Memorial to Elias Lönnrot
Opposite the Vanha Kirkko is this memorial to Elias Lönnrot, compiler of the Kalevala epic, depicting the author flanked by his most...
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Lönnrotinkatu · interesting places nearby
Vanha Kirkko information
Helsinki’s most venerable church is this white wood beauty, designed by CL Engel. Opposite the church is a memorial to Elias Lönnrot , compiler of the Kalevala epic, depicting the author flanked by his most famous character, ‘steady old Väinämöinen’.