Hilton Helsinki Kalastajatorppa
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... also is on a hill and faces the Lutheran Cathedral. It was built in 1868 for the Russian military living in Helsinki. The outside is made of stone and not particularly remarkable, but inside is a different story as it is filled with a beautiful altar screen and icon religious paintings.
Returning to Market Square we checked out the city hall building then walked down the esplanade, which is a street with ...
... of the Lutheran Cathedral which is only a block or so from the Glo so I headed there, arriving about 9am. The first bus leaves at 10 so I took the opportunity to check out the church. Lovely old building with a central dome which has a large golden chandelier suspended from the centre that descends to just above head height. This is surrounded by four semicircular domes, three of which have similar electric-candle chandeliers, with the altar sitting beneath the fourth. There is ...
... surprisingly elegant home of a wealthy aristocrat Then in the Afternoon to a boat to the Gibraltar of the North" - the sea fortress Suomenlinna. Sweden lost its superpower status and its most important eastern fortresses in the wars with Russia in the first half of the 1700s. Reinforcing the defences of Finland was deemed necessary. In 1747, the Swedish parliament made a decision to build a central fortress including a naval base in Helsinki and ...
05:45 pm - Eckero Line Sitting on a bar deck and looking at the vastness of the blue Baltic Sea while having my cuppa coffee and blueberry muffins with Amol Chitale, I was thinking about last few hours when the journey had started in stark contrast to the stillness of the sea which seems to have synced our minds as well. 15th May 2015 - the day for which I along with Amol, Ankur Kulkarni and Kunal Verma were waiting ...
... but you could at least have something besides plain white walls. The views from the top of the cathedral stairs looked promising at first, but observing the panorama of Helsinki revealed a dull and uninteresting city...at least in appearance.
I oftentimes plan trips flippantly, then cancel them later after doing more research, and I recall last year planning a 2-night stay in Helsinki. I look back at that now and wonder 'what the hel' I would've done with my time.