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Helsinki Live Cam, Finland – Kalasatama district

by on Sep.24, 2016, under Cams, Finland

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Kalasatama – one of the largest new built-up areas of Helsinki, an area of 170 hectares. Port left the territory in 2008, and the construction of the first houses started in 2010 and will continue for at least another 20 years.

In 2030-ies of the 20 000 people will live here, and there will be 8000 jobs. Kalasatama area is surrounded on three sides by the sea, hence the spectacular views over the islands, as well as the city center.

Kalasatama district center was officially named Redi, but still it is called a mini Manhattan.

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Porvoo Live Cam, Finland

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Porvoo is a city and a municipality situated on the southern coast of Finland approximately 50 kilometres (30 mi) east of Helsinki. Porvoo is one of the six medieval towns in Finland, first mentioned as a city in texts from 14th century. Porvoo is the seat of the Swedish-speaking Diocese of Borgå of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland.

Porvoo was first mentioned in documents in the early 14th century, and Porvoo was given city rights around 1380, even though according to some sources the city was founded in 1346. The old city of Porvoo was formally disestablished and the new city of Porvoo founded in 1997 when the city of Porvoo and the Rural municipality of Porvoo were consolidated.

When Sweden lost the city of Viborg to Russia in 1721, the episcopal seat was moved to Porvoo. At this time, Porvoo was the second largest city in Finland. After the conquest of Finland by Russian armies in 1808 Sweden had to cede Finland to Russia in 1809 (the Treaty of Fredrikshamn). The Diet of Porvoo in 1809 was a landmark in the History of Finland.

The Tsar Alexander I confirmed the new Finnish constitution (which was essentially the Swedish constitution from 1772), and made Finland an autonomous Grand Duchy.

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Lapland Live Cam, Finland – House of Santa Claus

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House of Santa Claus – a fairytale world of childhood, recreated in an authentic setting base lesosplavschikov middle of the last century, and a popular family holiday.

You can ride a pony, pet deer, sheep and friendly hasok. Walking on reindeer and dog sledding will give the opportunity to see firsthand the beauty of winter nature. Here and there there are gnomes. Traditional winter fun here, too, in honor: toboggan carousel, skating with slides and games with gnomes.

The excitement of adventure and speed of participants includes Santa Claus Trip on snowmobiles or ATVs on the ice track. On the new ice track for children special prepared Quads. Fishing and extreme immersion in an ice-hole in diving suits, floats – no less than popular entertainment.

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