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Taara Army Base

The Taara Army Base is the main Army facility of what used to be called the: Southern Defence District. It accommodates the following units: 2nd Infantry Brigade HQ in Tartu Kuperjanov Infantry Battalion - currently engaged in training the rest o ...

                                               

Tallinn Synagogue

Tallinn Synagogue, also known as Beit Bella Synagogue, is located in Estonias capital city. The privately funded synagogue in central Tallinn was inaugurated on May 16, 2007. The building is an ultramodern, airy structure, which can seat 180 peop ...

                                               

Aalto University Undergraduate Center

Aalto University Undergraduate Center is a building designed by the Architect Alvar Aalto. Originally the building was designed to serve as the main building of the Helsinki University of Technology. Today it is one of the main buildings of the A ...

                                               

Asematunneli

Asematunneli is an underground shopping center connecting the Helsinki Central railway station and City-Center in downtown Helsinki, Finland. The area also has a ticket sales area for the Rautatientori metro station and connections to the nearby ...

                                               

Brinkhall Manor

Brinkhall Manor is a historic manor house on Kakskerta island in the municipality of Turku, Finland. The mansion can trace its history back to the 16th century, when it was owned by Hans Erikson, the commander of Turku Castle, who also owned Brin ...

                                               

BW Tower

BW Tower is an office building located in Lahti, Finland. The building was designed by the Finnish architecture company Arkkitehtipalvelu Oy Jyvaskyla and completed in the end of the year 2015. The name of the building originates from the coat of ...

                                               

Espoo Cultural Centre

The Espoo Cultural Centre is a culture centre in Tapiola, Espoo, Finland. It is most famous for hosting the central library of Tapiola. Near the culture centre is the Tapiola swimming pool and the Tapiola Garden hotel. The Espoo Cultural Centre h ...

                                               

Flamingo, Finland

Flamingo Entertainment Centre is the biggest entertainment centre in the Nordic countries. It is located in Vantaa next to the Jumbo Shopping Centre. Flamingo was opened in 2008 and there is a hotel, variety of entertainment activities and 40 dif ...

                                               

Accountor Tower

Accountor Tower is a high-rise office building located in the Keilaniemi district of Espoo, just outside Helsinki, the capital of Finland. With a height of 84 metres, it is currently the fourth tallest habitable building in Finland. Formerly know ...

                                               

Haukilahti water tower

The Haukilahti water tower is located in Haukilahti in southern Espoo, Finland. The water tower was built in 1968 and owned by the Espoo waterworks. The diameter of the tower is 45.3 m and its volume is 4000 m³. The height of the tower is 45.3 m ...

                                               

Heikintori

Heikintori is a shopping centre in Tapiola, Espoo, Finland. Heikintori is the 2nd oldest shopping centre in the entire country of Finland. It includes many shops including clothes and electronics shops, many restaurants, and a barbers shop. There ...

                                               

Hermia (Finland)

Hermia is a science park near Tampere University of Technology. Hermia is located in Hervanta, a suburb of Tampere, Finland. Hermia is also acting as a technology centre for its region. Hermia offers office space and facilities for both small tec ...

                                               

Hvittrask

Hvittrask was designed to be a studio home for the members of the Finnish architecture firm Gesellius, Lindgren, and Saarinen. It later became the private residence of Eliel Saarinen. It is located about 30 kilometers west of Helsinki in Kirkkonu ...

                                               

Innopoli

Innopoli is a large office building in the district of Otaniemi, Espoo, Finland, near the main campus of the Aalto University. Innopoli provides housing for many newly founded Information Technology companies, and some well-known, successful comp ...

                                               

Jumbo shopping centre

Jumbo shopping centre, commonly referred to as simply Jumbo, is a shopping center in Vantaa, Finland. With its gross leasable area of 86.100 square metres, it is the largest shopping center in Vantaa and the third largest in Finland. Jumbo was co ...

                                               

Kaapelitehdas

Kaapelitehdas is a famous building in Salmisaari, Helsinki, near the bridge to Lauttasaari. It was redeveloped from its industrial use into a cultural centre which hosts artists studios, three museums, activities and events.

                                               

Lautiosaari (railway junction)

Lautiosaari is a railway junction in the city of Kemi in Finland. The junction is located approximately two kilometers north from Kemi railway station on Oulu–Tornio main line where the Elijarvi branch line diverges from the main line. The juncti ...

                                               

Mall of Tripla

Mall of Tripla is a shopping mall in Keski-Pasila, Helsinki, Finland. The mall, along with a rebuilt railway station, opened in 17 October 2019. With a gross leasable floor area of 85.000 square metres, Mall of Tripla is the sixth-largest shoppin ...

                                               

Messukeskus Helsinki

Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre is the biggest and best-known convention center in Finland. It is located in the capital city of Helsinki, in the district of Pasila, a short walk northwards from the Pasila railway station. Messuk ...

                                               

Mylly

Mylly is a shopping centre in Raisio, Finland. The shopping centre has bit over a hundred shops, banks, and other services on an area of around 83.000 square metres, and is as such the largest shopping centre in the Turku region and fourth larges ...

                                               

Myyrmanni

Myyrmanni is a shopping center located at the Myyrmaki suburb of Vantaa, Finland. The center was built in the early 1990s and it has over 90 stores and 1.100 parking spaces. From the center of Helsinki Myyrmanni is best reached by bus 411 or by P ...

                                               

Numlahti Manor

Numlahti Manor is a manor house and mansion located in Nurmijarvi, close to the villages of Valkjarvi and Numlahti. The Numlahti Manor is the oldest manor of Nurmijarvi.

                                               

Nyrola Observatory

Nyrola Observatory is an amateur astronomical observatory in Finland. It is owned and operated by the astronomical association Jyvaskylan Sirius ry, and located in the countryside village of Nyrola near Jyvaskyla. Discoveries: asteroid 22978 Nyro ...

                                               

Orivirran saarto

Orivirran saarto is a ruin of a 16th-century fortress located in Savonranta, Finland. It is believed to be built some time between 1540 and 1550 and was used until the beginning of the 17th century. Its status was to be an early warning for the S ...

                                               

Panoraama

Panoraama is a 53 metres tall gyro tower at the Linnanmaki amusement park in Helsinki, Finland. Panoraama was built in 1987 by Intamin and offers capacity for 400 visitors per hour. Its previous name was Panorama, but the name was changed to Pano ...

                                               

Pitkasilta

The Pitkasilta is a bridge in Helsinki, Finland, connecting the districts of Kruununhaka and Siltasaari. It was completed in 1912 by the design of the architect Runar Eklund. Pitkasilta is one of the best known landmarks of Helsinki. The bridges ...

                                               

Rapola Castle

Rapola hill fort is a hill fort in Saaksmaki in the municipality of Valkeakoski, Finland. Its walls have circled an area of 58 000 square meters and it is the biggest hill fort found in Finland. In 1921 senator and archaeologist Julius Ailio rais ...

                                               

Sahkotalo

Sahkotalo is the name of the building located in the Kamppi district of central Helsinki, which serves as the headquarters of HELEN, the municipal energy company of the city of Helsinki. The building was designed by Alvar Aalto. Construction star ...

                                               

Sello

Sello is a shopping mall in the Leppavaara, Espoo, Finland. The mall contains more than 170 shops and services including a concert hall and a library. The Sello is separated into three parts: the oldest part finished in 2002, the second part fini ...

                                               

Tampere City Hall

The Tampere City Hall is a Neo-Renaissance building in Tampere, Finland, situated at the edge of the Tampere Central Square. The current city hall was built in 1890 and was designed by Georg Schreck. The palacial building has many halls and the c ...

                                               

Tampere Orthodox Church

Tampere Orthodox Church is an Eastern Orthodox church in Tampere, Finland, located in the Kyttala city district. It is dedicated to Saint Alexander Nevsky and to Saint Nicholas. Tampere Orthodox Church was completed in 1899 to the design of the R ...

                                               

Tampere Workers Hall

Tampere Workers Hall is a conference and congress centre in Tampere, Finland. It was built in 1900 by the Tampere Workers Society as a Peoples House for the local working-class. The building has been expanded twice, in 1912 after the design of th ...

                                               

Tapiola swimming pool

The Tapiola swimming pool is a swimming pool centre in the district of Tapiola in Espoo, Finland. The centre was designed by Aarne Ervi and built in 1965. The building was renovated by Arkkitehdit NRT, and the renovation was completed in the 2000 ...

                                               

Tieto Keilalahti Campus

Tieto Keilalahti Campus is the head office building of Tieto, located in Keilaniemi, Espoo, just outside Helsinki, the capital of Finland.

                                               

Veljekset Keskinen

Veljekset Keskinen is a department store in Tuuri, Alavus, Finland. It receives over 6 million customers per year, and is the largest department store in Finland. The store is a tourist attraction as well as a regular department store. There is a ...

                                               

Vermo

Vermo is the main harness racing track of Finland, opened in 1977. It is located in the Leppavaara district of Espoo, but is officially regarded as the racecourse of the neighbouring Helsinki. Length of the track is 1000 metres and width 24–26 me ...

                                               

Villa Skeppet

Villa Skeppet is a home designed by the Finnish modernist architect Alvar Aalto for his friends Christine and Goran Schildt in Ekenas, Finland. The building was constructed in 1969–1970 and was the last home he designed. Today Villa Skeppet is ow ...

                                               

Vorå runes

The Vorå runes were found in the municipality of Vorå, Finland. between 1978 and 1982. They are rock carvings, found in two separate locations, in an area of marsh and forest area of approximately 7-9 km from the municipal centre of Vorå. The eng ...

                                               

Wanha Satama

Wanha Satama is an exhibition centre in Helsinki, Finland. Wanha Satama is located in Katajanokka, a maritime district just east of the city centre. In Katajanokka, it is located very near the seaside and close to the Viking Line terminal. The Wa ...

                                               

World Trade Center (Helsinki)

The World Trade Center Helsinki is a world trade center for financial companies and bureaus, located in central Helsinki, Finland. The building is located on Aleksanterinkatu very close to the main building of the University of Helsinki and to th ...

                                               

World Trade Center (Turku)

The World Trade Center Turku is a world trade center for financial companies and bureaus, located in central Turku, Finland. The building is located on Linnankatu. the WTC Turku is located within a walking distance to the Port of Turku. In 2018 W ...

                                               

Ancienne Laiterie de Madame

The Ancienne Laiterie de Madame is a dairy built by Jean-François-Therese Chalgrin in 1780 for Marie Josephine Louise of Savoy, spouse of Louis XVIII of France located in Versailles.

                                               

Aubette (building)

Aubette is a historical building on Place Kleber in Strasbourg, France. It was built by Jacques-François Blondel in 1765–1772. In 1926, three avant-garde artists Theo van Doesburg, Sophie Taeuber-Arp and Jean Arp were commissioned by Paul and Adr ...

                                               

Bastide Bel-Air

The Bastide Bel-Air is a historic bastide in Aix-en-Provence, France. It is located on the chemin des Platanes in the northern section of Aix-en-Provence, in southeastern France. The bastide was built in the second half of the 18th century. It ha ...

                                               

Bastide dOrcel

The Bastide dOrcel is a historic bastide in Aix-en-Provence, France. It is located on the route de Galice in Aix-en-Provence, in southeastern France. The bastide was completed in 1777, a decade before the French Revolution of 1789. It has been li ...

                                               

Bastide de la Guillermy

The Bastide de la Guillermy is a historic bastide in Les Aygalades, a neighbourhood in the 15th arrondissement of Marseille, France. It was built in the 17th century, making it one of the oldest buildings in Marseille.

                                               

Bastide du Jas de Bouffan

The bastide was built circa 1750 for Gaspard Trupheme, an Advisor to the Court of Audits. He hired architect Georges Vallon, who designed many other historic buildings in the centre of Aix. The bastide is surrounded by a private garden with ponds ...

                                               

Fort of Beauregard (Besançon)

After two wars in 1674 when Louis XIV of France took the city from the Spanish, and in 1814 when Austria declared war on Napoleon I, the French military decided to build a fort on Bregille hill, to defend the old city of Besançon. This hill is hi ...

                                               

Besançon Astronomical Observatory

The Besançon Astronomical Observatory is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the Centre national de la recherche scientifique. It is located in Besançon, France. In the past, the Besançon Observatory participated in assessing and ra ...

                                               

La Bluette

La Bluette is one of French architect Hector Guimards existent buildings. La Bluette is a villa built in 1899 for Prosper Grivelle, a lawyer from Paris. The house is located at 272 Rue du Pre de lIsle, in Hermanville-sur-Mer, Calvados, Normandy, ...