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  2. Helsinki - Wikipedia

    The Helsinki urban area is an officially recognized urban area in Finland, defined by its population density. The area stretches throughout 11 municipalities, and is the largest such area in Finland, with a land area of 669.31 square kilometres (258.42 sq mi) and approximately 1.2 million inhabitants. Climate [ edit]

  3. Tourism Helsinki - Travel Guide to Helsinki | Discovering Finland

    Helsinki is world famous for its architecture; the city centre is renowned for its neoclassicalism, especially around Senate Square. Close by on a hilltop stands the Uspenski Cathedral, Europe’s largest Russian Orthodox church, and a stunning example of the Byzantine-Russian style.

  4. Helsinki | Population & History | Britannica

    Helsinki, Swedish Helsingfors, capital of Finland. It is the leading seaport and industrial city of the nation. Helsinki lies in the far south of the country, on a peninsula that is fringed by fine natural harbours and that protrudes into the Gulf of Finland. It is the most northerly of continental European capitals.

  5. Helsinki Tourism: Best of Helsinki About Helsinki Sitting on the edge of the Baltic, the modern, cosmopolitan city of Helsinki is the World Design Capital for 2012. The beauty of the surrounding nature blends seamlessly with high-tech achievements and contemporary trends.

  6. Helsinki travel - Lonely Planet | Finland, Europe

    Finland Helsinki Entwined with the Baltic's bays, inlets and islands, Helsinki's boulevards and backstreets overflow with magnificent architecture, intriguing drinking and dining venues and groundbreaking design. Design Scene Finland is famed for its streamlined, functional, stylish design.

  7. THE 15 BEST Things to Do in Helsinki - Tripadvisor

    Things to Do in Helsinki, Finland - Helsinki Attractions Things to Do in Helsinki Popular things to do City Tours Walking Tours Parks Cultural Tours Half-day Tours Shopping Malls Bus Tours Hop on Hop Off Buses Specialty Museums Audio Guides Photography Tours Art Museums Historical Tours Art Tours Historic Sites 4WD Tours Hiking Tours

  8. History of Helsinki - Wikipedia

    Helsinki is the capital of Finland and is its largest city. It was founded in the Middle Ages to be a Swedish rival to other ports on the Gulf of Finland , but it remained a small fishing village for over two centuries.

  9. 15 Best Things to Do in Helsinki (Finland) - The Crazy Tourist

    Categories Finland Tags Helsinki 15 Best Things to Do in Helsinki (Finland): Suomenlinna; Helsinki Cathedral; Esplanadi; Temppeliaukio Church; Seurasaari Island; Uspenski Cathedral; Old Market Hall; Urban Sauna visit; Linnanmäki; Crayfish parties; Vintage Tram Ride; Seaside amble; Helsinki design; National Museum of Finland; Wooden House Districts

  10. Things to Do in Helsinki, Finland. - The Tourist Checklist

    Helsinki! A very popular city with age-long history, structures, charming atmosphere, beautiful scenery, and welcoming people. There are a whole lot of things to do in Helsinki, this city has no replica on earth as whatever feeling or experience you have can only be gotten the same way here.

  11. 10 Fun Things to Do in Helsinki March 2023 | Expedia

    Helsinki is a capital city, which delivers fun and excitement. It is the perfect place to be inspired, to fall in love, or to find yourself. Are you in the mood to book a vacation to Finland? has the tools and tips to help you plot a life-changing trip. Come lose your heart in Helsinki. A Happy Helsinki Vacation