The booming tourism industry has paved a new growth path in Helsinki. It is great to know that the city is trying to reform in all spheres of development. Since it is the capital and the largest city in Finland, it is taking a significant step forward to accomplish all its targets serving the tourism and hospitality industry. These days the city serves plenty of options to fulfil your desire of memorable holidays. Those who look forward to spend their vacations in Europe their search ends at this wonderful city.
Helsinki’s Suomenlinna Fortress:
Suomenlinna is a group of seven islands and a beautiful picnic spot. A much popular tourist hub, the island is growing very fast. As of its increasing significance among tourists as well as local residences, Suomenlinna has been enlisted in the UNESCO World Heritage list. One can visit this fortress by a little ferry boat in about 15 minutes. It is a best place to spend time. Most of the people visit Suomenlinna to explore market stalls, arty stalls and fruit stalls. It also consists of old cannon, submarines, and museum.
Helsinki Senate Square (Senaatintori):
Senate Square, an archaeological masterpiece, is designed by Carl Ludvig Eagel. It is a unique symbol of commercial, political, religious and scientific powers. Situated in the centre of Helsinki, the Senate Square comprises the Palace of the Council of State on the east, the University building on the opposite side as well as the Helsinki cathedral on the north. The place is an ideal example of the Neo-Classic design. The Emperor Alexander-II statue right at the centre of the Senate Square is a symbol of Finland’s imperial relationship with Russia. As one of the top tourist spots in Helsinki, it hosts a number of tourist events.
Parliament House (Eduskuntatalo):
Parliament House is an example of Borg–Sirén–Åberg artefact, describing real architectural style having influence of Neoclassicism as well as twentieth century modernism. The exterior is made up of Kalvola granite and the façade consists of fourteen pillars with Corinthian style designs. This masterpiece represents unity of architecture, art, workmanship and industrial design. It has the beautifully designed main lobby, the stately Session Hall and the awe-inspiring Hall of State. Guided tours are available on some special days of session.
Esplanadi Park :
Magnificently planned by great architect Carl Luwig Engel, Esplanadi Park is one of the favourite places for local inhabitants as well tourists. The park attracts many visitors because of its lucrative designs well-preserved from the ancient times. It is a centre of attraction with its marvellous monuments, old limes and lush surroundings. Located in the middle of Esplanadi Park, the Kapelli Café Brasserie is the perfect place to rest and relax.