Helsinki-Landmarks

The National Museum of Finland

AddressMannerheimintie 34
Phone+358 (0) 40 128 6469
ExpensesEntrance € 8 / 6 euros, persons under 18 free of charge.

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.

Uspenski Orthodox Cathedral

AddressKanavakatu 1 FI-00160 Helsinki
Phone+358 (0)207 220 683

The largest orthodox church in Western Europe reflecting the Russian impact on Finnish history.

The Finnish Parliament

AddressMannerheimintie 30 FI-00102 Eduskunta
Phone+358 (0)9 4321

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.

The Church of St. John

AddressKorkeavuorenkatu 12 FI-00120 Helsinki
Phone+358 (0)9 2340 6122

St. John’s Church is designed in Neogothic style by the Swedish architect A. E. Molander and built in 1893. It is the biggest church in Helsinki.

Temppeliaukio Church

AddressLutherinkatu 3 FI-00100 Helsinki
Phone00358 9 2340 6320

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.

Suomenlinna Maritime Fortress

AddressSuomenlinna FI-00190 Helsinki
Phone00358 (0)9 684 1880

Suomenlinna (Viapori/Sveaborg) fortress is one of the biggest sea fortresses in the world. Founded in 1748 and built by Augustin Ehrensvärd on islands off the coast of Helsinki. Suomenlinna one of the most popular attractions in Finland and a place where people live. It was included in Unesco\’s World Heritage List in 1991 as a […]

Suomenlinna Museum

AddressVisitor Centre, C 74 Suomenlinna FI-00190 Helsinki
Phone+358 (0)9 4050 9691

Suomenlinna Museum is situated in the old navy inventory chambers, which were built in the early 1780s. The exhibition presents the construction of the fortress and the eventful history of the islands from the 18th century to the present day.

Sibelius Monument

AddressSibeliuksen puisto/Sibelius Park 00260 Helsinki
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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 […]

Seurasaari Open-Air Museum

AddressSeurasaari FI-00250 Helsinki
Phone00358 (0)40 128 6374

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.

Senate Square

AddressUnionsgatan, 00170 Helsinki
Phone00358 9 31013300

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.

Sea Life Helsinki

AddressTivolitie 10 FI-00510 Helsinki
Phone+358 (0)9 565 8200

Sea Life Helsinki takes you on a voyage from the tropical oceans to the Arctic Sea, stopping at the Baltic Sea along the way. The exhibitions present many species whose environments are threatened by pollution and other environmental damage caused by humans.

Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma

AddressMannerheiminaukio 2 FI-00100 Helsinki
Phone+358 (0)9 1733 6501

Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma collections include Finnish and foreign art, particularly from the Nordic and Baltic countries and Russia from 1960s onwards.

Market Square

AddressPohjoisesplanadi 00170 Helsinki
Phone00358 (0)9 3107 1390

Market Square is Helsinki’s most international and famous market. The booths there sell traditional market foods, handicrafts and souvenirs.

Linnanmäki Amusement Park

AddressTivolikuja 1 FI-00510 Helsinki
Phone+358 (0)10 5722 200

Linnanmäki Amusement Park has rides, a wooden rollercoaster, arcade halls, and other outdoor stage performances.

Helsinki Cathedral

AddressUnioninkatu 29 FI-00121 Helsinki
Phone+358 (0)9 2340 6120

A Helsinki landmark and the symbol of Helsinki.