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Port of Helsinki and the Helsinki Cathedral in March. Coat of arms Nickname(s): Stadi, Hesa Helsinki is located in Finland Helsinki Location of Helsinki in Finland Coordinates: 60°10′15″N 024°56′15″E / 60.17083°N 24.9375°E / 60.17083; 24.9375Coordinates: 60°10′15″N 024°56′15″E / 60.17083°N 24.9375°E / 60.
international airport of the Helsinki metropolitan region and the whole of Finland. It is located about 5 kilometres (3 mi) from the centre of Vantaa, Tikkurila, and 9.2 NM (17.0 km; 10.6 mi) north of Helsinki city centre. Originally built for the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, the airport served 13,426,901 passengers in 2008 (2.
Helsinki (in Finnish; listen (help·info)), Helsingfors (in Swedish; listen (help·info)) is the capital and largest city of Finland. It is located in the southern part of Finland on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, at 60°10′N 24°56′E by the Baltic Sea.
Helsinki (Finnish) or Helsingfors (Swedish) is the capital of Finland. Founded in 1550, the "Daughter of the Baltic" has been the Finnish capital since 1812, when it was rebuilt by the tsars of Russia along the lines of a miniature St. Petersburg, a role it has played in many a Cold War movie.
Under Russian Tsar Alexander I, Helsinki became the capital of the grand duchy of Finland in 1812, and it remained as the capital of the country. In 1917 Finland declared independence from Russia, and a brief but bloody civil war ensued in the capital. In subsequent decades it developed into an important trade centre.
University of Helsinki has concentrated its basic and applied biological research and teaching to the Viikki Campus located some 10 kilometres north east from the city center. To foster research in molecular biosciences between research groups in different organizations, a research group organization was established in 1996.
Helsinki's main thoroughfares radiate from the central Erottaja square. You'll find major cultural attractions nearby, including the National Museum, a showcase of Finnish history, the Ateneum's 18th to 20th-century art and Kiasma's contemporary gallery. It's also the focal point of Helsinki's nightlife.
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Helsinki Week Is Here Again! Helsinki Week will be celebrated from the 3rd to the 20th of June, wrapped around the Helsinki Day on the 12th of June, when the city will offer events and experiences for every appetite. There’ll be happenings, activities and life experiences across the city.
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Helsinki Expert’s Guided City Tour is a most rewarding way to get to know Helsinki. Tours have live commentaries in English and Swedish by authorised Helsinki guides.
accommodation guide to Helsinki, the capital of Finland. Helsinki Places offers comprehensive travel information about the most popular places in the city. The guide features hotels, attractions, museums, art galleries.
Helsinki is a sea-town par excellence and an exciting, dynamic place. Half the city seems to be water, and the tortured geography of the coastline includes any number of bays, inlets and a speckling of islands.
Helsinki is a city of roughly 500,000 population in southern Finland. It is Finland's capital and largest city, and forms the hub (with the surrounding cities of Espoo, Kauniainen, and Vantaa) of Finland's metropolitan center.
Location of Helsinki in Northern EuropeLocation of Helsinki in Northern Europe Coordinates: 60°10′15″N, 24°56′15″E Country Finland Province Southern Finland Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki
Scandic Hotel Marski sits dead centre of Helsinki and is well appointed and" ... "square is a three or four minute stroll from the hotel. We stayed in two different rooms" TripAdvisor Traveler Rating: 4.