Explore Central Helsinki in 4 Hours

Finland, Helsinki Guide (B): Explore Central Helsinki in 4 Hours

Passing through Helsinki (Finland) and only have a few hours to spare? Stuck in a long and boring transit at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport? Fret not! Make good use of your time and explore the best of central Helsinki in 4 hours or under!

Helsinki is Finland’s largest city and its capital; the latter a title it has held since 1812. Founded in 1550, Helsinki (also known as “Daughter of the Baltic”) has long been the political, financial and cultural hub of the country. Its importance and fascinating history are evident by the historical monuments/buildings that dot the city central.

Located at the tip of a peninsula in southern Finland, Helsinki is well-connected (in both historical and transportation terms) to Stockholm and St Petersburg.

“Helsinki is located some 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of Tallinn, Estonia, 400 kilometres (250 mi) north east of Stockholm, Sweden, and 388 kilometres (241 mi) west of Saint Petersburg, Russia. Helsinki has close historical connections with these three cities.” (Wikipedia) ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Explore Central Helsinki in 4 Hours
Guide Location: Finland » Helsinki
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: The Central Railway Station   Esplanadi Park   Kauppatori   Finnair Skywheel   Uspenskin Cathedral   Senate Square   Helsinki Cathedral  
Author: Allan See Toh
Read it on author's website: http://www.balukootravel.com/explore-central-helsinki-in-4-hours/

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