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I live in the capital of Finland, Helsinki so here are some pictures :

http://www.nomenal.fi/mruokojo/helsinki/images/117-1791_IMG.jpg

Here you can see part of the Esplanade park & a restauarnt belonging to the Svenska Teattern.

http://www.nomenal.fi/mruokojo/helsinki/images/118-1805_IMG.jpg

The main city square. It's very beautiful at night.

http://www.nomenal.fi/mruokojo/helsinki/images/122-2283_IMG.jpg

Helsinki by sea.

http://www.nomenal.fi/mruokojo/helsinki/images/122-2261_IMG.jpg

The Kaivopuisto park

http://www.cs.helsinki.fi/events/ecmlpkdd/hphs/m/dcp_0257.jpg

Helsinki technology district.

http://www.cs.helsinki.fi/events/ecmlpkdd/hphs/m/dcp_0258.jpg

Nokia headquarters outside Helsinki.

http://www.cs.helsinki.fi/events/ecmlpkdd/hphs/m/dcp_0431.jpg

Hotel Kämp on the Esplanade.



Please post pictures from your home cities. Stockholm, Copenhagen & Oslo, Reykjavík & Torshavn.
 

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The Atheneum museum :
http://www.megabaud.fi/~magda2/photos/78013.jpg

Helsinki Opera house :

http://www.megabaud.fi/~magda2/photos/78005.jpg

Mannerheim statue on Mannerheim Avenue :

http://www.megabaud.fi/~magda2/photos/78015.jpg

Museum of modern art, Kiasma :

http://www.geocities.com/pat_at_cam/TravelPhotos/Suomi/kiasma.jpg

The Jugend Hall building designed by Per Grandstedt :

http://photoweb.lodestone.org/rb/img/1414/2

Th Academic books tore designed by one of the best architechts in the world, Alvar Aalto. I'm not a fan though. Looks quite simple :

http://photoweb.lodestone.org/rb/img/1143/2

Mannerheim Avenue :
http://photoweb.lodestone.org/rb/img/1134/2

Mikko street :
http://photoweb.lodestone.org/rb/img/1247/2

The Presidential Palace :
http://photoweb.lodestone.org/rb/img/1408/2

Esplanade Park :
http://photoweb.lodestone.org/rb/img/1149/2

Sanoma talo & Kiasma by night :
http://photoweb.lodestone.org/photo/show/1542/en

The Old National Theatre :
http://photoweb.lodestone.org/rb/img/1306/2

Stockmann department store. Biggest in Nordic Europe :
http://photoweb.lodestone.org/rb/img/1195/2

Kluuvi katu :
http://photoweb.lodestone.org/photo/show/1240/en

Kämp Galleria on Kluuvi Katu :
http://photoweb.lodestone.org/photo/show/1243/en

Helsinki Central Railway station by night. The building was designed by Saarinen who's son moved to America and designed the new terminal at JFK airport in NY City & the gateway to the west in St. Louis :
http://photoweb.lodestone.org/photo/show/948/en

old street in Helsinki :
http://photoweb.lodestone.org/photo/show/956/en



I'd like to see some photos from other Nordic cities. It's nice to speak about something else for a change.
 

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Daniel , Copenhagen is a great city. Last time I was there was 2 yrs ago. I naturally went to Tivoli & I went on the ghost train and they locked you up in some weird cage. It was very strange.... :rolleyes:

The square that I saw in one of your pictures is magnificent. It's extremely beautiful.

It would be nice to visit Copenhagen this year or perhaps next year & maybe you could act as my guide & show me around. Maybe I'd also have the chance to see FCK play at the Parken Stadium. :tongue:
 

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And then all of us Danes could go to Finland, and sneak out expensive celular phones from Nokia head quarters :tongue:
IMO, Helsinki looks to be a very attractive city, with beutiful buildings. Copenhagen is also nice, though I was supriced to see rådhuspladsen so clean... AND OUTSIDE MCDONALDS!:eekani: last time I was there it was a bit filthy to say the least! :rollani:
 

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Well I just love Copenhagen:heart:. I very much enjoy living in it. It's not as big as Berlin, Paris or London, just nice and cosy:).
 

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Copenhagen is wonderful :)....I love it very much!

Along with Amsterdam, it's my favourite city, as I think there's a special feeling around it. And so it feels even better to support the team that represents the city :proud: :).

Daniel
 

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Amsterdam and Copenhagen are wonderful cities. I'm so lucky to have visited Amsterdam, so I now what I'm talking about;).

DBOY I also feel it:).
 

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About Amsterdam;

it's a city I've only visited once, but it's so tolerant and people are great there. There's a very special vibe there, and I'd really love to go there again soon :). Maybe catch an Ajax match!

I could very well imagine working there in the future or something :).

Da-9-el
 

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Helsinki is a great city to live in. I just love it. The ambiance is great & there is always something to do.

Copenhagen is also a great city. I also like Stockholm. I think each Nordic city has it's own speciality and interesting aspects.
 

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Yeah we have some pretty fine capitals here up north:D. I'm just sad about not having visited nor Olso, Stockholm and Helsinki:(. Well I will some day:).
 

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Muahahhaha :howler: :dielaugh: :D!!!

Kenneth you're the biggest 'bonderøv' you know ;). You live in a small city, on Fyen and most importantly.....you're a BØF fan :eekani:!!

Daniel - who hopes Kee can see the sarcasm...even though I ment some of it. You figure out which part(s)....
 

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I was once in Oslo but it seemed like a small city. But I found it very nice. :)

I've been at least three times to Copenhagen & I've been numerous times to Stockholm.
 

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What are you talking about?

Everyone knows I'm the king of CPH :stuckup:!

Why do you think my name starts with D.......Da maaaan :howler:!

Daniel - who's happy he isn't the king of some crappy village called Gelsted :rolleyes: :tongue: :D....
 

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DBOY said:
Everyone knows I'm the king of CPH :stuckup:!
Poor little Danny:rolleyes::D.

Kee, you're not even better your self. Calling your self the king of Gelsted....:dielaugh:!
 
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