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Finland, or Republic of Finland, is a North European country, member of European Union, United Nation and Euro zone.
It is also called “land of thousand lakes or Suomi”.
Finland is direct connected to the Baltic Sea by the mean of Botnic Bay in its western side and Finic Bay in South.
Finland has a milder climate comparing with the majority of the northern world regions. In January the average temperature is of 14 – 18 ºC. The climate is influenced by Gulf Stream, a hot oceanic current that cross by the western side of Norway coast.
Usually, the coldest month is February having temperatures of – 22 ÷ - 3 ºC. In the North of Finland, the temperatures can reach – 50 ºC.
South of the country is covered by snow from December to April while in North from October to April.
In winter, in the Northern areas sun does not rise during approximately for 2 months. In the South, in midwinter, sun rise only for 6 hours.
During the winter, especially in the North, the sky is covered by the wonderful Aurora Borealis called too, “The North’s Lights” , ideal for a romantic vacation.
The relief consist in tableland with numerous moraines and glaciers to the North that changes in low high hills and then in Scandinavian Alps in Lapland.
- Keskuspuisto Park in Helsinki is a huge park area of 1.000ha situated in the Northern side of Olympic Stadium.
- Valtionhotelli Hotel in Imatra is a hotel alike a medieval castle.
- Kaivopuisto Park in Helsinki – a nice park situated next to the sea in south of the town. During the summer, the visitors can admire the vessels and the passers - by while they enjoy a coffee on the seaside.
- Toolonlahti Park in Helsinki is a bay surrounded by a park. Here there are situated Finlandia Concert Hall and National Opera.
- Parliament House (Eduskunta) in Helsinki
The 200 places hall was designed by J.S. Siren, in the classic style of 1920 and was officially opened in 1931. The inside is classic with few influences of functionalism and art deco.
- Hame Castle in Hameenlinna
Hame Castle is the main attraction of the city. It is built of red brick and nowadays it is museum and location for diverse events. The castle is separated by the city by a large park where take place the yearly Wanaja festival.
- The scientific centre Tietomaa (Tiedekeskus Tietomaa) in Oulu – the first scientific centre in the world.
- Senate Square in Helsinki
This square was designed between 1830-1852 in the Russian Neoclassic style and is situated in down town, being surrounded by the older building of University and by the Government one.
The Lutheran Cathedral Saint Nicholas was built in the same style.
The Orthodox Cathedral Uspenia was built in 1868, of red brick, with golden dome, give to the area a Russian air.
Inside it is decorated with icons, the most of them made of silver and gold.
The city is full of parks and the esplanades that lead to the port are all the time full of people walking in open air.
- The Square and the Finland Liberty Statue in Vaasa
- The Esplanadin puisto Park in Helsinki
This park is a relaxation place situated between Kauppatori and Swedish Theatre where , during the summer take place concerts with free access.
- The Aulanko Park in Hameenlinna
This park area has many attractions: an observation tower, stone buildings, artificial ponds, hotels with numerous entertainment facilities.
- Seurasaari in Helsinki is little island with path routes and authentic Finnish houses. A trip to this place situated in North comparing with the down town takes few hours.
- Korkeasaari in Helsinki
A large island situated in Helsinki down town connected to the continent. On this island there is Helsinki Zoo with over 200 animal species.
- Creation Museum – Helsinki – houses exhibitions of modern industrial or commercial works and modern art. The permanent exhibition placed in the basement presents the history of consumer goods along XX century.
- Old City in Rauma is the largest city of all Northern countries with wooden houses. It is included on the UNESCO list of world patrimony. The oldest building dates from XVII century.
- Ateneum Art Museum in Helsinki
Due to its collections of paintings and sculptures made by Finnish artists, this museum can be considered the most significant in Finland.
- Rauma Archipelago
This archipelago is not very large, but you can navigate to Turku, the biggest archipelago of Baltic Sea.
Each island of archipelago has its own attractions.
Kylmapihlaja is an island with a hotel arranged in a lighthouse.
Kuuskajaskari is an old military area with a coastal artillery still in operation.
In the touristic season there are regular boat links to each island. In the winter they can sky or skate on the frozen sea.
- the Luteran Cathedral (Tuomiokirkko) in Helsinki
The cathedral is a white building that dominates the Senate Square. It is the unofficial symbol of the city. The construction based on the plans of Carl Ludvig Engel was finished in 1852 and was recently renovated.
- Finlandia Hall in Helsinki was created by the most famous Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. It houses official events like congresses and concerts.
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