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Helsinki – attractions

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Attractions of Interest to Children The Theatre Museum Kaapelitehdas (Cable factory), Tallberginkatu 1 G. Exhibitions open: Tue–Sun 12–19, Mon closed. Exhibitions devoted to Finnish theatre and magic. Children can also borrow the costumes and wear them in their own stage productions. www.teatterimuseo.fi/english/index.html   Finnish Museum of Natural History Pohjoinen Rautatiekatu 13. Open: Mon-Fri 9-17. Sat-Sun […]

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Helsinki – city info and events

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Main information Population City: 560,000; Total population in the Helsinki Region: 1,187,195 Language Finnish & Swedish: Finnish, the principal language, is of Finno-Ugric origin: related to Estonian with distant links to Hungarian. The form of Swedish spoken in Finland is Finlandssvenska (Finland’s Swedish.) In most of Finland signs and street names are in Finnish and Swedish. English is also […]