Helsinki’s capital region also covers Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen, and holds over a quarter of the Finnish population.
Senate Square is in the oldest part of Helsinki, with some of its buildings dating back to the 1750s.
Alvar Aalto’s Finlandia Concert Hall hosts opera, ballet and conventions.
Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, a city 12 miles from Helsinki which hosts Rovio HQ.
Helsinki’s tram system is the inner city’s main form of public transport, and one of the oldest of its kind in the world