National Museum illustrates Finnish history from prehistoric times to the present. Major archaeological finds. Temporary exhibitions. Embark a time-trip through the history of Finland. The museum’s unique exhibits tells of the life from a period of over 10,000 years.
The oldest public swimming hall in Finland with Classical architecture and Roman-style baths (separate times for men and women).
The university’s main building was completed in 1832 and designed by Carl Ludvig Engel, whereas the Fabianinkatu side was completed before the war in 1937 and designed by J.S Sirén, whose work also included the Parliament House.
The National Library of Finland is the oldest and largest scholarly library in Finland as well as one of the largest independent institutes at the University of Helsinki.
The Pearl of Kruununhaka is a jugend -style building in Helsinki. Completed in 1900 by architects Onni Törnqvist (Tarjanne) and Lars Sonck.
Main theatre in Finland for theaters performing in Finnish. They also allow private bookings.
Finland’s 200-seat parliament gathers in this impressive building representing 1920s Classicism. The facade of the building is made of red granite from Kalvola. The main facade includes 14 Corinthian columns. A Visitors’ Centre operates in the Little Parliament (Arkadiankatu 3, open Mon-Fri 10-16), an annex on the left side of the actual Parliament building.
Aalto House at Riihitie in the Munkkiniemi district of Helsinki designed by Alvar and Aino Aalto as a home and office dates from 1936 and represents the shift in Alvar Aalto’s architecture towards a softer form of functionalism.
Temppeliaukio Church is one of Helsinki’s most popular tourist attractions. The interior walls are created naturally by the rock. The church was designed by architects Timo and Tuomo Suomalainen and opened in 1969. Due to its excellent acoustics the church is a popular venue for concerts.
Alvar Aalto designed the building at Tiilimäki 20 in Munkkiniemi as his own office in 1955.
Sibelius Monument was unveiled on 7.9.1967. It recembles organ pipes, is made of welded steel with the bust of the composer on one side. The monument is one of Helsinki’s most popular statues and one of the most well known tourist attractions. The monument is 8,5m high, 10,5m wide and 6,5m deep. It is built […]
The Seurasaari Open-Air Museum exhibits an insight into Finnish housing in days gone by and Finnish folk tradition. The buildings and interiors transferred to the Museum from the Finnish provinces reflect the life of crofters, peasants and gentry from the 18th to the 20th century.
The Senate Square forms a cohesive example of Neoclassical architecture. The square is dominated by four buildings designed by Carl Ludvig Engel between 1822 and 1852: Helsinki Cathedral, the Government Palace, the main building of the University of Helsinki and the National Library of Finland.
SAMUJI comprises of two individual lines: classics and seasonals. Classics consist of timeless, high-quality garments whereas Seasonals is more experimental and trendy.