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Destination: Helsinki. Finland in the Summer. Note: Sound clips will only play if the sound file resides on the computer that is showing the presentation. What a Wonderful Place To Be. Long hours of sunshine in the summer bring outdoor dining and arts festival to the city Visit Galleries - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Destination: HelsinkiFinland in the Summer

Note: Sound clips will only play if the sound file resides on the computer that is showing the presentation.1What a Wonderful Place To BeLong hours of sunshine in the summer bring outdoor dining and arts festival to the cityVisitGalleriesBookstoresConcert HallsTheatresAttend the Night of the Arts free to the public in early September

12/12/2010Finland in the Summer22The CityRich HistoryDates back to 1550Capital established in 1809Old CitySenate Square and other buildings designed in neoclassical style of the 1800sTrams provide a warm, cheap, and comfortable way of exploring the cityHome to approximately 874,953 inhabitants

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3EventsHelsinki FestivalIncludes the Helsinki Filharmonia and Finnish Philharmonic ChoirThe Helsinki Marathon Watch along the citys waterways and streets

12/12/2010Finland in the Summer44SightseeingSuomenlinna, a living historic island village13-minute ferry ride from downtownHas small museums, cafes, art galleries, and a beachKauppatori, the most famous outdoor marketWalking tours available from the Helsinki Tourist Association

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5Other Places of Interest12/12/2010Finland in the Summer66Where to StayThe 48-room Lord Hotel, decorated with Art Nouveau murals and unusual architectural features The 420-room Grand Marina on the harborThe 200-room Strand Inter-Continental, a luxurious hotel

12/12/2010Finland in the Summer7Rates are 50% lower in the summer 7Where To EatThe following restaurants serve Finnish fare:Valhalla, located on Suomenlinna, a short ferry ride from townKosmos serves excellent Finnish, Russian, and French dishesElite serves the citys arts and theatre crowd12/12/2010Finland in the Summer8

8Growth In Tourism12/12/2010Finland in the Summer99Helpful StatisticsPopulationCity: 874,953Weather in AugustHigh - 68Low - 53Days w/rain -15HotelRoom for two: $285.00

DinnerFor one with tax and tip - $38.00TaxiUpon entry - $3.98Additional km - $1.05From airport - $28.30Car RentalPer day - $148.25

12/12/2010Finland in the Summer1010Visit Finland in the SummerCultureFunAdventureBeautiful SightsGreat Food

12/12/2010Finland in the Summer11Finland:A Place to Discover!11Photos of Finland12Things to See and Do

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Traditional Dancers13Summer in Helsinki

Summer in Helsinki

Fishing in Finland14