Articles in Finland ( 1,511 )

1,511 Articles of interest in Finland

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  • Hvitträsk

    Hvitträsk was designed to be a studio home for the members of the Finnish architecture firm Gesellius, Lindgren, and Saarinen. It later became the private residence of Eliel Saarinen.

  • HK Arena

    HK Areena (formerly Elysée Arena, Typhoon and Turkuhalli), is an arena in Turku, Finland. It is primarily used for ice hockey, and is the home arena of TPS, but it is also frequently used to host concerts and other events.

  • Fiskars, Finland

    Fiskars (Swedish, Finnish: Fiskari) is a village in the town of Raseborg (Raasepori) in western Uusimaa, Finland. The village is the site of the former Fiskars Bruk, which was founded in 1646 and gave rise to the company Fiskars.

  • National Defence University (Finland)

    The Finnish National Defence University (Finnish: Maanpuolustuskorkeakoulu, MPKK, Swedish: Försvarshögskolan) is the Finnish Defence Forces' university located in Helsinki. The university trains officers for the Defence Forces and the Finnish Border…

  • Design Museum, Helsinki

    Design Museum (Finnish: Designmuseo, Swedish: Designmuseet) is a museum in Helsinki devoted to the exhibition of both Finnish and foreign design, including industrial design, fashion, and graphic design. The building is situated in Kaartinkaupunki, …

  • Astuvansalmi rock paintings

    The Astuvansalmi rock paintings (Finnish: Astuvansalmen kalliomaalaukset) are located in Ristiina, Southern Savonia, Finland at the shores of the lake Yövesi, which is a part of the large lake Saimaa. The paintings are 7.7 to 11.8 metres above the w…

  • Arktikum Science Museum

    The Arktikum is a museum and science centre in Rovaniemi, Finland. Arktikum is an attraction, popular culture destination as well as a memorable venue for meetings and conferences. There is also Arktikum Café and library to serve the customers.

  • Verla

    Verla at Jaala, Kouvola, Finland, is a well preserved 19th century mill village and a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996. The first groundwood mill at Verla was founded in 1872 by Hugo Nauman but was destroyed by fire in 1876. A larger groundwood…

  • Töölö Sports Hall

    Töölö Sports Hall (Finnish: Töölön kisahalli, Swedish: Tölö sporthall) is a sports venue located in the Töölö district of Helsinki, Finland. It was designed by Aarne Hytönen and Risto-Veikko Luukkonen and built in 1935 as Messuhalli (Exhibition Hall…

  • Turku Central railway station

    The Turku Central railway station (Finnish: Turun päärautatieasema, Swedish: Åbo centralstation) is a railway station in the VII District of Turku, Finland. It has VR services to Helsinki and towards Joensuu (most terminate in Tampere or Pieksämäki).

  • Tennispalatsi

    Tennispalatsi (Swedish: Tennispalatset; lit. Tennis Palace), is an enclosed cultural and recreational center in Kamppi, Helsinki, Finland.

  • Tampere Ice Stadium

    Tampereen Ice Stadium (Finnish: Tampereen jäähalli, often called Hakametsä) is a sports arena in Tampere, Finland. It is primarily used for ice hockey, and is the home arena of Ilves and Tappara of the SM-liiga.

  • Suomenlinna Church

    The Suomenlinna Church (Finnish: Suomenlinnan kirkko, Swedish: Sveaborgs kyrka) in Finland was built as an Eastern Orthodox garrison church for the Russian troops of Suomenlinna sea fortress in 1854 and originally had five onion domes.

  • Sibelius Hall

    The Sibelius Hall (Finnish: Sibeliustalo) is a concert hall in Lahti, Finland, named after the composer Jean Sibelius. The concert hall was completed in 2000. Architects Kimmo Lintula and Hannu Tikka designed the hall, which is made out of glulam. T…

  • Ruoholahti

    Ruoholahti (Swedish: Gräsviken) is a quarter in Helsinki, part of the Länsisatama neighbourhood and Kampinmalmi district. The name means Grass Bay and is pronounced [ˈruoholɑhti]. Ruoholahti is located in the southwestern part of the central city ar…

  • Replot Bridge

    The Replot Bridge (Swedish: Replotbron; Finnish: Raippaluodon silta) is a cable-stayed tuftform bridge connecting the island of Replot with the mainland in Korsholm, near Vaasa, Finland. It is 1,045 metres (3,428 ft) long and the longest bridge of F…

  • Pasila railway station

    Pasila railway station (Finnish: Pasilan rautatieasema, Swedish: Böle järnvägstation) is a railway station in Helsinki, Finland, approximately 3.5 kilometres (2.2 mi) north of Helsinki Central railway station. It is the second busiest railway statio…

  • Oulunkylä

    Oulunkylä (Swedish: Åggelby, also known as Ogeli) is a suburb and a neighbourhood of Helsinki, the capital of Finland.

  • Oulu Cathedral

    The Oulu Cathedral (Finnish: Oulun tuomiokirkko) is an Evangelical Lutheran cathedral and the seat of the Diocese of Oulu, located in the centre of Oulu, Finland.

  • Näsijärvi

    Näsijärvi is a lake 95 metres (312 ft) above sea level, in Pirkanmaa region, Finland. Näsijärvi is the biggest lake in the Tampere region at 256 square kilometres (99 sq mi) in size. The city of Tampere was built around the rapids of Tammerkoski, th…

  • Nivala

    Nivala is a town and municipality of Finland. It is located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. The town has a population of 10,950 (30 November 2014) and covers an area of 536.87 square kilometres (207.29 sq mi)…

  • Muurame

    Muurame is a municipality of Finland, located 16 kilometres (10 mi) south-west of Jyväskylä. Muurame itself is located between two lakes, Lake Päijänne and Lake Muuratjärvi. These two lakes are connected to each other via River Muurame. All together…

  • Korpo

    Korpo (Swedish pronunciation: [korpːu]; Finnish: Korppoo, [ˈkorpːoː]) is an island located in the Turku archipelago. It is a former municipality of Finland. On 1 January 2009, it was consolidated with Houtskär, Iniö, Nagu and Pargas to form the new …

  • Keimola Motor Stadium

    The Keimola Motor Stadium was a dedicated race track located in Vantaa, Finland. It was founded by Finnish racing driver Curt Lincoln after the closure of the Eläintarha track in 1963. Construction started in 1965 and the track was opened on 12 June…

  • Karelia Brigade

    Karelia Brigade (Karjalan Prikaati) is one of the three Finnish Army readiness brigades. It is located in the Eastern Command at Valkeala. With some three thousand soldiers it is the second largest brigade in Finland. Karelia Brigade is currently co…

  • Kajaani Castle

    The Kajaani castle (Finnish: Kajaanin linna, Swedish: Kajaneborg, Kajaneborgs slott, or with older spelling Cajanaborg) was built on the Ämmäkoski island of the Kajaani river in the centre of Kajaani, Finland, in the 17th century.

  • Jussarö

    Jussarö (Finnish: Jussaari) is an island in Ekenäs, Raseborg, Finland. Jussarö is known by the Jussarö lighthouse. There is also an iron ore mine, but it was closed in 1967. The iron ore occurrence is the biggest undersea level in Finland. In Jussar…

  • IDBM

    The International Design Business Management program (IDBM) is a joint teaching and research programme in Aalto University, Finland.