The Helsinki Cathedral is an icon of the city and goes by many names, in Finnish its called Tuomiokirkko. Events and gatherings take place throughout the year in Senate Square with the Cathedral as its backdrop, locals gather on the steps during the summer, and its domes can be seen from all over the city.Continue reading “The View from Helsinki Cathedral”
Happy New Year to you all! Over this year I will attempt to post everyday. It will mostly be the photographs I take but a few travel stories and experiences as they come. I will also be taking part in the Dogwood challenge again and I would recommend it to anyone who is looking toContinue reading “Memories of Christmas”
During my time in Helsinki I have photographed the Helsinki Cathedral many times but this has to be one of my favorites. I would like to hear your opinion in the comments. Thanks to the unknown man for standing still for the photograph. More photographs from the cathedral can be found in my post Helsinki Cathedral
The National Library of Finland has reopened again after refurbishments. The outside is interesting but the inside is more than just books. The oldest part of the building was designed by C.L Engel, the man behind the Helsinki Cathedral. The library even has its own book cave, kirjaluola in Finnish. See inside HERE.