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  • Address: Mannerheimintie 13e, Helsinki 00100, Finland
  • Hours: Open Mon - Fri 7:30am - 5pm. Tour availability varies
  • Admission: Adults: € 10.50, Children: € 8.50

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Finlandia Hall (Finlandiatalo)

Finlandia Hall (or Finlandiatalo) is Helsinki's concert and congress hall. It is also an architecture masterpiece by famous Finnish architect Alvar Aalto (1898 - 1976) who was sometimes referred to as the Father of Modernism. In Helsinki, Aalto wanted to realize the major plan for a grand square and avenue flanked by cultural buildings, including the Parliament Building, first thought of by Eliel Saarinen in 1917 when Finland became independent of Russia. He drew plans for a grand center to Helsinki in 1961 and modified them in 1964 and 1971; you could say the city was a lifelong project of his.

Finlandia Hall was designed in 1962 and built between 1967 and 1972. The congress wing followed in 1973 - 75. For Aalto it was a major part of realizing his grand plan. The building shows many of his ongoing concerns - few right angles, design around existing trees on the site, the use of Italian marble and Finnish granite. The building is worth visiting but you can only do so on a guided tour, held on irregular days in the afternoons - check the website for dates.

Practical Info

Trams 4, 7 and 10 go to Finlandia Hall, get off at the stop for the National Museum.

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Private Guided Helsinki City Tour, Helsinki, null
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Private Guided Helsinki City Tour

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Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

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Private Half-Day Tour of Helsinki and Suomenlinna Sea Fortress, Helsinki, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Private Half-Day Tour of Helsinki and Suomenlinna Sea Fortress

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Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

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Helsinki Grand Tour including Panorama Sightseeing Tour and Canal Cruise, Helsinki, Private ... 
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Helsinki Grand Tour including Panorama Sightseeing Tour and Canal Cruise

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Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

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Private 3-Hour Helsinki Walking Tour, Helsinki, Day Cruises
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Private 3-Hour Helsinki Walking Tour

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Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

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Helsinki Small-Group Walking Tour, Helsinki, Full-day Tours
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Duration: Flexible

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Helsinki Sustainable City Tour by Tram and Subway, Helsinki, Walking Tours
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Helsinki Panorama Sightseeing Audio Tour, Helsinki, Sustainable Tours
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Helsinki Panorama Sightseeing Audio Tour

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Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

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Helsinki Sightseeing Tour With a Live Guide

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Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

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Private Helsinki Walking Tour, Helsinki, Bus & Minivan Tours
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