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18 Best Things To Do In Finland, Europe

Happiest country in the world, Finland is an expensive place to visit but  will make you fall in love with its stunning Lapland, northern light, pretty Nordic lakes, wildlife,  Scandinavian food, impressive architecture and its strong vodkas.
Helsinki Cathedral, Finland
Helsinki Cathedral is situated at the heart of Helsinki, Finland. The cathedral overlooks on the Senate Square, making it look more like a government building than a cathedral. The interiors are basic but surely a place to visit.
Situated in Rovaniemi, Finland, Arktikum is a science center and museum. The center gives you a deep understanding about the northern nature, culture, and history. You get to know everything about the arctic lifestyle, great place for adults as well as children.
One of the Finnish National Gallery, Ateneum is a art museum with biggest classical art collection of Finland. You get to see the history of Finland through art, a spacious, quite and well organized museum that you should not miss.
Another part of Finnish National Gallery, Kiasma is a contemporary art museum standing on Mannerheimintie in Helsinki, Finland. The building structure is itself very interesting inside out worth a visit.
Koli National Park
In the municipalities of Joensuu, in the North Karelia, Finland is the Koli National Park. A great place for hiking trails with breathtaking and stunning views. A place with beautiful and peaceful lakes and in winter offers you with great skiing experience.
Linnanmaki is a non profitable theme park in Helsinki, Finland, that raises funds for the Finnish child welfare work. In a small area is the oldest amusement park of Finland, that offers you with wide variety of rides.
Market Square
At the heart of Helsinki is the Market square, there is a local market on every saturday, where you get to enjoy and taste local salmon soup and reindeer burger at cheap rate. And on first friday of the month there is showcase of old American cars.
Nuuksio National Park
Very near to the capital of Finland is the Nuuksio National Park where you can get lost into the mesmerizing nature of Finland the lakes, green forests and steep cliffs.
An ancient 3 tower castle from the 15th century built on an island in the Kyrönsalmi. The castle is now house to castle museum and displays artifacts from the castle, icons and religious artifacts.
Ranua Zoo
Second northernmost zoo in the world, Ranua Zoo is home to 50 wild animal species with 200 animals, including lynx, brown bears and wolves. A place to visit as there is artificial snow for Finland's only polar bear.
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus village is an amusement park in Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland that is on list of many adventure seekers in the world. The place is famous for its Arctic circle, Santa Claus's Office, Santa's House of snowmobiles and the world famous northern lights.
Santa Park
An angelic Christmas theme park, Santa Park is situated in Lapland, Finland. It is said that Santa comes from Lapland, making it a popular tourist destination.
Seurasaari Island, Helsinki, Finland
Came into fame for its Open Air Museum, the museum has wooden structure that are brought from else where and kept here. A delightful place to get some fresh air and to feed nuts to the squirrels.
Sibelius Monument
It is located in Sibelius Park, a monument made by Eila Hiltunen.The monument is a good representation of Jean Sibelius' music.
An island to explore and see things that makes you go awe. Just 15 mins from Helsinki, Suomenlinna is a fairy tale place where you see rabbits hopping around, a mesmerizing walk by sea side and what not. Plan a trip to this island to escape the city life.
Temppeliaukio Church
This Lutheran church is also know as Church of the Rock or Rock Church, as it was carved out of a solid rock. The interior of the churuch is perfect combination of nature and made made. A haven in middle of town that gives you a serene experience.
Turku Castle
Largest surviving medieval building, Turku Castle situated in Turku, Finland. Though the exteriors are not very appealing but the interiors take you to the past, not an ordinary castle but a castle with huge history.
Uspenski Cathedral
Main cathedral of Orthodox Church of Finland as it is dedicated to Dormition of the Theotokos. This cathedral is a stunning piece of architecture, situated on the hillside on the Katajanokka peninsula