Top sights in Finland



Helsinki, Finland – the meeting point of western and Eastern Europe

Helsinki, Finland – the meeting point of western and Eastern Europe

About Helsinki Helsinki is a city of the sea; weirdly it was built alongside a series of oddly shaped peninsulas and islands jutting into the Gulf of Finland. Back in the 1800’s there was a huge fire which destroyed most of the buildings in and around Helsinki, so everything has had to be remade, as […]

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Olavinlinna Castle in Savonlinna – most beautiful castle in Finland

Olavinlinna Castle in Savonlinna – most beautiful castle in Finland

Olavinlinna medieval castle lies on a rocky island in Lake Saimaa area in the town of Savonlinna, in Finland. Olavinlinna Castle is one of the best preserved castles in the Nordic countries. The castle (fortress) was built in 1475 by Dano-Swedish statesman and regent of Sweden Erik Axelsson Tott and should serve to repel attacks […]

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5 great activities in Helsinki | Finland

5 great activities in Helsinki | Finland

How do you decide where to take a vacation? For many people it is determined by images they have seen recently or in the past, pictures of sun drenched beaches and crystal clear ocean waters. Travel videos of dolphins, outdoor restaurants and the warmest weather in the world sway many. Photo licensed under the Creative […]

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Kerimäki church – the biggest wooden church in the world | Finland

Kerimäki church – the biggest wooden church in the world | Finland

There are lots of wooden churches in Finland, but just few of them are so impressive as this one – Kerimäki church – the largest wooden church in the world. It was built in 1847 with more than 3000 seats and can accommodate up to 5,000 visitors. It dominates the small village Kerimäki which is […]

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Turku – European Capital of Culture in 2011 | Finland

Turku – European Capital of Culture in 2011 | Finland

Turku is a port city located in the southwestern corner of Finland. It is situated on the River Aurajoki at the Baltic Sea. The city’s history dates back to the 13th century, when it was established. By 1812 it was the capital of Finland. Then Tsar Alexander I moved the capital to Helsinki. In 1827 […]

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