City of Helsinki is the capital of Finland since 1812. The city was founded in 1550, by King Gustav I of Sweden. The original name of the city is Helsingfors, which is still used as its official name. It is largest city in Finland located in southern Finland, 400 kilometres (250 mi) east of Stockholm, Sweden. The city spans over an agglomeration of more than 300 islands. Helsinki is a major urban center, inhabited by around 1.3 million people. Helsinki host the 2012 Ice Hockey World Championships together with Stockholm (Sweden) 4.-20.5.2012.
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The monuments of the Acropolis stand in harmony with their natural setting. It is the most significant reference point of ancient Greek culture, as well as the symbol of the city of Athens. The Acropolis is primarily dedicated to the Goddess Athena. The Acropolis is a flat topped rock which rises 150 m above sea level. You can explore Sacred Rock and see the following sights Parthenon, Old Temple of Athena, Erechtheion, Statue of Athena Promachos, Propylaea, Temple of Athena Nike, Eleusinion, Sanctuary of Artemis Brauronia, Chalkotheke, Pandroseion, Arrephorion, Altar of Athena, Sanctuary of Zeus Polieus, Sanctuary of Pandion, Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Stoa of Eumenes, Sanctuary of Asclepius or Asclepieion, Theatre of Dionysus Eleuthereus, Odeon of Pericles, Temenos of Dionysus Eleuthereus, Aglaureion. he Parthenon is the most important and famous monument of Athens Acropolis.
Summer: 08:00-19:30 daily (Mon 11:00-19:30)
Winter: 08:30-15:00 daily
Normal: 12 Eur
Reduced: 6 Eur
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Lightning is an atmospheric electrostatic spark accompanied by thunder, which typically occurs during thunderstorms. A leader of a bolt of lightning can travel at speeds of 220,000 km/h (140,000 mph). Lightning is extremely hot. A flash can heat the air around it to temperatures about 30,000 °C (54,000 °F). it is dangerous. About 2,000 people are killed worldwide by lightning each year.
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