The Parliament House, Helsinki

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Get an introduction to the country's political environment on a guided tour of The Parliament House, housed in a modern neoclassical building. As you approach, you'll immediately notice the 14 simplified columns that dominate the cubical structure made of red granite and featuring Corinthian capitals. Inside the building, the five floors contain governmental offices that serve a wide range of purposes, plus rooms for cafeterias, galleries, and media spaces. Depending on the day of your visit, you can take a guided tour of the building or watch parliament in session. Check the website for information regarding available tours. Plan a trip to Helsinki easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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  • The five-storey building, which is the Finnish Parliament Eduskunta is one of the most majestic and monumental in Helsinki. It was constructed in the early 30-ies of the last century in a mixed neoclassical and modernist. Buildings have installed monuments three former Finnish Presidents. For more than a year here is being renovated, all in scaffolding and material, so was unable to climb the building..
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  • Parliament is now being renovated, so there is nothing to see that. Forests, gullies, collated steps ... Next store expensive Finnish down-padded coat)))
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  • Nice to visit in the old job. Meeting room booking was smooth, the service always plays early, the food is good, and not mmitään.
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  • Located next to one of the main avenues. Stunning building.
  • Not bad Parliament House 🏡
  • Been there in the past and it was amazing. Too bad the construction is taking forever
  • Nice simple building, reflective mood of the Finnish people.
  • Been to this place both inside and outside. What's special about it is the statue immediately behind the chairpersons' seats: mom's buttocks facing the audience.

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