Parliament of Finland, Helsinki

3.5
Government Building · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Get an introduction to the country's political environment on a guided tour of Parliament of Finland, housed in a modern neoclassical building. As you approach, you'll immediately notice the 14 simplified columns that dominate the cubical structure made of red granite and featuring Corinthian capitals. Inside the building, the five floors contain governmental offices that serve a wide range of purposes, plus rooms for cafeterias, galleries, and media spaces. Depending on the day of your visit, you can take a guided tour of the building or watch parliament in session. Check the website for information regarding available tours. Start your trip to Helsinki by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • The Parliament House is the seat of the Parliament of Finland. It is located in the district of Töölö. Construction began in 1926 and it was completed in 1931. It consists of five distinctly...  more »
  • A very interesting building. Very massive on the outside, but the interesting thing to see is the inside, you have to book a tour well in advance though. The building was fully renovated a couple of....  more »
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  • Very nice place located in the center of Helsinki on a high place.
  • We toured only the outside. It is a lovely building with some unique architectural elements. The stonework on the path in front is symmetrical and pretty. The columns of the building make for great backdrops for your pictures, as do the stairs in front. Take a stroll to admire all the little features.

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