Kumpula (Swedish: Gumtäkt) is a verdant neighbourhood in Helsinki, bordered by Eastern Pasila to the west, Vallila to the south, Käpylä and Koskela to the north and Toukola and Arabianranta to the east. As of January 1, 2003, Kumpula had approximate…
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The Krepost Sveaborg was an Imperial Russian system of land and coastal fortifications constructed around Helsinki during First World War. The purpose of the fortress was to provide a secure naval base for the Russian Baltic fleet and to protect Hel…
Keminmaa is a municipality of Finland.
Kaapelitehdas (Finnish for "the Cable Factory", also called simply Kaapeli, Swedish: Kabelfabriken) is a famous building in Ruoholahti, Helsinki, near the bridge to Lauttasaari.
Hietaniemi beach (Finnish: Hietaniemen uimaranta or Hietaranta, Swedish: Sandudds badstrand or Sandstrand; colloquially Hietsu) is a popular sand beach in central Helsinki, Finland.
Hervanta is a large suburb, or satellite city, of Tampere in Finland, located next to Hallila some 10 km south of the city centre.
Copterline is a Finnish-Estonian helicopter airline that flew a regular 18-minute service on the Helsinki–Tallinn route.
The Battle of Tampere of the Finnish Civil War was fought in Finland in 1918 between Red and White forces.
The Aviation Museum of Central Finland (Finnish: Keski-Suomen ilmailumuseo) is an aviation museum located near Jyväskylä Airport in Tikkakoski, Jyväskylä, Finland. The museum exhibits the aviation history of Finland, from the early 1900s until today.
Arabianranta (Finnish) or Arabiastranden (Swedish) is a residential part of Helsinki, Finland. It is bound by Vanhankaupunginlahti bay from east, and connects to neighboring boroughs of Vanhakaupunki in north, Hermanni in south and Toukola and Kumpu…
Vuosaari Harbour (Vuosaaren satama in Finnish; Nordsjö hamn in Swedish) is a seaport facility in Helsinki, Finland, opened in November 2008.
The Tavastia Club (Finnish: Tavastia-klubi) is a popular rock music club in Helsinki, Finland. The house is owned by Hämäläis-Osakunta, one of the student nations at the University of Helsinki, but since 1991 the club has been operated by a private …
Tampere Cathedral (Finnish: Tampereen tuomiokirkko, Swedish: Tammerfors domkyrka) is a Lutheran church in Tampere, Finland, and the seat of the Diocese of Tampere.
Tahkovuori or Tahko, is a Finnish tourist center, open round the year.
St. John's Church (Finnish: Johanneksenkirkko, Swedish: Johanneskyrkan) in Helsinki, Finland is a Lutheran church designed by the Swedish architect Adolf Melander in the Gothic Revival style.
Somero (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈsomero]) is a municipality of Finland, located in the province of Western Finland and part of the Finland Proper region. The municipality has a population of 9,174 (30 November 2014) and covers an area of 697.68 squa…
Santahamina (Swedish: Sandhamn) is an island and neighbourhood of Eastern Helsinki, Finland. At present it is a military base housing the Guard Jaeger Regiment, making access restricted.
Punavuori (Swedish: Rödbergen) is a neighbourhood in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. The name Punavuori (English: Red mountain) refers to red cliffs located between Sepänkatu and Punavuorenkatu. They were still visible in the 19th century, nowaday…
Puijon hyppyrimäet refers to a complex of four ski jumping hills in the city of Kuopio, Finland.
Pori Airport (Finnish: Porin lentoasema) (IATA: POR, ICAO: EFPO) is an airport in Pori, Finland. The airport is located 1.4 nautical miles (2.6 km; 1.6 mi) south of the Pori town centre. It has two check-in desks, and a cafeteria service.…
Pihlajasaari (Rönnskär in Swedish) is an island in Helsinki, the capital of Finland.
Parola is a town in the municipality of Hattula in Finland. It is located 110 kilometres north of Helsinki. Cities nearby include Hämeenlinna, Tampere, Lahti and Forssa.
Old Rauma (Finnish: Vanha Rauma, Swedish: Gamla Raumo) is the wooden city centre of the town of Rauma, Finland.
Näsinneula is an observation tower in Tampere, Finland, overseeing Lake Näsijärvi. It was built in 1970–1971 and was designed by Pekka Ilveskoski. It is the tallest free-standing structure in Finland and the tallest observation tower in the Nordic c…
Nurmes is a town and municipality of Finland.
Munkkivuori (Swedish: Munkshöjden) is a quarter of the Munkkiniemi neighbourhood in Helsinki. The buildings and the plan of site are typical of the late 1950s. Most of the residential buildings in Munkkivuori are within a loop formed by Ulvilantie r…
Malmi (Swedish: Malm) is a regional center and a major district on the north-eastern part of Helsinki, Finland. It has a population of 24,312 (2008).
Lasipalatsi (Swedish: Glaspalatset; meaning literally "glass palace") is a functionalist office building designed in the 1930s, located on Mannerheimintie in the Kamppi district of Helsinki, Finland.
Kruununhaka (Swedish: Kronohagen) is a neighbourhood of Helsinki, the capital of Finland.
Kirnu (Finnish for Butter churn) is a steel roller coaster located at the Linnanmäki amusement park in Helsinki, Finland.
Jätkäsaari (Swedish: Busholmen) is an island and a quarter in Helsinki, the capital city of Finland. It is part to the Kampinmalmi district and Länsisatama neighbourhood. It was the location of the main container harbour in Helsinki until late 2008,…
Itäkeskus (Swedish: Östra centrum) is a quarter in the neighbourhood of Vartiokylä (as of the 1980s) in the eastern part of Helsinki. The district's main attraction is the largest covered-in shopping mall in the Nordic countries, Itis.
Helsinki Thunder was a temporary street circuit located in Helsinki, Finland. The event was conceived by former racing driver Robert Lappalainen.
Hankasalmi is a municipality of Finland.
Haaga (Swedish: Haga) is a district and a former municipality in the Western major district of Helsinki with a population of 25,435.
The Government Palace in Helsinki (Finnish: Valtioneuvoston linna, Swedish: Statsrådsborgen), is the executive office building of the Government of Finland.