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Travel Blogs from Espoo
... better side today. I was seated beside two warm elderly ladies while Amol got a constipated lady as his company who flatly refused to exchange seat with me. The ladies beside me were quite friendly and we utilised two and half hours flight time in exchanging cultural views of our countries. The bus 615 took us from Helsinki airport to City Centre where we had sumptuous lunch at the South Harbour. After lunch we ...
... of it up in the spring for use again next year.
Now stocked with essentials, including some beer for morale purposes, I hiked to the central train station and kept going to see more of Helsinki's core. Many international chains are here - McDonald's, H+M, Starbucks- but most shops I am unfamiliar with. On the other side of the railway station is a skating rink that had a few skaters testing their balance on what must have been soft ice.
... to find it. So, after checking in and digging around in our suitcases for scarves and gloves, we took off for the wharf. Just when you thought we were all churched out, we stumbled across Helsinki Cathedral, the most photographed building in Finland. It almost glistens white and is known as the wedding cake due to its colour and shape. Uzpenski Cathedral was set on a hill just around the corner. The largest Orthodox church in western Europe contains holy relics and ...
... bright white, the University and a government Palace in the Tori Quarter. The Cathedral was built by an architect named Engels. The Engel's coffee shop was recommended on Tripadvisor so I took a break and had a cappuccino and some kind of fruit tart that is a local dessert. It was a bit sour and not too sweet so I enjoyed it.
... church today so a short metro trip to Gamla Stan and we walked to this church which no longer has a congregation since 1807 ,just a mausoleum to the Kings & Queens of Sweden since 1652 until 1950 .There is one exception here...Queen Christina and that is another story but you can check this on Google....it is a very interesting story too. Anyway we couldn't get in due to a festival being held on the island so we'll try again on Friday when we get back to Stockholm. ...
Other places to stay in Espoo
Otaranta 2, Espoo | 4 star hotelfrom $106
Leppavaarankatu 1, Espoo | 4 star hotelfrom $102
Tyrskyvouri 4, Espoo | 3 star hotelfrom $100
Porarinkatu 3, Espoo | 3 star hotelfrom $95
Nihtisillantie 1, Espoo | 3 star hotelfrom $119
Korpilammentie 5, Espoo | 3 star hotelfrom $85
Tapionaukio 3, Espoo | 4 star hotelfrom $126
Lakelankatu 1, Espoo | 3 star hotelfrom $94
Kivilammentie 1, Espoo | Hotelfrom $105
Hanasaarenranta 5, Espoo | 3 star hotelfrom $129
Bodomintie 37, Espoo | Hotelfrom $120
PÃ¤Ã¤rynÃ¤polku 3, Espoo | Hotelfrom $84