It is no wonder that the members of Töölö congregation are proud of their magnificent church; this is no doubt ... More
Töölö Church (Töölön Kirkko)
It is no wonder that the members of Töölö congregation are proud of their magnificent church; this is no doubt one of the pearls of Helsinki. The white asceticism of the basilica with its conspicuous belfry suits the atmosphere of the Töölö area to perfection. Designed by Hilding Ekelund in 1930, it represents the Classicism of the 1920s, a phase preliminary to Functionalism. Services are held in Finnish at 10a and in Swedish at 1p on Sundays and Christian holidays. You can get here on trams 4 or 10 from the Helsinki city centre.
The Old Church Park is one of Helsinki's most beautiful parks. Its elm trees provide a haven for people to
rest under during their hectic days. In the eighteenth century, the park housed a cemetery, the final resting place ...
The Old Church is not only the oldest but perhaps also the most beautiful church in Helsinki. The small, white
and peacefully plain building is located in one of the prettiest parks in Helsinki. Construction began in the 1820s ...
If you're not content with taking the ordinary bus tour of the city, why not admire Helsinki's sights from a
different perspective. The boat tours arranged by Royal Line let you enjoy the city by sea. Two such tours ...