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Helsinki Sights

Presidentinlinna (President's Palace)

  • Pohjoisespl. 1 Map It
  • Keskusta/Kauppatori
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Updated 11/16/2012

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The long history of this edifice mirrors the history of Finland itself: built between 1813 and 1820 for a German businessman, it was redesigned in 1843 as a palace for the czars; then it served as the official residence of Finland's presidents from 1919 to 1993. Nowadays, the president has a new residence and today the place is used as a venue for official receptions.

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Pohjoisespl. 1, Helsinki, Uusimaa, 00170, Finland

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Updated 11/16/2012


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