Finland has many historical attractions that add to its unspoiled natural surroundings to make it an ideal destination.
1- Suomenlinna Fortress
It is the world’s largest sea fortress of the18th century. It was built in 1847 and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
2- Kauppatori and Esplanadi
This place is a popular open-air market of local farmers, craftsmen, food producers, and fishermen, who sell directly from their boats. It is a historic market since 1889 which is protected by tarps and tents in the winter.
3- Rovaniemi and the Arctic
The arctic circle is famous for its midnight sun in summers. Since the sun stays above the horizon for a full 24 hours. It is a center of a vast natural area of rushing rivers for canoeing, swimming, or fishing, with trails alongside them for hiking and cycling.
4- Helsinki Churches
This place has western Europe’s largest Orthodox church, its interior glowing with gold, icons, crosses, altars, and intricately decorated arches. The view of the palace from the hills is directly behind the harbor and an equally visible landmark to those approaching Helsinki by sea.
5- Aland Archipelago
They are an autonomous archipelago between Sweden and Finland. It has few large islands and nearly 10,000 smaller ones. The place is epitome of beautiful landscapes. These lovely landscapes make it a favorite among artists and tourists, who arrive by boat from Turku and Stockholm.
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