Architecture

It started as a modest town

It started as a modest town

  Finland was part of the Swedish empire until the early nineteenth century. Helsinki was founded in 1550 by King Gustavus I Wasa at the mouth of ...

Architecture in Helsinki – A mixture of east and west

Architecture in Helsinki – A mixture of east and west

 Eira district What does Helsinki have to offer visitors interested in architecture? Both architecturally and culturally, Helsinki is an idiosyncr...

Explore architectural showpieces 

Explore architectural showpieces 

Uspenski Cathedral  Heading back from Seurasaari, you pass close to several other main Helsinki attractions. One of these is the Sibelius monument...