Helsinki 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 & 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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