_We***24It is the Grand Gulf of the Eastern Baltic Sea between Finland, Estonia and Russia. The salt content of the sea is low, and the icing period is 3-5 months. Salinity 3‰-6‰, the depth and salinity are gradually increasing from east to west.
Karen晓喵Porvoo is a picturesque ancient city located 50 kilometers east of the capital Helsinki, at the mouth of the Porvoo River. Built in the 13th century, it is the second oldest city in Finland after Turku. As early as the Middle Ages, Porvoo was an important import trade center. The rows of red warehouses located along the Porvoo River showed people the history of Porvoo's shipping. It is a famous attraction for tourists to take photos.
Karen晓喵Porvoo Cathedral is located in the ancient city of Porvoo, Finland, a city praised as the "City of Poets". Many famous poets and famous artists live in this city. Porvoo is also the second place in Finland. The big ancient city makes Porvoo Cathedral become quite prominent here. Its vicissitudes of history began at the turn of the fourteenth century. The cathedral burned down five times in hundreds of years; the most recent one was set on fire in 2006, which closed the cathedral for two years before reopening in 2008.
_We***49this church cant be miss . is near donwtown and is walking distance from the port as well. Do avoid noon time as it get crowded with all the tour bus . As for the church it is Grand and impressive exterior with a huge open plaza in the front. When on top of the steps, you get great views of Helsinki. Interior is a bit more muted and spartan but tastefully done. The organ is beautiful and shows really well inside the church. The pulpit and altar have simple, clean lines and are both very elegant. Allow about 30-45 mins for a visit.
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.
sculptorThe fortress of Finland (Suomenlinna) is built on eight islands about 4 kilometers southeast of the center of Helsinki, Finland. Its original name, the Swedish Castle, was built by the Swedish King in 1748 to defend against Russian expansion. Russia began to occupy the fortress during the Finland war until Finland became independent in 1918.