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"just a few steps away from the Senatsquare" Helsinki Off The Beaten Path Tip by sinoda

Helsinki Off The Beaten Path: 246 reviews and 377 photos

by sinoda

Just a few steps away from the Senatsquare you will find on Snelmanninkatu a nice new-renaissance building: the Säätytalo.

This house was taken into use in 1891 and was planned by Karl Gustaf Nyström.

It is a former assembley site where the other classes but the aristocrats met to make politic.

In the capitel over the entrance you see the emperor Alexander I confirming Finland's laws and rights. The hall is worth a visit.

Across the street you find the National Bank of Finland with a monument of J.V. Snelman

othercontact: Snellmaninkatu 9-11

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Mar 21, 2003
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