Helsinki is located in the south of Finland on a peninsula. Several parks enliven the colourful image of the city. Many buildings date from the Art Nouveau period. In addition to residential buildings, it includes both the main railway station and the National Theatre. You will find especially many art nouveau houses in the streets Kauppiaankatu and Luotsikatu. The Suomenlinna Sea Fortress is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which you can reach quickly by Ferries from Helsinki’s Market Square.
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