Monuments in Finland

Finland Monuments

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Helsinki Heritage

Famous for: Museum & Art Gallery

Helsinki is the capital city of Finland and main town of the province of Uusimaa. The city offers a mixture of cultural opportunities such as the National Museum of Finland, the Helsinki City Mu...

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Katajanokka Uspensky Cathedral Heritage

Famous for: Monument

At the east end of Helsinki's Market Square is an overpass leading on to the island of Katajanokka. Straight away on the left, significantly located on a hill, stands the Orthodox Uspensky C...

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Tampere Central Square Heritage, Pilgrim

Famous for: Church

Tampere's prime street is Hämeenkatu, which runs from the railroad station by way of Keskustori in the Central Square to the extensive boulevard Hämeenpuisto. In the square is the ...

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Olavinlinna Castle Heritage

Famous for: Diverse architecture of the fortress

The edifice of Olavinlinna, castle of St. Olaf, began in 1475. The Danish-born founder of the fortress, Knight Erik Axelsson Tott, decided that an authoritative fortification should be construct...

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Petajavesi Old Church Heritage, Pilgrim

Famous for: Monuments

Petäjävesi Old Church, in Central Finland, was constructed of logs between 1763 and 1765. This Lutheran country church is a characteristic exemplar of an architectural tradition that i...

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Esplanade Park Entertainment, Heritage, Nature

Famous for: Hotels

The Esplanade Park has long been dotted by cafés and restaurants. Down each side are sparkling shopping streets, the North Pohjois and South Etelä Esplanades. The Park runs from Erot...

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Sibelius Monument Heritage

Famous for: Monuments

The Sibelius Monument was uncovered on September 7, 1967. One of Helsinki's landmarks, the memorial to honor national composer Jean Sibelius was the result of a community fundraising movemen...

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Seurasaari Open Air Museum Heritage

Famous for: Museum

The open-air museum of Seurasaari is situated on a stunning emerald isle just a few kilometers from the heart of Helsinki. The islet is a serene haven in the midst of the conurbation and at...

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Charming Old Porvoo Heritage

Famous for: Old Town

The Old Town of Porvoo is exclusive. The mosaic-like township plan with its labyrinth of streets and sporadically twisted plots dates back to the middle ages. Since then the township suffered ma...