STX Europe (formerly Aker Yards Oy)is an international shipbuilding group which aims to be the leading builder of cruise and offshore vessels. STX Finland Cruise Oy has three yards in Finland, situated in the cities of Turku, Helsinki and Rauma.
The Helsinki Fair Centre is the largest fair and conference venue in Finland. It attracts yearly over a million visitors to trade fairs, conferences, banquets, concerts, training sessions, meetings and other events.
The Presidential Palace in Helsinki (in Finnish Presidentinlinna; in Swedish Presidentens slott), is one of the official residences in Helsinki of the President of the Republic of Finland. It is situated on the north side of Esplanadi, overlooking Market Square.
Possibly the best-preserved pre-WWII international airport in the world, Helsinki-Malmi Airport in Finland has been selected twice (2003 and 2005) to the global List of 100 Most Endangered Sites by the World Monuments Fund. The Airport as a whole is also catalogued in the list of built cultural environments of national significance and in the Finnish selection of the international DoCoMoMo work...
Fort Kuivasaari belongs to Finland and located on a Kuivasaari island in the Gulf of Finland in the Baltic sea. It has strategic position near a Helsinki - capital city of Finland.
Word "kuivasaari" means - dry island. Good joke because the island is very rare to dry from a rain. Fortunately it was a rain break during our visit there so picture above is clear.
The Helsinki University Library is one of the best-known examples of early 19th century neoclassicism in Finland. Special emphasis was placed on fire safety. Engel prepared three proposals for the building and the tsar choose the most monumental of these. Engel distinctively combined classical motifs and references to antiquity in the building's exterior and interior. The symmetry of the librar...
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