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Helsinki

looking out over the Baltic from Tallinn...
looking out over the Baltic from Tallinn...
...here comes our ferry!
...here comes our ferry!
a 19th c. market hall in the Helsinki harbor...
a 19th c. market hall in the Helsinki harbor...
...and some of the interesting fish items inside
...and some of the interesting fish items inside
another market outside: fresh peas on sale!
another market outside: fresh peas on sale!
this is the historic market area on the harbor
this is the historic market area on the harbor
off into the neighborhoods around the waters edge...
off into the neighborhoods around the waters edge...
...to look at the architecture
...to look at the architecture
the Uspenski orthodox cathedral on a rocky hill
the Uspenski orthodox cathedral on a rocky hill
inside, the decor is a gentle 19th c. style
inside, the decor is a gentle 19th c. style
back at the water's edge...
back at the water's edge...
...crossing a bridge with love locks
...crossing a bridge with love locks
in the distance, the city cathedral (and emblem)
in the distance, the city cathedral (and emblem)
one of the many trams en route thru the old town
one of the many trams en route thru the old town
Senate square, in front of the cathedral
Senate square, in front of the cathedral
a view of the square from the cathedral steps
a view of the square from the cathedral steps
back on the streets again
back on the streets again
downtown, the national theatre
downtown, the national theatre
deco elements in the central train station, tower...
deco elements in the central train station, tower...
...and facade
...and facade
north of the downtown, the Sibelius monument
north of the downtown, the Sibelius monument
some interesting views from underneath
some interesting views from underneath
it's popular with the tour groups!
it's popular with the tour groups!
back downtown
back downtown
a colorful ending to our visit...
a colorful ending to our visit...
... a temporary outdoor exhibit by Finnish artist Kaarina Kaikkonen
... a temporary outdoor exhibit by Finnish artist Kaarina Kaikkonen
pano: Senate square from the cathedral
pano: Senate square from the cathedral
pano: at the Sibelius monument
pano: at the Sibelius monument