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Kansallisgalleria, Helsinki

4.2
#3 of 51 in Museums in Helsinki
At the grand national monument Kansallisgalleria, view international and Finnish works of art from the 18th century and beyond. This museum, opened in 1887, was named after Greek goddess Pallas Athena, who represents warfare and wisdom. Learn about Finnish art history from the likes of Albert Edelfelt, Akseli Gallen-Kallela, and other important Finnish artists. The site also houses works from famous foreign artists including Van Gogh, Rodin, and Cezanne, as well as Russian and Karelian pieces. After touring the museum, you can head to its cafe, bookshop, or reading room. Plan to visit Kansallisgalleria and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Helsinki attractions using our Helsinki travel route planning website .
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  • Ateneum is one of the most beautiful historic buildings I saw in the center of Helsinki. The whole complex, architectural design by T. Hoijer is just fantastic and unforgettable, especially the grand ...  more »
  • Breath-taking place. There isn't enough time to see everything in this gallery. I was on beautiful exhibition called 'Silent Beauty' aimed at Nordic and East Asian art, what's exactly my cup of tea. T...  more »
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