Helsinki (founded 1550) is located on the shores of the Gulf of Bothnia, and therefore, despite its portstatus, is famous for fresh air and beautiful scenery, coupled with an interesting "northern" architecture

Church Temppeliaukio
 
This is a unique creation of breathtaking architecture was carved in solid granite rock in 1969 by brothers Timo and Tuomo Suomalaynenami. Since then, the church - one of the most famous sightsof Helsinki. Its walls are made ​​of stone covered by a massive curved copper roof, which gives the room delightful acoustic qualities. The church is often used as a concert hall.

The Finnish National Gallery
 
The best traditional art of Finland is represented in this complex of three museums. The luxuriousneoclassical Athenaeum contains several important pieces of European, but an ornament collection is a Finnish art, especially of Akseli Gallen-Kallela, which served as the inspiration for the national epic Kalevala. Portraits of rural charm of Albert Edelfelt. The gallery presents works and contemporary Finnish artists. Two other museum complex - and the Kiasma Sinebrukhov.