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Helsinki the capital of Finland by Cehulić family

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Published on Feb 16, 2011

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Helsinki is the capital and largest city in Finland.
The Helsinki metropolitan area is the world's northernmost urban area
among those with a population of over one million people, and the city is the northernmost capital of a EU member state. Altogether 1.3 million people, approximately one in four Finns, live in the Greater Helsinki area. (source Wikipedia)

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Esplanadi park is the heart of Helsinki between Erottaja Square and Market Square (Kauppatori)

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For exploring the city you can use the tram network (Helsingin raitiovaunut)

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Helsinki's Sea Life (merimaailma) is part of the pan-European Sea Life network

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Passing a contemporary art museum (Kiasma) approaching one of main Helsinki landmarks...

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... with Finnish granite built Central railway station (Helsingin päärautatieasema)

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Some of lots Art nouveau building plastics and typical Scandinavian style sculptures

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Scenery of Helsinki is dominated by neoclassical Cathedral (tuomiokirkko or Suurkirkko)

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Square in front of Cathedral with statue of Alexander II of Russia, university (yliopisto) and Government (Valtioneuvosto)

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From the boat leaving the Helsinki South Harbor (Eteläsatamaand) is the best view on the city skyline

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Suomenlinna is an inhabited sea fortress built on six islands in front of city of Helsinki

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Tourists and locals enjoy Suomenlinna, an a UNESCO World Heritage, as a picturesque picnic site

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