Toolonlahti is the pretty bay to the north of the station. This is an excellent place to walk. There is a path aound the bay and it is beautiful at any time of the year. I started behind the station and took the path on the east side of the bay. It was looking wonderful in the snow on my most recent visit.
I don’t quite how this happened, but I’m glad it did.
The Botanical Gardens looked a bit different from when I was here is spring.
The poor ducks looked a bit cold.
The dog walking park had few takers.
A kind soul had left some seeds out for the birds.
The Winter Gardens looked very wintery indeed.
There were more hardy ducks on the other side of the bay as well.
Finlandia Hall looks dramatic in the snow.
The paths are kept open for walkers and runners.
The National Museum appears through the trees.
Bird’s nest from the last season are full of snow.
The hand sculptures are snowy.
The Museum is a great looking building. Kansallismuseo – National Museum of Finland was designed and built as a museum even though it looks like a Gothic church. It was opened in 1916.
Then it is back to the city and the very impressive Kiasma – Gallery of Contemporary Art.
I have done this walk in different seasons. I will show you autumn and spring soon. It looks quite different.