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Rock Church

Rock Church, otherwise known as Temppeliaukio Church, is a Lutheran church. It stands in the Toolo district of Helsinki. The church opened in 1969. The church is named so because it was built directly into solid rock.

Fortress of Suomenlinna

Fortress of Suomenlinna is a sea fortress that stands on six islands in Helsinki. The fortress was built as a base for the archipelago fleet back in 18th century, when Finland was in Swedish kingdom. Soumelinna is one of most popular and much visited attractions in Helsinki. It became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1991.

Helsinki Cathedral

Helsinki Cathedral is the main church of the Helsinki Diocese. It is a Finnish Evangelical Lutheran cathedral. The church was constructed back in 1852 in honor of Tsar Nicholas I of Russia, who then ruled Finland. That's why it was also named St Nicholas' Church until the Finnish independence in 1917.

Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

Uspenski Cathedral is a Russian Orthodox cathedral in Helsinki. It is the largest orthodox church in Western Europe. It is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. It features typical Russian church architecture with golden cupolas and redbrick facade.

Senate Square

Senate Square is a significant square in downtown Helsinki. The square makes up the oldest part of central Helsinki. It is the political, religious, scientific and commercial center of the city. The square unites famous landmarks and buildings of Helsinki.

The Esplanadi Park

Esplanadi is a popular urban park and a promenade in downtown Helsinki. The park runs from the Swedish theater and Erottaja square to the Market Square. It is the perfect spot to take you time and relax in a green, tranquil surrounding.

Helsinki Central Railway Station

Helsinki Central Railway Station is an important transportation hub in central Helsinki. It serves local trains as well as hosts the busiest metro station in Helsinki the Rautatientori metro station. This makes the Central Railway Station the most visited building in Finland.

Kamppi Chapel of Silence

Kamppi Chapel of Silence is a Lutheran chapel in Kamppi district of downtown Helsinki. It is named Chapel of Silence as it is a place where you take a moment of silence and calm down in one of the busiest districts of the city.

Old Market Hall

Old Market Hall is a medieval market that has served the city since 1889. Its stands in the Market Square as Helsinki as a popular tourist attraction. It is the centerpiece of Helsinki's food culture.

Tallink and Silja Line - Cruises

Tallink and Silja Line - Cruises offer ferry cruises over the Baltic Sea. Those cruises are a round-trip starting and ending on the same spot. The trips have different duration, depending on what you book.

Sibelius Park & Monument

Sibelius Monument is a memorial dedicated to prominent Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. It is constructed by Finnish artist Eila Hiltune in 1967. The monument is named Passio Musicae.

Viking Line - Day Cruises

Viking Line - Day Cruises offer ferry cruises over the Baltic Sea. Those cruises are a round-trip starting and ending on the same spot. They last one day, 24 hours, sometimes a few hours more.

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