The beautiful and historically significant Helsinki Cathedral is an Evangelic Lutheran church, and for many it is the symbol of Helsinki. The church was designed by architect Carl Ludwig Engel in the 19th century as part of the Empire-style-downtown Helsinki area. The cathedral was completed in 1852.
Häme Castle in Hämeenlinna is one of Finland's medieval royal castles. It is believed to have been built at the end of the 13th century.
Kristiinankaupunki / Kristinestad was named by the Queen Kristina of Sweden.