Helsinki, Finland - Illuminated Cathedral on Senate Square in the Dead of Night

Illuminated Helsinki Cathedral in the Dead of Night, Finland

Helsinki Cathedral is probably the most prominent landmark in the Finnish capital. It was designed in the neoclassical style by the German architect Carl Ludvig Engel and built between 1830 and 1852. When you’re in Helsinki, it is very hard to miss the cathedral because it really dominates the cityscape. It is located on Senate Square, which is in the city centre and not far from the ferry port. […]

Helsinki Skyline as Seen from the Ferry Departing for Tallinn

Helsinki Skyline as Seen from a Ferry, Finland

The Finnish capital city Helsinki is a relatively young city and as such it doesn’t have too many old landmarks. It does, however, have a beautiful and elegant skyline dominated by the Lutheran Helsinki Cathedral with its characteristic domes. I didn’t have much time in Helsinki, as it was just a stop on the way to Tallinn. […]