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Photowalks in European cities

Showplaces, historic and cultural sites, architecture, museums. Guide

Helsinki. The Jan Sibelius monument (Sibelius-monumentti)

A standard set for a tour of Helsinki: the first number - the Sibelius Monument (Sibelius-monumentti map).

Helsinki. Sibelius Monument (Sibelius-monumentti)

Jean Sibelius — Finnish composer, played a considerable role in all European music. The people he had enormous popularity as the author of the unofficial anthem of Finland free, forbidden during the times of the Russian Empire. Monument in Helsinki was opened in 1967, the tenth anniversary of his death.

Helsinki. Sibelius Monument (Sibelius-monumentti)

Sculptor Eila Hiltunen has immortalized the memory of the great compatriot in the form of a 25-ton structures of the six hundred silver tubes arranged in a wavy pattern - in the view of the artist was the music of Sibelius. The project aroused a lot of controversy, however, the monument was built. Despite the fact that the ambiguous attitude to the monument is preserved to now, it is the most visited tourist attractions in the Finnish capital.

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Going further - the following object "definitely set" - "the Church in the rock"