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Impressive government building in the heart of Helsinki!

A very impressive building located adjacent to the Senate Square in the heart of Helsinki. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
TonyC216
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Impressive Building

This very large building can be easily seen while at Senate Square, The size and structure are very... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
jlantern3
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Columbia, South Carolina
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

The Senate Building is also known as Finland’s Government Palace. The building has beautiful large pillars, stairways, large rooms, an impressive and luxurious presidential meeting room with many marble pillars and paintings likely of past leaders/rulers, many relatively common type office and meeting rooms, and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Interesting building - also because it is part of Senate Square right next to Helsinki Cathedral, right in the centre..

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

A very impressive building located adjacent to the Senate Square in the heart of Helsinki. It is also surrounded by other significant statues, monuments and churches of historic significance to the city’s past. This significant architectural structure offers a clear view to the Senate Square...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

This very large building can be easily seen while at Senate Square, The size and structure are very nice and makes wonderful photo ops

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Built over 200 years ago the facade is predominantly yellow, with white columns and windows and is unmissable from Senate Square. Formerly used by the Imperial Senate of Finland, this local landmark is now used by the Finnish government and prime minister.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

I missed this building the first day I was most up to see the Helsinki Cathedral and the statue at Alexander the second in front of Church. Had to go back on my last day to see it and take photo. Finish build in the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Baross
Reviewed 27 March 2018

This neoclassical Government Palace was completed in 1822 and is located beside Senate Square in Helsinki. The building was designed by Carl Ludwig Engel for the use of the Senate that had its seat in Helsinki, the administrative center of the autonomous Grand Duchy of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This imposing building dominates the surrounding architecture and is hard to miss. It anchors the nearby church and square. It has clean and simple lines as one would expect with Nordic architecture. As Helsinki is a relatively new city compared to other European capitals, you...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Professor04
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This is one of the older and more impressive buildings in Helsinki and is well worth a visit when you're there. Hard to miss when you're at Senate Square and admiring the nearby cathedral.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Helsinki's Senate Building (Valtioneuvoston Linna) lies close to the cathedral and presides over Senate Square. Built almost 200 years ago, the architecture of the Valtioneuvoston Linna is instantly recognizable, siIcnce the facade is predominantly yellow, with white columns and windows. Formerly used by the Imperial...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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