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Helsinki, Finland

Even with just a few hours to spare, there is plenty to see and do in Helsinki;

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.

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.

Helsinki, Finlandia

Finland, Helsinki: A wintry view along Mannerheimintie street from the crossing of Pohjoisesplanadi (Northern Esplanade) street in the city centre.

Chapel restaurant in Helsinki!

Chapel restaurant in Helsinki!

From top-left: Helsinki Cathedral, Suomenlinna, Senate Square, Aurinkolahti beach, City Hall

My hometown: Helsinki, the Capital and the largest city of Finland. Population is of January Helsinki is the World Design Capital of