Visiting Helsinki City, Finland

Visiting Helsinki City, Finland

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Helsinki, the capital of Finland, is a seaside city of beautiful islands and great green parks. Officially, the area of Helsinki consists of 2/3 of the Baltic sea and 1/3 of land. The sea area is clustered by 315 islands Sweden’s King Gustavus Vasa founded Helsinki on the mouth of Vantaanjoki River in 1550 to compete with Tallinn for Baltic Sea trade. Helsinki is one of the coldest cities in the world. It does not receive sunshine for about consecutive 51 days in winters. The city has around 101 average annual days of snow and an amazing 169 average annual number of days below 0 Celsius or 32°F. Maple is the symbol of Helsinki and the city uses squirrel as its symbol as well.

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Uspenski Cathedral

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Parliament House of Finland

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Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art

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Main Post Office

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Kyösti Kallio and Parliament House of Finland

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Finlandiatalo, Finlandia House

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Helsinki Music Center, Musiikkitalo

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Merihaka buildings

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Love Bridge, Katajanokka

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Sail Boat

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White Church, Tuomiokirkko

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Aleksanterinkatu

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Main Railway Station

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City Center

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