Helsinki Senate Square

Helsinki Senate Square

     This is the Helsinki. When Finland becomes part of the Russian Empire in the year 1809 several changes are made to ensure Finland is culturally and mentally separate from Sweden beside administrational separation. Capital of Grand Duchy of Finland moved from Turku to Helsinki.

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     German born architect Carl Ludvig Engel was in charge of build new capital. He is a neoclassic city located in the heart of Helsinki. The Senate Square is one of the main tourist attraction and a must see sight in all the city. The buildings are designed to be built during the period between 1822 and 1852.

     Helsinki Cathedral is located on a hill overlooking the hill. If you stand in the square you will be facing a cathedral. The house is located on the right side of the house. today used by Prime minister of Finland and cabinet as office. On the left hand side is the main building of Helsinki University.

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     He is a member of the United Nations. He is a member of the United Nations.

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