HELSINKI

Helsinki is the capital of Finland. It is an enigmatic and charming city, considered to be the Pearl of the Baltic. A third of the city is covered in wooded areas. It offers superb cultural attractions, along with great Finnish architecture such as the Sibelius Monument, Finland Hall, and the church in a rock, all of which are of interest to tourists. It is a cultural city with first class concerts, opera and plays. There is also a popular attraction park and the Linnamäki de Korkeasaari zoo, a favorite with most Finnish children. Visitors also enjoy visiting the shops and entertainment facilities.

 

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Activities & Tourist Attractions

 

  • Narinkka Square
  • Helsinki Central Station
  • Aleksi Shopping Mall
  • Finnish Parliament
  • Helsinki Lutheran Cathedral
  • Helsinki Port
  • Finland National Museum
  • Helsinki City Center
  • Helsinki Olympic Stadium
  • Uspenski Orthodox Cathedral

General Information

 

Altitude: 28 masl

Surface Area: 715 km2

Time Zone: UTC +2

Language: Finnish and Swedish

Currency: Euro

Voltage: 230 V

How to get there

There are sea routes from Helsinki to several places such as Stockholm, St. Petersburg, Talli and Roctock. The Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, located 19 km from the city center, is the most important in the country and offers many flights to numerous destinations in Europe and around the world. There are also rail connections to St. Petersburg and Moscow in Russia, and almost all the major cities in Finland

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