Bank of Finland Museum (Snellmaninkatu 2, Helsinki) – opened in 2003, this museum’s displays include the history of money in Finland and abroad as well as the role of the Bank of Finland in the European System of Central Banks. The Bank of Finland Museum has especially been designed for Finnish school pupils and students. […]
Casino Helsinki (Mikonkatu 19, Hensinki) – this casino offers an extensive array of table games including: American roulette, Blackjack, Red Dog, Oasis Poker, Punto Banco and five different poker games. It also has 300 slot machines. Its specialties are the Derby horse racing game, the Touch Bet Roulette and Lightning Poker. It also has a […]
Adams & Shanghai Cowboy (Erottajankatu 15-17, Hensinki) – located in the heart of the city, this is both a nightclub and a restaurant, featuring a stream of up-and-coming Finnish and international dance music acts and DJs. Since this location used to be a movie house (from 1915 to 1987), it occasionally shows films screenings on […]
Amigo (Tehtaankatu 12, Helsinki) – this restaurant, launched in 1971, is known for its mouth-watering steaks (served оn а cutting board) аnd its famed Spanish-style Paella Valenciana. During lunch tіme (weekdays frоm 11 am tо 3 pm), diners can аlsо enjoy the salad buffet table, oven-fresh bread, аnd а choice between the soup оf the […]
Forum (Mannerheimintie 14-20, Helsinki) – this shopping mall is one of the largest in Helsinki, with 120 retailers, including Dressmann, Esprit, H&M, and a variety of regional & local brands. There are also some cafés and eateries like McDonald’s.
Ateneum Art Museum (Kaivokatu 2, Helsinki) – this museum (the national gallery of Finland) displays a broad collection of contemporary paintings and other artwork, with special emphasis on Finnish artists Akseli Gallen-Kallela and Hugo Simberg. The Simberg cabinet offers the chance to view the artist’s infrequently exhibited gouache and watercolor paintings. Precisely adjusted lighting conditions […]
Finland (the easternmost part of Scandinavia) is a young country compared to its neighbors, such as Sweden and Russia. Along with previous Viking penetration of Finland during its existence, this country was a part of the Kingdom of Sweden from the 13th century to 1809 (when most of what’s now Finland was ceded to the […]