Watch the full episode: https://youtu.be/mypgWmryWrI Helsinki’s most important sight is Suomenlinna, an island guarding Helsinki’s harbor that served as a strategic fortress for three countries: Sweden, Russia, and then Finland. It’s now a popular park, most appreciated by locals for its scenic strolls. More info about travel to Helsinki: https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/finland/helsinki #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #helsinki
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