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"No visit to Finland is..." Helsinki Favorite Tip by mikeworden

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Favorite thing: No visit to Finland is complete without a relaxing evening in a sauna. If you are fortunate to have friends in Finland they most probably have one right in their home. If not, there are plenty of public saunas available. So grab a cold Finnish sauna beer (perhaps a bottle of Lapin Kulta or Olvi) and sit back and partake in this Finnish tradition.

Fondest memory: The area around the South Harbor and kauppatori (market square) is my favorite spot. From there you have views of the dominating Tuomiokirkko (Luthern Cathedral) and the red bricked Orthodox Upensky Cathedral. From South Harbor you can look out onto the Archipelago and see many islands surrounding Helsinki, as well as take a stroll along the Esplande or walk over to the Senaatintori, the Senate Square beneath the Luthern Cathedral.

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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