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Helsinki City Map

Helsinki Map

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Description : Map depicts Finland capital city's landmarks, roads, rail network, airports and important places of Helsinki. Disclaimer

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Helsinki is the capital of Finland. It is also the country's largest city. The city was founded in 1550 by King Gustav I of Sweden. Considered as Finland's international gateway, Helsinki is the country's nerve center for business, finance, fashion, medicine, entertainment, media, culture and intellectual discourse. Helsinki was attacked by Soviet bombers in the aerial bombings of the Winter War in 1939-40 and the Continuation War in 1941-44. With the rise in population after the urbanization in 1970, Helsinki metropolitan area became one of the fastest growing urban centers in the European Union.

Places of Attraction: Helinski has several neo-classical buildings that make the city unique. The Kremlin Letter, Reds and Gorky Park are the neo-classical buildings that attract tourists. It also has many museums like National Museum of Finland, the biggest historical museum in Helsinki, the Helsinki City Museum- a major historical museum, University Museum and the Natural History Museum, Ateneum Art Museum for classical Finnish art, Sinebrychoff Art Museum for classical European art and Kiasma Art Museum for modern art. The city's major attractions are related to the sea. Suomenlinna sea-fortress and Seurasaari Island with its parks and open-air museum lure the visitors positively. Hietaniemi Beach, main beach in the district of Toolo is another tourist destination.

Last Updated : December 23, 2013