Helsinki in winter

A city of Northern Lights

Many refer to Helsinki as a “miniature version of St Petersburg.” Although the Russian influence is dominant, Helsinki was shaped by influences from both the East and West. This is a young city, nestled in an archipelago of hundreds of tiny islands that create a heavenly environment for cruises. Helsinki is a laid-back city, ideal for tranquil holidays, and romantic encounters under the splendid Northern Lights (visible during cold winters).

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Ateneum Art Museum (Konstmuseet Ateneum)
For the love of Finnish art and heritage
Ehrensvard Museum
Honoring Augustin Ehrensvärd since 1930
Fortress of Suomenlinna
An inhabited sea fortress
Lake Tuusula (Tuusulanjärvi) - wedding
An artist's colony
 Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma (Nykytaiteen Museo) - building
Contemporary museum in a highly contemporary building
Paloheinän mäki
Health and Beauty
Helsinki's main center for outdoor activities
Port porvoo
Medieval town near Helsinki
Serena Water Park
The largest tropical water amusement park in the Nordic countries.
Seurasaari Open-Air Museum
A museum of Finnish lifestyle and traditions
Temppeliaukion Kirkko
A church that rocks
The Old Church Park (Vanhan Kirkon Puisto) - Plague Park
Home of the oldest remaining church in Helsinki
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