Espoo, the second largest city of Finland, is part of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area along with the cities of Helsinki, Vantaa, and Kauniainen. It has a unique urban structure consisting of five district centers, all of them as large as a normal Finnish town, connected perfectly by public transport to one another. One of the best known districts is Tapiola - the carefully designed garden city, where people, nature and architecture are in harmony with each other. Don't miss the Nuuksio National Park that hosts several rare species of various flora and fauna. Other tourist sites include: the Espoonlahti church - a concrete and stone medieval structure, a popular site for concerts in the summer and the Glims Farmstead Museum showcasing life in Espoo in the 19th century. The exhibits include old farmsteads and inns and the furniture used in those times.
Surrounded by water on three sides and fringed by islands, Helsinki grew up around a natural harbor overlooking the Gulf of Finland. A city of wide streets, squares, and parks, adorned with sculpture, Helsinki was one of the world's first planned municipalities and is noted for its 19th-century neoclassical architecture. It is a city of bustling, colorful market squares and halls, of outdoor summer concerts and sports events, of seaside parks, of excellent cafes and restaurants and cutting-edge art in fine museums. It is also a pleasantly compact city, with many of the attractions in the central districts, within easy reach of one another.
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