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Helsinki Destination Guide

Explore Helsinki in Finland.

Helsinki in the region of Province of Southern Finland with it's 558,457 inhabitants is a town in Finland and is the capital of this country.

Map of the area of Helsinki in Finland

Current time in Helsinki is now 11:09 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Helsinki" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Riga, Pskov, Tartu, Tallinn, Vantaa or Harju. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

-3°C / 26 °F Light snow
Morning Temperature -3°C / 28 °F
Evening Temperature -3°C / 27 °F
Night Temperature -5°C / 23 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 1000.1 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 8% of sky
General Conditions Light snow

Wednesday, 22nd of February 2017
Snow, fresh breeze, broken clouds.
Snow Day: -3°C (27 °F)
Night: -3°C (27 °F)
Thursday, 23rd of February 2017
Snow, gentle breeze, broken clouds.
Snow Day: -0°C (31 °F)
Night: -3°C (26 °F)
Friday, 24th of February 2017
Light snow, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.
Light snow Day: -5°C (24 °F)
Night: -3°C (26 °F)

Videos

Helsinki - Our City is Your City (HD)

01:04 min ( February 24, 2012 by Kari Piirainen)
Views: 4,387 - Rating: 5/5

Rinki produced a promotional video for Helsinki, the capital city of Finland. The video is rather unique considering that no video footage was required. Only still images and animated effects were use...

Helsinki Finland: Church in the Rock

01:39 min ( June 08, 2009 by RickSteves)
Views: 5,784 - Rating: 5/5

Helsinki's sky-lit copper dome of the Church in the Rock and pure, clean, neoclassical Lutheran cathedral offer unique architectural treats while delighting travelers. For more information on the Rick...


Helsinki Finland: History Language an...

03:03 min ( June 15, 2009 by RickSteves)
Views: 17,271 - Rating: 4.8125/5

In 1812, after Russia won Finland in a battle against Sweden, the capital moved to Helsinki. Just over 100 years later, Finland gained independence from Russia in 1917 and began developing into what w...

EF Flashmob Helsinki

02:05 min ( January 18, 2010 by efdanceoff)
Views: 6,094 - Rating: 3.4/5

EF Flashmob in Helsinki. 19th december 2009 at Rautatieasema. By EF Education First and Ambra Succi from BOUNCE. Challenge us in a dance-off at www.ef.com ! EF Education First - more than language tra...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Helsinki during the next days.

22
Feb
2017

Piano Bar: Petsku Lemström Duo

Beginning: 08:30 pm (20:30).
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Appiukko, Tampere Disharmonia

Beginning: 09:00 pm (21:00).
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23
Feb
2017

VIRTA - HURMOS Levynjulkaisukiertueen Päätöskonsertti

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Miro Palokallio

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Von Konow

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Rock 'n' Roll Thursday @ Storyville: Bloodshot Eyes

Beginning: 09:45 pm (21:45).
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24
Feb
2017

ALKUILLAN KONSERTTI: FRED & TOODY DUO (DEAD MOON, US) + TOP DOWN (US)

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Olavi Uusivirta

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Hans Berg - Visio 003

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Johanna Knutsson

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Interesting facts about this location

Kamppi metro station

The Kamppi metro station is a station on the Helsinki Metro. In addition to serving the area around Kamppi in central Helsinki, the station is integrated with the Kamppi Center bus terminal and shopping complex. The station was opened on 1 March 1983, designed by Eero Hyvämäki, Jukka Karhunen, and Risto Parkkinen. It is located 1.2 kilometres from the Ruoholahti metro station, and 0.5 kilometres from the Central Railway Station.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 60.17, 24.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Helsinki Metro stations, Railway stations opened in 1983

Kamppi

Kamppi is a neighbourhood in the centre of Helsinki, the capital of Finland. The name originally referred to a small area known as the "Kamppi field" (see below), but according to the current official designation, "Kamppi" encompasses a much larger area with a population of 10,000 in 2004. The heart of Kamppi is a part of the Central Business District.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 60.17, 24.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Neighbourhoods of Helsinki

Sibelius Academy

The Sibelius Academy is part of the University of the Arts Helsinki and a university-level music school which operates in Helsinki and Kuopio, Finland. It also has an adult education centre in Järvenpää and a training centre in Seinäjoki. The Academy is the only music university in Finland. It is among the biggest European music universities with roughly 1,700 enrolled students.

More reading: Sibelius Academy homepage
Located at 60.17, 24.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Culture in Helsinki, Education in Helsinki, Educational institutions established in 1882, Jean Sibelius, Music schools in Finland, Universities in Finland

Kiasma

Kiasma (built 1993–1998) is a contemporary art museum located on Mannerheimintie in Helsinki, Finland. Its name kiasma, Finnish for chiasma, alludes to the basic conceptual idea of its architect, Steven Holl. The museum exhibits the contemporary art collection of the Finnish National Gallery founded in 1990. Its central goal is to make contemporary art better known and strengthen its status.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 60.17, 24.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1998 establishments in Finland, Art museums and galleries in Finland, Art museums established in 1998, Buildings and structures in Helsinki, Culture in Helsinki, Infrastructure completed in 1998, Modern art museums, Museums in Helsinki, Steven Holl buildings, Visitor attractions in Helsinki

Geography of Helsinki

Helsinki has a total area of 686 km (264.8 mi). 186 km (71.8 mi) of it is land and 500 km (193 mi) of the area is covered with water. It is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:60|10|N|24|56|E||| | |name= }}.

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Located at 60.17, 24.94 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Helsinki

Quote of the moment

Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by.

Robert Frost