Santa Claus Village Rovaniemi
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Santa Claus Village Rovaniemi

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Santa Claus Village (Joulupukki). It is his residence. In this house you can meet Santa in person, shake his hand, and take a picture ... to stand two hours in a queue on December 31. Good children receive from the hands of Santa's gift. The village is located 8 kilometers from Rovaniemi and is a complex, which includes the residence of Santa Claus, a few cafes, souvenir shops, ice slides to ride, a museum of toys and other entertainment attractions.

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Bilder in der Nähe von Finland


A: Santa Claus

von Rami Saarikorpi, 180 Meter entfernt

This is real Santa wishing you all Merry Christmas from Arctic Circle, Finland

Santa Claus

B: Rovaniemi Santa Park

von Yan Yarman, 2.3 entfernt

At 2 km from the village of Santa Claus in the depths of the hill Syvasenvaara is the most mysterious...

Rovaniemi Santa Park

C: Kymijoki River Rovaniemi

von Yan Yarman, 6.7 entfernt

Rovaniemi, Finland. View of the bridge Jätkänkynttilän, which goes across the Kymijoki River (Kemijok...

Kymijoki River Rovaniemi

D: Center Rovaniemi

von Yan Yarman, 6.9 entfernt

Central pedestrian street Rovaniemi. In the winter polar night comes, so most of the day is dark. Thi...

Center Rovaniemi

G: 2014 Arctic Lapland Rally - SS2

von Bruno Keiser, 7.5 entfernt

2014 Arctic Lapland Rally - SS2

H: 2014 Arctic Lapland Rally - SS5 Start

von Bruno Keiser, 7.5 entfernt

2014 Arctic Lapland Rally - SS5 Start

I: 2014 Arctic Lapland Rally - SS5 Overview

von Bruno Keiser, 7.5 entfernt

2014 Arctic Lapland Rally - SS5 Overview

J: 2014 Arctic Lapland Rally - SS9-1

von Bruno Keiser, 7.5 entfernt

2014 Arctic Lapland Rally - SS9-1

Das Panorama wurde in Finland aufgenommen

Dies ist ein Überblick von Finland

Finland is the jam. It came from an exploding egg, the egg of a water bird, the top half of which you can still see in the shape of the starry canopy that hangs over the earth.

Finland is the most sparsely-populated country in the EU with only 5 million people. It's also been ranked the second most stable country in the world, after Norway.

Historically, Finland has been a part of Sweden and later, Russia. It was an autonomous Grand Duchy during the Russian Empire's reign and lasted as such until their declaration of independence in 1917. Subsequently Finland survived a civil war and wars against both Russia and Nazi Germany to eventually settle down as an EU member circa 1955.

Finnish language is cool, it's totally unrelated to the whole Latin-root thing. Its closest relative is Hungarian. Linguistic historians estimate that it came from northern central Russia from 3000BC.

If you're in Helsinki, the museum at Suomenlinna has some interesting bunkers and military wreckage, including a submarine!

Caught on camera! Here's your long-awaited proof. Santa Claus comes from Finland.

Apart from Lappland, the other thing most people are familiar with out of Finland is aquavite. Literally it translates to "water of life" but it may make you feel more like you are dying when it hits your throat.

Text by Steve Smith.

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