Over 8,000 crocheted afghans covered the steps of the Helsinki Cathedral in Finland. Often, Yarnbombing is done for charity or a cause. The Helsinki Cathedral yarnbombing installation was done in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest crocheted patchwork quilt in the world and then the quilts were donated. ❤ Reiseausrüstung mit Charakter gibt's auf vamadu.de

One of my places in Helsinki. So the cathedral + yarn bombed steps is extra special.Granny Square afghans on the steps outside Helsinki's Cathedral, Finland. Photo by Peter Morris.

Suomenlinna, Sea Fortress of Finland >> It's so darn beautiful, photogenic and historic! Helsinki

Beautiful Suomenlinna: in pictures



This is a place called "Viiskulma" which translates to "Five corners". This corner is on Laivurinkatu and Pursimiehenkatu. In this corner there is a restaurant Primula, which has the best burger in Helsinki.

The capital of Finland is culturally, geographically and historically close to Stockholm of Sweden, St. Petersburg of Russia and Tallinn of Estonia. Helsinki reveals signs of this connection in its architecture and lifestyle.

Walking Tours in Helsinki, Finland

One winter morning.

The Cathedral, Helsinki, Finland (c) Helsinki Tourism Material Bank/Niklas Sjöblom

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