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The comeback of Kekri: Finland’s ancient end-of-October harvest festival and the most magical night of the year marked by song, dance, feasting, divination and spell-casting.
Inside the factory vandalism virtually stops. It is as if the place hasn’t been touched by anything besides the passage of time – and possibly a resident kit of insanely loud pigeons.
Pastel-colored religious books, trippy cat art and doilies everywhere – this abandoned house could only have belonged to two sisters that lived and died together serving Christ.
Elaborate chandeliers, fireplaces and mahogany artwork, oh my!
Demolished in late 2014, this apartment block was a disdained and contested, but nevertheless important part of Helsinki working-class history.
Sometimes, just sometimes the outside of an abandoned building has so many stories to tell that you’re not even sorry that you didn’t get to see it from the inside. Such is the case of the famous little red house on Veturitie 12, Helsinki.
On a rail yard in Helsinki, discarded trains are waiting for their final fate as the area faces a complete makeover.