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A travel journal to Finland by Zhebiton

Hotel GLO Photo, Helsinki, Finland More Photos
Quote: Probably so would look like paradise, if it is in the north. In transparent Finnish trout rivers, forest fringes growing cranberries. Finland is not in vain at the time chosen by the Russian emperors.

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Turku Castle

Attraction | "Powerful castle"

Turku Castle Photo, Turku, Finland
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Powerful castle with a maze of rooms, corridors and intricate ceremonial halls, on which you can walk for hours.
This huge 800-year old castle rustling feast was started scheming, and always bloodshed. Five floors, with a maze of rooms, intricate passages, ceremonial halls can bypass the clock. The museum of historical costumes, weapons, jewelry, porcelain and ceramics. For an additional fee you can get comic dedication in the knights.
Old fort, Abossky castle built by the Swedes in 1280 and expanded in the 16 century. The castle is located in the western part of town, near the mouth of the river Aura, near the seaport.

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on May 22, 2011

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Hotel GLO

Hotel | "Stylish, comfortable hotel in city center"

Hotel GLO Photo, Helsinki, Finland
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The hotel is literally in front of the confectionery "Fazer", to the central square to the waterfront, to market, to shopping centers - not far away.We went into the room and were delighted that he is still better than the photos:) head and share the designers in the room with light switches at the 6 pieces of each side of the bed, and at the entrance to the room. Bedside lamps in the form:) Mattresses, pillows, blankets - very comfortable and pleasant - not too hot and cozy bed, after the frosty walks, sank into this soft until morning. Large plasma TV. All possible options for lighting in the room, until illuminated curbstone. A lot of extra detail in the rooms (slippers, bathrobes, all ...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on November 27, 2010

Hotel GLO
Kluuvikatu 4
Helsinki 00100
+358 10 3444 400

Senate Square (Senaatintori)

Attraction | "A piece of Russia's monument to Alexander II"

Senate Square (Senaatintori) Photo, Helsinki, Finland
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The first place we were taken - it's (who was in Helsinki, just guess) Senate Square. If you do not read the names of signage in the Finnish language, it would seem that you are in Russia. The very name of the area already has parallels with St. Petersburg. And this is no accident. Construction and equipping of the place happened during that, when Finland was part of the Russian Empire. At the heart of Helsinki's main square stands a monument to Alexander II, who gave the Finns autonomy. At Senate Square (Senaatintori) dominate the main buildings of the capital - the Cathedral (on the outside similar to Isaac's in St. Petersburg), the Presidential Palace, the National Library. Here - mansi...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on May 22, 2011

Senate Square (Senaatintori)
Aleksanterinkatu/Hallituskatu
Helsinki, Southern Finland

Temppeliaukio Church

Attraction | "Mod Lutheran Church"

Temppeliaukio Church Photo, Helsinki, Finland
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Mod Lutheran Church, carved into the rock, inside which are regularly arranged music concerts. The most unusual building in Helsinki, built directly into the rock. Finnish architect, creating a church Temppeliaukio blew up rocks, surface finish and built a dome on top, like a huge television dish. With the dome were working for the longest time: laid in a spiral copper tape length of 22 km! In this mod Lutheran Church (which is the part looks like a shopping mall), many functions. There are regularly hosts concerts of organ music - inside is a powerful 43-pipe organ. Mstislav Rostropovich was delighted with the local acoustics, assuming that the sound in the walls of the church...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on May 22, 2011

Temppeliaukio Church
Lutherinkatu 3
Helsinki, Finland 00100
+358 9 494 698