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E23***71I really like Senate Square. It's arguably the most iconic place in Helsinki and it's a lovely square that I never get tired of visiting. The square does host different events, like a Christmas market during the winter season. The cathedral at the top is opened, but I think the exterior is more stunning than it's interior. The steps leading to the cathedral is also a great place to chill and relax. Head on over if you're in the city.
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E33***72A refreshing design from the usual European churches/cathedral. This church is carved out from a rock and its unique UFO exterior design is a must see for architecture buffs! Doesn’t take long - about 30mins to explore and right in town.
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关裕年guanyunianHelsinki, near the Baltic Sea, is beautiful and has unparalleled geographical advantage, land can reach St. Petersburg, Russia, and Moscow, so Finland is a very important country in Europe, as many world wars have seen Finland important.
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E31***18This is not a fancy train station but it is perfectly located in the city center and has all the amenities you would want, including cafes and a pub. Check out the food trucks around the station on weekends.
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魔女三号babykikileeThis open-air market is a 5-minute walk south from Helsinki Cathedral. This is the largest open-air free market in Helsinki and one of the most traditional markets in Finland. Here is a free trade market opened all year round. Several tents are set up in the open air to sell some Finnish specialty goods. Since it is winter and the weather is relatively cold, there are not many people here, so it seems a bit deserted.
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Helen DixonEven with the prehistoric exhibits under renovation, the Medieval and traditional folkway areas were wonderful. Beautiful paintings of scenes from the Kalevala on the ceiling of the lobby. Small cafe and gift shops as well! We went for free on Helsinki Day but it's also free for Museum Card holders and discounted for students.

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About Helsinki

Long cold winters mean that Helsinki, the capital of Finland, comes doubly alive in the summer. The snow melts away from the bike trails linking the city and outdoor cafes spring up everywhere. This is a great time to visit Suomenlinna, a fascinating sea fortress dating to the mid-1700s. Traditional saunas (try cooling off outdoors in the winter for a bracing thrill) are available for a cleansing sweat, perhaps necessary after partying on Helsinki’s islands and peninsulas during one of its yearly festivals like Vappu, a carnival-esque bacchanal. English and Swedish are widely spoken, and the architecture calls for mind a mini St. Petersburg (a role Helsinki has played in more than one film). The Ateneum art museum represents one of the most significant collections in Finland, or check out the Sibelius Monument, a tribute to the native composer, which resembles giant organ pipes fused together. Look for the Market Halls open year round to sample Finnish treats including beaver sausage and smoked fish. European capital which is relatively unassuming but fascinating in its own right, Helsinki has a personality all its own.

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Weather Forecast and Travel Tips for Helsinki
18 Oct, 2021 Helsinki Weather: Mostly Cloudy, Northeasterly Wind: 10–17 kph, Humidity: 71%, Sunrise/Sunset: 08:06/18:03
Helsinki Driving: Suitable, Running: Not Recommended, Cycling: Not Recommended

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