinat 13.12.2008Hietaniemi BeachMarket Square 126Market Square Hall Cafe

Market Square Hall SpecialitiesNight of the Arts at Hesperia Park 22.8.2008 Night of the Arts Blacksmith DemoSenate Square 15.6.2008

List of  Social Activities in Finland 2009 (in Finnish)

Suomenlinna Fortress

The Ferry between Market Square and the Fortress Island Suomenlinna213The Fortress of Suomenlinna871 Suomenlinna


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Santa ClausKaisaniemi 15.2.2009Töölönlahti 15.2.2009The Railway Square

Furuvik 5.1.2009The Pancace Day at Furuviki 22.2.2009Winter Swimming 22.2.2009Feel like jumping in ?

and a lot, lot more….why don’t you come and see it yourself

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