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The National Library of Finland, Helsinki

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  • Built in the middle of the 19th century, it was very modern at the time- airy, with many levels and spaces for the books and architectural details to delight the eye. Corinthian columns, trompe l'oeil...  more »
  • Said that people always in Finland who quietly knowledge from reading learn yourself. Feel the meaning of white stone, not building, regardless of position, welcomed everyone to.
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  • If you find yourself near a salto...ne Cathedral is worth ... Lovely internally is considered the most beautiful building constructed by architect Engel in Senado square.
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  • The books are really available which is not always the case in that kind of library. It is not the biggest but still feels quite important and I found the atmosphere really matching what you would expect from a library.
  • If you're in Helsinki, be sure to visit the library. It is on the Senate square next to the Cathedral, main entrance from the street Unioninkatu 36. But now, because of repairs, Fabianinkatu Street entrance to-35, running parallel. The main building of the promise opened after renovation in March 2016. First of all, it's free and without any of your documents, without burning. Just come in the locker room leaving my coat and bag-and pass. Secondly, you find yourself in the historical building of 1845, architect Carl Ludvig Engel, Nicholas I asserted the project, and the building was a political idea: architectural means of emphasizing political relationship with Russia, specifically, with St. Petersburg. Annex "Rotunda" 1902-1906 (architect Karl Gustav Nystrom). Thirdly, you have the opportunity to read a book in Russian. Books of pre-revolutionary publications are on the shelves and you can easily take any of them, sitting behind a table and read. From 1809 to 1917 years Finland was part of the Russian Empire as an autonomous Grand Duchy of Finland. During this period, Finland won the right to keep their own copies of all printed matter published in Russia. Thanks to its many revenues from Russia, in Finland formed one of the largest collections of pre-revolutionary literature into Russian and the languages of other ethnic groups of the Russian Empire. All of these books to this day used by scientists from all over the world and manufacturers of facsimile editions.
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  • I feel like a ylikirjastonhoitajan. Once I looked at the satavuotisnäyttelyä of the Finnish comic strip Max and Moritz, for which the duo's memory.
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  • I advise to visit, there are beautiful and interesting
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