Helsinki. Genrales views of the city by tram, the market and the fund since Senaatintori Eteläranta Street. Helsinki, capital of Finland, is a Nordic city with many charms to be discovered. It is surrounded by ice and forests that form a stunning landscape. If you are thinking of making tourism in Helsinki, keep in mind that the best time to do it in spring and summer, as its winters are very harsh. The Market Square is the commercial center of Helsinki, and an important meeting place for city dwellers. In its vicinity, lie a set of historic buildings, including City Hall, the Swedish Embassy and the Presidential Palace.