Helsinki is a city of contrasts. The Finnish capital differs from other cities with a distinct cosmopolitan image that reflects the interaction of Eastern and Western cultures. Meanwhile its' climate also shapes Helsinki's identity in winter you may wonder whether the city is inhabited, while summer brings a tourist boom.
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Founded as a trade hub, Helsinki was later occupied by Russian forces. Today the city reflects the influence of those occupiers. For example, the city's architecture is similar to the style of buildings in the Russian city of St Petersburg. Examples include Sederholm House, Temppeliaukio Church and Sibelius Monument.
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Helsinki is also renowned for its Art Nouveau buildings, designed in the early 1900s.
Examples of Helsinki's Art Nouveau style include;
- Residential areas such as Katajanokka and Ullanlinna.
- And the architectural masterpiece, the Helsinki central railway station, designed by master of Finnish Art Nouveau Eliel Saarinen.
Helsinki also features buildings by the world-renowned Finnish architect Alvar Aaalto - loved or hated - Aalto's buildings, such as Finlandia Hall still spark debate amongst Helsinki's inhabitants.
Reflecting its trade route heritage the harbor is at the heart of the city. And tourists gather to experience the spectacular array of ships and liners that enter the port daily.
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