Finland is one of the finest Scandinavian countries where you can spend your holidays. The country might be small in terms of land area, but here you can find natural attractions in galore. Till the year 1950, the country was an agrarian economy, but in the subsequent years, the country made rapid development and developed itself in terms of education, lifestyle as well as economic development.
While on the Scandinavian holidays, you must pay a visit to Finland. This country is home to some of the most amazing places on earth and you will enjoy a gala timer here, whether you come here with your spouse or with family. There are as many as 30 airlines that fly to this country. Air Baltic and Norwegian Air Shuttle connect many nearby towns and cities situated near Finland in the country. People staying in Russia can also board a train from Moscow, which takes about 15 hours to reach there.
You can begin your tour around the country by visiting The Fortress of Suomenlinna. The fort exemplifies the beautiful portrayal of European Military architecture. It is said that the fort was constructed in order to protect the people of the city from enemies. It takes a total of 15 minutes to explore the fortress. The fort is also said to offer protection to all its citizens since the 18th century.
Lapland is another place in Finland which kids are going to love. This is the place where Santa Claus is said to have resided. An amusement park has also been established in the name of Santa Claus here. A thick blanket of snow covers the place all round the year thus making this place an anytime visit. One can enjoy playing different kind of snow sports here such as snowboarding or skiing. The most fascinating experience is to go on a safari while riding on a reindeer.
Finland is also home to one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The old Rauma Town made it to the list of the UNESCO sites for its splendid display of the ancient wooden architecture. The place has the fifth largest port of the town and has got a number of tourist attractions like Franciscan Monastery and the Catholic Church. Every year, more than six million tons of shipment is done.
The Helsinki Cathedral is located in Helsinki and was built in the year 1917. The cathedral was constructed as a mark of respect for King Nicholas I. The attraction of the place is its beautifully built architecture which consists of a green dome and the other small domes which were built according to the style of the neoclassical era.
If you want to have some adventure at night in the darkness, you can enjoy yourself at Kaamos. In Finland, the sun doe not rise for two months. Though there is no absolute darkness, but you can enjoy the twilight by going for a ski or any other winter sports. You will not find any other interesting places in the world other than Finland where you can enjoy the maximum with your friends and family.
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