Friday 21 July 2017
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Vantaa Tourist Attractions

The capital of the country Finland, Helsinki is known to be a city that welcomes residents as well as visitors to its lands and offers several different architectural as well as historical fascinations. There are also various events and cultural institutions. This modern city of Europe offers visitors cultural inspirations that come from the east as well as the west.

Take a quick look of Helsinki. The city houses groovy bars, sauna bars, fashionable shopping as well as Jugend and Art Nouveau. The shimmering Baltic Sea is the center of all of this. There is an offer of distinct as well as various Nordic involvements. The west has met with the east in this city. If you only in town for a short period you may take a guided tour or a tram to view the spectacular town. If not, it is recommended that you enjoy a stroll around this little city where all of the major attractions are in walking distance.

If you prefer to do some sightseeing by travelling in a bus, consider using Helsinki Expert tours. Here you will receive a discount of 20% off the fares (Blue1 discount) on a tour to Audio City. All you need to do is show the Blue1 ticket when you are making your booking. Get ready to try a few of the famous Finnish delicacies. Take a trip to the Kauppatori Market Square and have a taste of the locally produced fish and popular meat pies. Ensure that you do not pass up the chance to have a cinnamon bun with a lovely cup of coffee. There is also a chance to do some food sightseeing that provides additional and in the depth Finnish culture of food.

Here are Helsinki’s main attractions in a nutshell. These include famous museums such as Ateneum Art Museum, National Museum of Finland, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, as well as a lot of churches such as C.L. Engel Cathedral design, Temppeliaukio Church – constructed in a rock and Uspenski Cathedral - orthodox church. There is also the Finlandia Hall that Alvar Aalto designed.

An ideal way to spend your day is taking a trip by boat to the UNESCO World Heritage Site which is outside Helsinki. The other fun and exciting places to see, particularly for the benefit of the children are Linnanmäki and Korkeasaar amusement park. If you want to learn more about this or to find out other places that are available for you to enjoy your stay, you can take a look at the Helsinki Tourist & Convention Bureau's website. The design of Finnish is boasting an exceptional international recognition for several years, therefore you should not miss this chance to find out about classic as well as new designer goods. You can find the newest trends in their design when you begin at Design Forum Finland. You may also take a trip to the Design museum where you can find a stable exhibition of the country’s designs. This is great if you are looking to find clothing, antiques or great interiors.

On the outskirts of Helsinki you can find several interesting sites too. You may rent a suitable vehicle and take a drive around. You may also go and find out about the villages and towns that are nearby as well as go on a tour in the afternoon or cruise in your rental to Porvoo, an old town. Tallinn is also an interesting place to visit. On the Visit Finland website, you can go to the Helsinki Region information section and you will be assisted in planning a wonderful holiday in Finland’s capital as well as the areas that are surrounding it.