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Travel Guide of Helsinki in Finland by Influencers

Helsinki is the capital and most populous city of Finland. Located on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, it is the seat of the region of Uusimaa in southern Finland, and has a population of 650,058.

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Discover our travel guide of Helsinki in Finland made of pictures from travel influencers and photographers.

What you will see and do in Helsinki:

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Travel Tips for visiting Helsinki

In southern Finland, the capital Helsinki occupies a peninsula in the Gulf of Finland. Its central avenue, Mannerheimintie, is home to various institutions, including the National Museum, which traces the country's history from the Stone Age to the present day. It also includes the imposing Parliament and the Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art. The richly decorated red-brick Uspenski Cathedral overlooks the harbour. 

The city has the largest immigrant population in the country, with more than 130 nationalities living here. It is spread out on a peninsula surrounded by a large number of islands and is strongly characterised by the presence of water. Helsinki is a commercial port on the Gulf of Finland.

With its efficient cycling network, you can visit the Finnish capital on two wheels. Helsinki is also a pedestrian city, easily visited due to its size, where over 130 different nationalities live. A considerable number of museums, a strong link with the abundant and nearby nature and a cosmopolitan atmosphere make it a generous city like the 330 islands that make up the Helsinki archipelago. You will enjoy being enchanted by the countless parks and the light and soft colors of the houses in Helsinki.

Frequently Asked Questions by Travelers planning a trip to Helsinki

What language is spoken in Helsinki ?

The Finnish population consists of a large majority of Finnish speakers (92.1%) and a minority of Swedish speakers (5.5%). In practice, Finnish and Swedish are the official languages of Finland.

The city is known for its beauty and the grandiose landscapes that surround it. The city is attracting more and more visitors because of its breathtakingly beautiful unspoilt nature.

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Taken and shared by travel photographers and influencers who have traveled to Helsinki in Finland such as Carlos "Grury" Santos, Dorian Mongel, Juha Lakaniemi. Click on the pictures to read their stories

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