Helsinki City Hall (Kaupungintalo), Helsinki

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Housed in a former hotel from 1833, Helsinki City Hall (Kaupungintalo) represents a modern blend of classical elements, contemporary interior spaces, and glass facades. Today the building houses the mayor's office and city council meeting facilities, and it hosts concerts and movie screenings. Visit the building to see its changing art exhibits. At the information center you can pick up maps and brochures to help you determine where to go next. The site offers a coat check, so leave your wraps before wandering through the building. To visit Helsinki City Hall (Kaupungintalo) on your trip to Helsinki, use our Helsinki trip app .
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  • Helsinki City Hall was built some 200 years ago. Its construction was part of downtown decorations program. This project was developed by architect Angel. He gives the building a very stylish look. Later, built inside the City Hall, but the interface and maintain historic appearance. Banquets, etc.
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  • The main administrative building in Helsinki. Situated on the market square promenade. It was built in the mid-19-century as a hotel, and in the beginning of 20-th century it was transferred to the needs of urban governance. Now here is the city administration information center, art gallery Virka Galleria as well as electronic library catalogues. The entrance to the Town Hall free of charge.
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  • central place, near the old port and the old market. the facade is austere, but the Interior is stranger-friendly
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  • The Bonk Industries exhibition was out of this world. Make sure to google Bonk Industries as you leave, with their free wifi. Best art exhibition I've ever seen by so much. Descriptions are the best.
  • Attended a nice function here. And per Martin Lunn's review have added some Bonk pictures!
  • Pretty eye-catching building which houses the mayor's office.
  • The city hall provides shelter just to Homeless with documents from Helsinki. Quite discriminating.
  • Fine from the balcony of the City Hall, the Interior of the great and great views of the market square.
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