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Photowalks in Helsinki

Helsinki. Sammonpuistikko square. School of Economics (Aalto-yliopiston kauppakorkeakoulu)

In hundred meters to the West of the temppeliaukio Church is a cozy green sqare with name Sammonpuistikko (map).

Helsinki. Sammonpuistikko square, panorama

Square is surrounded by a massive building of red brick, reminiscent of the style of "Jugend", although built much later and devoid of excessive decoration.

Helsinki. Sammonpuistikko square

Rationalism and functionality are the main features of Northern architecture.

Helsinki. Sammonpuistikko square

From the South the area borders with the building of the school of Economics (Aalto-yliopiston kauppakorkeakoulu).

Helsinki. School of Economics (Aalto-yliopiston kauppakorkeakoulu)

the Facade is decorated with bas-reliefs typical for Scandinavia theme. Image glorifying the working man and the friendship of peoples.

Helsinki. School of Economics (Aalto-yliopiston kauppakorkeakoulu)

the school opened in 1904 and received the status of University in 1911. This is the main educational institution in Finland that train specialists in the field of business.

Helsinki. School of Economics (Aalto-yliopiston kauppakorkeakoulu)