Finland

Helsinki

Brief history of Helsinki Also known as Helsingfors in Sweden, Helsinki is a relatively new city established in 1550. The city has a very varied landscape. Here you have many rivers and islands among which the city stands. It was actually captured by the Russians in early 19th century but soon Finland was proclaimed a …

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Photo of Turku in the night

Turku

Big, beautiful Turku Turku is a very big city in Finland, with almost 200.000 population, lying on the southwest coast, where river Aura (Aurajoki in Finish language) is finding it’s way to the sea. City grew on an old settlement, first being mentioned in the 13th century. Later it was also a capital of Grand Duchy …

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