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Urho Kekkonen (Finland)

Urho Kekkonen (Finland)

Urho Kekkonen National Park (Finnish: Urho Kekkosen kansallispuisto) is a national park located in the Lapland region of Finland. Founded in 1983, it is one of Finland’s largest protected areas covering an area of 2,550 km². His name is from the former Finnish president Urho 

Olavinlinna (Finland)

Olavinlinna (Finland)

Olavinlinna (Swedish: Olofsborg, “Olaf Castle”) is a three-tower castle in Savonlinna, Finland. The castle was built in the 15th century. The castle is the northernmost medieval castle that still stands today. [1] The fortress is located on a hill in the Kyrönsalmi gorge, which connects 

Ateneum (Finland)

Ateneum (Finland)

Ateneum is one of the greatest in Finland. The capital city of the museum is located in Helsinki, capital city, opposite Helsinki Central Railway Station. The museum exhibits a wide range of classical art. The Ateneum building was first used as Finnish Academy of Fine 

Helsingin päärautatieasema (Finland)

Helsingin päärautatieasema (Finland)

Helsinki Main Railway Station (Finnish: Helsingin päärutatieasema; Swedish: Helsingfors centralstation) is a railway station located in Finland’s capital city Helsinki. It is the last stop of all trains in the Helsinki suburban rail network as well as the long haul trains to all Helsinki in 

Kiasma (Finland)

Kiasma (Finland)

Kiasma is a contemporary art museum located in Finland’s capital city Helsinki. The museum was founded in 1998 and exhibits the contemporary art collection of the Finnish National Gallery. The main aim is to better recognize contemporary art and strengthen its status. The name Kiasma 

Ruka (Finland)

Ruka (Finland)

Ruka is a ski resort and village near Kuusamo in the Oulu province of northern Finland. Rukatunturis highest point is 492 meters. The longest run in the mountain is 1300 meters. In winter Ruka is the place to be for people who love winter sports. In summer time Ruka welcomes people 

Levi (Finland)

Levi (Finland)

Levi is a hill and ski resort in the city of Kolari in Finland’s Lapland region. Ylläs is Finland’s largest ski resort. [1] Levi Kittilä Airport and Kolari Railway Station. The summit of Levi is 531 meters above sea level. Levi has 43 ski slopes 

Market Square, Helsinki (Finland)

Market Square, Helsinki (Finland)

At Market Square, known locally in Helsinki as Kauppatori, visitors and locals alike can get everything from fresh salmon steak to reindeer meat. The Market Square is located on the shoreline and offers great food, great views and outstanding atmosphere. The bright orange cloth-covered stalls are a 

Santa Claus  (Finland)

Santa Claus (Finland)

    Santa Claus; winter, happiness, gifts and endless joy. So what if we tell you Santa Claus is a village in Finland? If you want your new year’s spell to last for the semester break with the bells, deer and tonton Santa Claus, it’s 

Suomenlinna (Finland)

Suomenlinna (Finland)

Located at the entrance to Helsinki’s harbor, Suomenlinna was built in the second half of the 18th century by Sweden for the purpose of serving as the main base of Sweden’s armed forces that were stationed in Finland. Suomenlinna was originally named Sveaborg, its Swedish