Are you interested in the Helsinki metropolitan area? You should know that a part of Helsinki consists of 14 municipalities (Espoo, Vantaa, Sipoo, Nurmijärvi, Kauniainen and others), but there is a division into districts (the tourists will be interested in the most famous of them) in addition to these units. According to the map, to the Helsinki areas include Eira, Kamppi, Meilahti, Jakomäki, Kallio and others.
Description and area attractions
- Teele: interest is the unusual shape of the monument to Sibelius (from the pedestal "depart" organ pipes having various configurations and lengths), Hietaniemi cemetery (a burial place of painters, sculptors, political and religious leaders of Finland) and the Church in the rock (the outside is only glass dome, inside is located one of the best authorities in the country; there are organized secular and church concerts).
- Katanokka: you can make a lot of pictures on the background of modern buildings and architecture in neo-classical and national-romantic style.
- Kamppi: travelers may be of interest as the Houses of Parliament (Tuesday-Friday - the days when the public is allowed to attend plenary sessions), the Natural History Museum (in the museum exhibition, divided into sections, allocated "life history" and "Nature of Finland"; moreover, tourists are advised to look at the bones of dinosaurs), the Chapel of silence (resting place and meeting social and parish workers; here you can admire the silver altar cross of the work of the Finnish goldsmith Antti Nieminen) and the Museum of the Ateneum (has 2 offices - Finnish national gallery with works belonging to the West -European and Finnish masters from the 60's to the present day, and a room "Athenaeum", where you can see the exhibition of Russian artists, as well as paintings by Goya, Chagall, Van Gogh, Modigliani).
- Kruununhaka: guests will be asked to go through the Senate Square (worth seeing monument to Tsar Alexander II; and in the summer - to attend on such entertainment events such as concerts and festivals), to explore the Church of the Holy Trinity (Empire style) and the Cathedral (it is - a reflection of the classical style; guests are invited to worship and various concerts).
Where to stay tourists
Please note that the Finnish capital does not spoil its guests cheap accommodation - 2-bed room in a 3-4-star hotel will cost 90-150 euros.
Your goal - to be as close as possible to the center andin this case you are interested in a more or less quiet area? Take rates and Kruununhaka area. You are going to make trips out of town? Selites near the railway station. In addition, this place is suitable, and those who are going for a walk, visit the shops and explore the city attractions (up to all of the above are within walking distance).