Influenced by Classicism and modernised by Functionalism, Helsinki is also known for its Art Nouveau architecture. The Finnish National Romantic movement flourished in the early years of the century. Photo by Finland
Helsinki, Finland (by John C.) Raitio vaunut and the streets mom told me she had a hard time walking on as a teen in high heels --- I had a hard time walking in heels too in a Finland and that's recently!
The Temppeliaukio Kirkko (Rock Church) is a thrilling work of modern architecture in Helsinki. It is built entirely underground and has a ceiling made of copper wire. (by architect brothers Timo and Tuomo Suomalainen in
Kustaanmiekka in Suomenlinna. If around in Suomenlinna, you HAVE to go and see the ferries to Sweden passing the narrow Kustaanmiekka (in this photo the ferry is returning from Sweden) Rode this ferry 1989