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Helsinki Card
"The Helsinki Card comes with a complete guidebook of all the included attractions and excellent maps of the city. With you free travel on public transport (trams metro buses train boats to the islands) as well as free entrance to all major sights and museums the Helsinki card is a great way to explore the city. You will be well equipped to get the most out of your stay in the city. The Helsinki Card also offers great value discounts such as 30% discount on the Finnair airport bus discounts on tours out of town
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Private Guided Helsinki City Tour
"This private tour can start anywhere within Helsinki area depending on your choice and tours run between 9am and 4pm.On the tour you can take a full advantage of this opportunity to discover this beautiful city: Helsinki is one of Europe’s most m yet remains in touch with an intriguing history stretching back over 450 years. You will have a chance to visit:the Senate Square and Lutheran cathedral elegant Uspenski Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) unique T"""This private guided sightseeing tour takes you through the main parts of the city of Helsinki avoiding crowds and queues. The tour is specially designed for those who appreciate individual approach quality information and flexibility. You will be offered the best city guides and vehicles to meet your expectations. Your tour can start from anywhere in the city including your hotel or other accommodation."
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Private Guided Helsinki City Tour
"Helsinki is one of Europe’s most modern and culturally progressive cities yet remains in touch with an intriguinghistory stretching back over 450 years.Take a full advantage of this opportunity to discover this beautiful city. Firstly you will have a chance to visit the Senate Square and Lutheran cathedral elegant Uspenski Cathedral unique Temppeliaukio Rock Church and Sibelius Monument. Continue to an open air museum at Seurasaari the best recreational spot the city has to offer.Get a glimpse of how Finns spend their free time and hear stories about real Finnish saunas. In the end of the tour our guide will take you to the Market Square and show you iconic Finnish foods."""
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The Sibelius Monument Tips (10)

The Sibelius Monument from the inside!

The image is taken from the inside of the monument, it was unusual as the wind was blowing through the tubes themselves.There are pipes of varying diameters, so they make an interesting collection -...
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gordonilla
Jan 25, 2015

The Sibelius Monument

The monument was not that easy to find I seem to remember; but I was not really looking for it. It sort of sneaked up on me. It looks pretty funky in the snow!The sculpture was created by artist, Eila...
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gordonilla
Jan 25, 2015

An excellent monument

This monument was created to honour the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius (1865-1957). The designer of the monument was Eila Hiltunen. This monument (called 'Passio Musicae') was one of the first...
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Marpessa
Apr 04, 2011

The Sibelius Monument

The famous Finnish composer, Jean Sibelius, is remembered with this monument set in Sibelius Park in the Töölö district of Helsinki. It was finished in 1967 amid some controversey for being...
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shrimp56
Apr 04, 2011

Sibelius Monument

Outside Helsinki's city centre, you can visit Sibelius monument, located in Sibelius Park (Sibeliuspuisto). It is dedicated to Jean Sibelius, a well-known Finnish composer (1865 –1957). The monument...
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call_me_rhia
Aug 28, 2010

Sibelius Monument

Jean Sibelius ("Finlandia") is probably the most famous Finnish composer. It took me a while to see Eila Hiltunen's Sibelius Monument though - so I guess this is "off the beaten path" even though a...
sabsi
Nov 05, 2003

Sibilius Monument

This sculpture was built in honour of Jean Sibelius, Finland's most famous composer. Hundreds of steel pipes were used and then welded together as one whole structure.Located in Sibelius Park,...
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10110
Mar 12, 2003

Sibelius Monument

Sibelius Monument (Sibelius Muistomerki). Take a taxi or bus to reach this monument, which is located in Sibelius Park, not far from the Olympic Rowing Stadium. A tribute to Finland's finest composer,...
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Bjorgvin
Aug 24, 2002

State of the Art...

Simple and Beautiful example of how inventive can the finns be.One of the most beautiful squares in Helsinki...Do not miss it...
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ahoerner
May 25, 2004

Sibelius park and monument

The Sibelius park is named after Finland's greatest composer Jean Sibelius.It's a nice place to relax and not very touristic.The address: Mechelininkatu 38Helsinki
MartinaH
Jan 29, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Helsinki

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Kauppatori (Market Square & Market Hall)

The old covered market of Helsinki, known as Vanha kauppahalli (Old Market Hall) is located by the harbour just south of the Esplanade. It was built in 1889 by the architect Gustaf Nyström. It...
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Ateneum

Finland's largest collection of art is housed at this museum, known as the Ateneum. It was designed in 1887 by the architect Theodor Höijer who decorated the façade with busts of famous Classical...
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Finlandia Talo Huset Hall

Finnish people always seemed to be very proud of Finlandia Hall. I never found it all that attractive to look at, but that's because I prefer old buildings. However, I did attend several concerts...
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Suomen Kansallismuseo (The National Museum of Finland.)

The National Museum of finland presents Finnish history from the Stone Age to the present day, through objects and cultural history. The permanent exhibitions of the National Museum are divided into...
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Helsingin Tuomiokirkko (Helsinki Cathedral)

Helsinki is famed for its architects, but it was a German, Carl Ludvig Engel, who laid out Senate Square and designed the Lutheran Cathedral. After a fire destroyed most of Helsinki during its...
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Temppeliaukio (Rock) Church

The Temppeliaukio Kirkko was designed by architect brothers Timo and Tuomo Suomalainen. Construction began in 1968 and was finished a year later in 1969. The architects chose a rocky outcrop rising...
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