Monument to Emperor Alexander II, erected in 1894 which was13 years after his assassination. The yellow building at the back is the main part of the University of Helsinki.
Helsingin tuomiokirkko (Helsinki Cathedral)
The Cathedral's front is a great place to eat lunch and chat for the locals.
The pipe organ inside the Cathedral.
Beautiful chandelier inside the Cathedral.
The Cathedral's altar.
The Alexander II monument again. This time, a Seagull sits on his head.
Blue skies over Helsinki's Senate Square.
For fun facts, the Senate Square was used:
- in the movie Reds (1981) with Warren Beatty
- in the movie The Kremlin Letter (1970) with John Huston
- in the movie Night on Earth (1991) with Jim Jarmusch
- as opening for the music video Sandstorm by Darude