Suomen Kansallismuseo, National Museum of Finland, opened in 1916. The architecture reflects Finland's medieval churches and castles, and the museum presents Finland's history dating back to the Stone Age.
Suomen kansallismuseo, National Museum, Helsinki. Arkkitehdit Herman Gesellius, Armas Lindgren ja Eliel Saarinen voittivat suunnittelukilpailun vuonna 1902 ja talo rakennettiin pääosin 1905-1910. Museo avattiin yleisölle 1916. Architects Herman Gesellius, Armas Lindgren ja Eliel Saarinen won the competition 1902 and the building was built 1905-1910. The museum was opened 1916.
Visiting the iittala factory in Helsinki, Finland || The Travel Tester
Iittala is a well-known design brand in Finland. The Travel Tester was lucky enough to pay a visit to their factory at Arabia in Helsinki and have a look behind the scenes!
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The Helsinki Museum of Contemporary Art is also known as Kiasma, referring to the optic chiasma, where the eye's optical nerves partially cross to the opposite brain hemisphere. The architect Steven Holl has done a marvellous job that just begged wideangle if not fish eye photography, but after two steps with the big Nikon around my neck I got that look followed by a glance to the No photography sign. I managed to snap this shot before I checked it in at the wardrobe but kept the little…