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Helsinki City Hall (Kaupungintalo), Helsinki

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Government Building
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. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Helsinki holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Helsinki City Hall (Kaupungintalo) and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Like all public buildings in the city, the City Hall is a sober, Neo Classic style. Night is illuminated and yields good pictures.
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  • Landscape banners was especially noticed in the town. Our Saint sea, Park Street, is in the Presidential Palace. Strong formal atmosphere.
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  • This journey that I've been doing by the Nordic countries has called me the attention that these sites are open to everyone in the cities any citizen can come to see him and to be awhile reading something watching a show or relax in their armchairs really of the city and for the city dwellers
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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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