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The Parliament House, Helsinki

(3.2/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web)
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. To visit The Parliament House on your holiday in Helsinki, and find out what else Helsinki has to offer, use our Helsinki itinerary builder.
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  • Located close to other major attractions of the city. Walking distance from Museum of contemporary arts & Railway central station. was under construction. 
  • We were unaware and did not find out on the website but the building was, as of July 2016, closed to visitors. This should be displayed prominently on their website but it was not. It was an unpleasan...  more »
  • I think they are preparing for the 100th anniversary in 2017 - so there is a lot of work going on. Be nice if you are here in 2017 but not so great in 2016!!! It is what it is - at least they had it c...  more »
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  • 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.
  • never gone, but looks cool
  • old place
  • great
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