GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Helsinki, Finland’s southern capital, sits on a peninsula in the Gulf of Finland. Its central avenue, Mannerheimintie, is flanked by institutions including the National Museum, tracing Finnish history from the Stone Age to the present. Also on Mannerheimintie are the imposing Parliament House and Kiasma, a contemporary art museum. Ornate red-brick Uspenski Cathedral overlooks a harbor.

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LOCATIONS EXPERIENCED

Fabio's LifeTour - Finland (1993-97) - Helsinki - Helsinki islands (Suomenlinna, Sveaborg) - 12598 COVER

HELSINKI ISLANDS (SUOMENLINNA, SVEABORG)

Suomenlinna or Sveaborg (until 1918 ""Viapori""), is an inhabited sea fortress built on six islands and which now forms part of the city of Helsinki.

Fabio's LifeTour - Finland (1993-97) - Helsinki - Other Helsinki pictures - 12638 COVER

CITY CENTER

Helsinki, Finland’s southern capital, sits on a peninsula in the Gulf of Finland. Its central avenue, Mannerheimintie, is flanked by institutions including the National Museum, tracing Finnish history from the Stone Age to the present. Also on Mannerheimintie are the imposing Parliament House and Kiasma, a contemporary art museum. Ornate red-brick Uspenski Cathedral overlooks a harbor.

Fabio's LifeTour - Finland (1993-97) - Helsinki - Helsinki Senate Square and Cathedral - 12602 COVER

SENATE SQUARE AND CATHEDRAL

The Helsinki Cathedral is the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran cathedral of the Diocese of Helsinki, located in the neighborhood of Kruununhaka, in the centre of Helsinki, Finland. The church was originally built in the years 1830-1852 as a tribute to the Grand Duke of Finland, Tsar Nicholas I of Russia. It was in fact known as St Nicholas' Church until the independence of Finland in 1917.

HELSINKI ISLANDS (SUOMENLINNA, SVEABORG)

Fabio's LifeTour - Finland (1993-97) - Helsinki - Helsinki islands (Suomenlinna, Sveaborg) - 12598 COVER

Suomenlinna or Sveaborg (until 1918 ""Viapori""), is an inhabited sea fortress built on six islands and which now forms part of the city of Helsinki.

CITY CENTER

Fabio's LifeTour - Finland (1993-97) - Helsinki - Other Helsinki pictures - 12638 COVER

Helsinki, Finland’s southern capital, sits on a peninsula in the Gulf of Finland. Its central avenue, Mannerheimintie, is flanked by institutions including the National Museum, tracing Finnish history from the Stone Age to the present. Also on Mannerheimintie are the imposing Parliament House and Kiasma, a contemporary art museum. Ornate red-brick Uspenski Cathedral overlooks a harbor.

SENATE SQUARE AND CATHEDRAL

Fabio's LifeTour - Finland (1993-97) - Helsinki - Helsinki Senate Square and Cathedral - 12602 COVER

The Helsinki Cathedral is the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran cathedral of the Diocese of Helsinki, located in the neighborhood of Kruununhaka, in the centre of Helsinki, Finland. The church was originally built in the years 1830-1852 as a tribute to the Grand Duke of Finland, Tsar Nicholas I of Russia. It was in fact known as St Nicholas' Church until the independence of Finland in 1917.

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