Maritime sights in Helsinki
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The Shipyard is where sailmakers and other workers have been building ships since the 1750s. As many as two dozen ships are in the dry dock at any given time. They can be from 12m to 32m long and from as far away as the UK.
Finland was forbidden to possess submarines by the 1947 Treaty of Paris and the WWII-era U-boat Vesikko is one of the few submarines remaining in the country. You can take a look inside and sympathise with its wartime crew - it's not for the claustrophobic.