Secret Helsinki (1st ed. Apr. 2019)
DKK 199.00 inkl. moms
DKK 159.20 ekskl. moms
A 30-metre-high spire that can be pulled down, a dog that managed to catch 108 criminals without human help, a hidden giant face on the pedestal of Elias L nnrot's statue, a hidden Kalevala-scene fresco inside the Old Student House, a statue for a homeless alcoholic, a grave with a cannonball, the smallest public statue in Helsinki ... Far from the crowds and the usual clich s, Helsinki still conceals treasures that are only revealed to locals and visitors who know how to step off the beaten track. An indispensable guide for those who thought they already knew the city, or would like to discover its other facets. Author Biography: Milla Leskinen has a Master's Degree in General History and has done extensive studies in the fields of Folkloristics, Ethnography, Finnish History and Art History. She is an avid traveler and bibliophile, visiting historical places in Finland and beyond. Her special interests include military history, photography and local flora and fauna. Jiri Keronen is a well-known and read Finnish blogger, Internet personality and a writer whose texts consider a wide variety of topics ranging from the history of occult to current political events. His main craft is technology journalism and financial technology. Milla and Jiri currently reside in Oulu, Finland with their basset and sighthounds.