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"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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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
From EUR44.00
 
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
From EUR44.00

More Local Customs in Porvoo

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Gossip Mirror

Gossiping seems to be quite popular in Porvoo. In the Old Town of Porvoo you still find some houses with gossip mirrors, which were quite common in old times. A gossip mirror consists of two mirrors...
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Official languages

Finland has two official languages. About 93 % of the population speaks Finnish, whereas Swedish is the mother tongue for 6 % of the people. So all signs are bilingual in Finland. For example "katu"...
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Enjoy a summer day on a terrace like locals

Locals enjoys from a nice sunny day at open air patios, which we simply call "terraces". Normally they serve little something to eat but mainly they sell drinks like beer, cider, soda but also some...
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Mobile Phones

Finland seems to be the country of mobile phones. You will see Finns phoning almost everywhere; especially at popular meeting places like train stations and cafes. A survey by Statistics Finland...
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Postimäki

The Postimäki open air museum at Ilola, 7 km to the east of Porvoo. Open by agreement, contact Porvoo Tours.Adress of Postimäki is Vanha Viipurintie 12, Ilola.Hey, if you visit there, come to say hi...
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Observe Finnish way of life

Observe Finnish way of life at the local Market place, especially in summer!This is something I enjoy doing: go to the market place in center Porvoo (next to the main bus station)on Saturday morning...
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Creator of Momins

The creator of Momins, Tove Jansson (1914 - 2001) lived in a small island near Porvoo. Before the World War II there nearby was a light house that has been a portrait for Momin's house. Jansson's...
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Folk Dance on the streets

You might see these people on the sunny streets of Porvoo. They show you how to dance Finnish Folk dance.
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Top Hotels in Porvoo

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Haikkoontie 114, Porvoo 06400, Finland
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Jokikatu 43, Porvoo, 6100, Finland
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Rauhankatu 27, Helsinki 06100, Finland
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Piispankatu 34, Porvoo 06100, Finland
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Things to Do Near Porvoo

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Linnanmaki (Amusement Park)

I live in Helsinki, and I visit Linnanmäki amusment park (swedish: Borgbacken) every year with my family and friends. It's really something awesome! I recommend it definitely to families with children...
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Uspenskin Katedraali (Uspenski Orthodox Cathedral)

Completed in 1868, the Uspenski Cathedral is the largest orthodox church in Western Europe. It was designed by architect Aleksei M. Gornostajev. The red brick church has eastern and western...
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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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Olympiastadion (Olympic Stadium)

The Olympic stadium is one of the most famous landmarks in Helsinki and has been described as the most beautiful stadium in the world. The most prominent event in the history of the Olympic Stadium...
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Suomenlinna Island & Fortress

My wee guide book (a Berlitz pocket guide) rates Suomenlinna as the city’s top attraction. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site, after all. I can see why, although the weather blighted my Sunday morning...
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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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"Porvoo - Borgå"
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"Porvoo - Captivating charm of Finland"
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Sininen

"Charming town by the sea"
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"Porvoo ~ On the King's Road"
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"Porvoo, where my mind lives"
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