What is Hämeenlinna known for?

humorous songs

songs, most of which were his own compositions, with lyrics written by Vexi Salmi. Irwin Goodman started as a protest song singer in the folk boom of the mid-1960s, his humorous songs, often mocking the authorities, became favorites of the Finnish people; to such extent that small "Irwin singalike" contests are continuously arranged by some pubs for entertainment. Goodman had continuing troubles with Finnish tax authorities and had ever-worsening problems with alcohol. His

opening track

. The album was recorded in Studio Sound Supreme in Hämeenlinna in early 2007, and it was released in August 2007. A video was shot for the opening track and first and only single of the album, "Leave Your Dead Behind." HAMK Hämeenlinna, Forssa, Riihimäki, Tammela, Hattula, Valkeakoski

local version

store plus smaller stores and eateries. Architectonically the mall is a bit unusual as it's built on the top of the Helsinki-Tampere freeway, with the road passing under the mall in a tunnel. Eat Budget There aren't many regional specialities available, if one doesn't count '''hotsi''', a local version of hot dog, which is sold in grill kiosks. For cheap meal (€10 or less for one person, even as low as €5 in the lunchtime) you can always find some fast food. In city centre you

set free

80,000 Red prisoners by the end of the war on 5 May 1918. Once the White terror subsided, a few thousand including mainly small children and women, were set free, leaving 74,000–76,000 prisoners. The largest prison camps (List of concentration and internment camps#Finland) were Suomenlinna, an island facing Helsinki, Hämeenlinna, Lahti, Viipuri (Vyborg), Ekenäs (Ekenäs (Finland)), Riihimäki and Tampere. The Senate made the decision to keep these prisoners detained until

beautiful view

60.99702 long 24.46755 directions next to the church phone +358 3 648 040 tollfree fax hours price content "The gingerbread house" is easily recognisable of its white "scaled" wall. With a beautiful view to the church this is one of the finer places in Hämeenlinna. * Wikipedia:Hämeenlinna Commons:Category:Hämeenlinna

influence serving

fax hours price content A restaurant of a Finnish chain, with some Italian influence, serving slightly upscale pizzas and other Italian dishes. * *

metal band

Hämeenlinnan lyseon lukio (Hämeenlinnan lyseon lukio is Hämeenlinna Lyseo Upper secondary school, roughly the equivalent of a US highschool). The folk Viking metal band Turisas is from Hämeenlinna. Antony Hämäläinen (former vocalist for the Greek Swedish Melodic Death Metal band Nightrage and current Meridian Dawn singer) was born in Hämeenlinna. Strongman and actor Jouko Ahola was born in Hämeenlinna. He won the 1997 and 1999 World's Strongest Man, and now serves as a one of the judges at the contest. HC Fribourg-Gottéron forward Antti Miettinen was born in Hämeenlinna in 1980 and returns there in the off-season. Kimi Räikkönen (Formula One driver) and Jenni Dahlman were married in 2004 in Hämeenlinna. Economy Largest employers (by number of employees) ''Taskutietoa Hämeenlinnasta'', a factbook published by the city of Hämeenlinna ( pdf download, in Finnish) *City of Hämeenlinna: 2,490 *State of Finland: 2,480 *Kanta-Häme Hospital District: 1,460 *Ruukki (Rautaruukki) (Rautaruukki Oyj): 1,030 *Huhtamäki Oyj: 700 *HAMK University of Applied Sciences (an institution offering tertiary degree education) (HAMK University of Applied Sciences): 510 *Kansanterveystyön ky: 490 *Patria Vehicles (Patria (company)) Oy: 430 *Konecranes Standard Lifting (Konecranes) Oy: 330 *Koulutuskeskus Tavastia: 270 *Aina Group Oyj: 250 *Lindström Oy: 175 International relations Wikipedia:Hämeenlinna Commons:Category:Hämeenlinna

major public

station. The contest received 21 entries, and was won by Eliel Saarinen, with a pure national romanticist design, which sparked off a vigorous debate about the architecture of major public buildings, with demands for a modern, rational style. Saarinen himself abandoned romanticism altogether and re-designed the station completely. The new design was finished in 1909 and the station was opened in 1919. - Wikipedia:Hämeenlinna Commons:Category:Hämeenlinna


. Between the castle and city centre there is a large park area Linnanpuisto, where the annual Wanaja Festival is held at summer. *

can hardly miss a pizza kebab place. There are also Subway, McDonalds, and Hesburger outlets. Golden Rax pizzabuffet offers it's megabuffet for €7,99. Mid range *

phone +358 3 656040 tollfree fax hours price content If you'd fancy a steak in Finland's oldest pub (or so it claims), check '''William's pub'''. The salad bar, included in the price of a steak dish, is quite good. The basic portions with a steak, potatoes and sauce aren't among the biggest or finest available. *


the districts of Kamppi, Töölö, Meilahti, Laakso and Ruskeasuo, until it finally merges into a busy highway leading outside the city towards Hämeenlinna and Tampere. birth_date '''Pertti Olavi "Veltto" Virtanen''' (born 18 May 1951 in Hämeenlinna) is a rock personality, presidential candidate, and a member of the Finnish


'''Hämeenlinna''' ( ).

The medieval Häme Castle ('' '') is located in the city. thumb Hämeenlinna: Sibelius House (File:Hameenlinna Sibelius House 1.jpg)

The municipalities of Hauho, Kalvola, Lammi, Renko and Tuulos were consolidated with Hämeenlinna on 1 January 2009.

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