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. 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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  • August 11, 2017
    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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  • July 28, 2017
    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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  • July 1, 2017
    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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  • November 22, 2016
    Been there in the past and it was amazing. Too bad the construction is taking forever
  • December 9, 2016
    Nice simple building, reflective mood of the Finnish people.
  • December 9, 2015
    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.
  • November 12, 2016
    old place
  • January 21, 2014
    never gone, but looks cool

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