“The Finnish capital has always prided itself on its connection to nature. Built on an archipelago, there’s plenty to go around. Whether it’s the ocean, parks, or a combination of the two in the Töölö district, residents are never more than a few minutes away from literally touching grass.

“… But what I had missed across multiple visits was just how much of life takes place underground. Just below the surface, Helsinki has over 5,500 bunkers, enough to hold its entire population of over 1.3 million people. The prevailing reason? Russia.”

Source: Daily Beast

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