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Wandering off in scenic Finland in its beauty

The heritage and the cuisine are a great attractor

A Nordic country, Finland shares its land borders with Sweden, Russia, Norway, the Gulf of Bothnia, and the Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea. The country is a mesmerizing mix of cultures and traditions that flow from all corners. Adding charm to the country is its capital and the largest city, Helsinki. The capital city should be a must on a travellers list as it has a lifetime of vibrant experiences to offer. Right from the lively art-filled cities to the depths of the boreal forests, Finland is a known famous corner for travellers of Europe. Not only are the country’s cultural and historical attractions its USP, but the unspoiled natural surroundings make it an ideal vacation destination. Read on, and you will find places to visit on your travel to Finland.

Rovaniemi and the Arctic

The town of Rovaniemi is a must, and a fascinating visit as the Arctic Circle runs across this town, therefore, earning itself the name – ‘Gateway to the Arctic’. This town is a beauty to behold during the summer as one gets to witness the famous Midnight Sun, as the sun only stays above the horizon for a full 24 hours here. And locals make the best of this time, and you will find them out and about enjoying the outdoors through these White Nights. You can also join them in the adventure. For nature lovers, there are options like canoeing, swimming, or fishing, hiking, and cycling.

Helsinki Churches

This capital and largest city of Finland is famous for its ancient and unique churches that attract thousands of tourists throughout the year. There are the top two cathedrals and one of them being a landmark of modern architecture. The Uspensky Orthodox Cathedral is a must-visit merely for its 13 green-topped spires ending in gold cupolas.

Northern Lights

Nothing matches the joy of witnessing the Northern Lights once in a lifetime. And Finland is one of the best places in the world for seeing these lights running across the sky. The best time is between September and March.

Other places to visit in Finland are Oulu, Hameenlinna, Aland, Sibelius Monument, Nuuksio National Park, Tampere, Levi, Aland Archipelago, Finnish Lakeland, Rovaniemi, Turku, Porvoo, Lake Saimaa and Savonlinna, Vaasa, Tampere, Åland Archipelago, Santa Claus Village, Lemmenjoki National Park, Skiing or Ride a Dogsled, Suomenlinna Fortress, Kauppatori (Market Square) and Esplanadi, and lastly shop in the Design District.

Nirtika Pandita

A follower of Master Oogway, living by his words of Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery and today is a gift, which is why it is called the ‘Present’, I am trying to master the art of now. Keeping that in the center I am combining my professional prowess as a writer and nerves of a gastronaut to conquer the Saha world.
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