Day 12.  Helsinki’s Boulevard & The Museum of Journalism 

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Our plan today was to explore Helsinki’s Boulevard which starts from Erottaja in central Helsinki. Strolling along this elegant avenue we admired the beautiful buildings, many of which are now high class shops, cafes, restaurants and galleries. We passed The Old Church and its garden which always seems a popular venue for young people to come, sit on the grass, and spend time with their friends.

The Alexander Theatre

Next, we paused to admire the Alexander Theatre which was constructed in 1879 for Russians living in Helsinki and was known as the Russian Theatre until 1918 when it became the home of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet. In 1993 they moved to a new building and since then it has been used for guest stage performances.

The Sinebrychoff Art Museum

Crossing the road, slightly further along we came to the Sinebrychoff Art Museum where we visited the permanent exhibition…

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9 Replies to “Day 12.  Helsinki’s Boulevard & The Museum of Journalism ”

      1. That will be great! Carrie & I really enjoyed Madrid when we were there last year. Such a beautiful city, rich history, cafe culture. Reminder me where you live again?

        We are in Ljubljana right now. Just arrived today by train from Zagreb. We usually travel to Europe once a year. Been waiting for this trip for a while!

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      2. Ljubljana is so beautiful. Like a fairytale. I was there when I was 16 and haven’t forgotten it! I live in Dublin but half my extended family are in Madrid so I hop over and back a few times a year if I can!

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      3. Ooooh it’s such a hard life in San Diego with the sun and the sea and all those dogs…. I loved San Diego. I had visions of living there when I visited last year.

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