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We were only there for a day from
Our cruise ship
The best place to see Helsinki is by the hop on hop off bus
A modern town with lots of smart shops lovely parks great way to see the town
Pity the Olympic stadium...More
When you are in this area of the city it is worthwhile to stop and have a look at this cathedral. It is quite lovely both inside and out. The area in front is a pleasant spot to peruse the beautiful statue. The nearby shops...More
We came upon this architectural wonder with a darkening sky, the sun’s rays slowly settling in the dusk of the evening. It was an eye 👁 popper.
We could not enter because it was a Holiday for this Lutheran Church on this day.
The Helsinki Cathedral is the center point high point (literally) in the main square, not too far from the pier.
The Grand (pipe?) organ is the main attraction here. It is a pretty church and what I found to be interesting was a church parishioner...More
This dramatic white building is the centerpiece of downtown Helsinki. It was finished in 1852. It sears 1300, but usually only about 200 attend services. It is neoclassical and capped by one large and four small green domes. Warren Beatty shot scenes from the film...More
Beautiful cathedral sitting on elevated position from the square . The steps going up are just as big and add to the enormousness of the building . Well worth a visit . Get there early if you want o take photos without hundreds of tourists
This neoclassical-style Finnish Evangelical Lutheran cathedral is the most beautiful and overpowering building on Senate Square. It was built over the 1830 to 1852 period to honour Tsar Nicholas I of Russia, who at the time also held the position of Grand Duke of Finland....More
Walking around Helsinki, we stopped in the large plaza that is dominated by the 19th century Helsinki Cathedral. Technicians were setting up for a concert to celebrate a holiday in the square which is said to be able to hold the entire population of Helsinki....More