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Kultaranta - The President of the Republic of Finland: Pictures

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Kultaranta

Copyright © The Office of the President of the RepublicThe main building of Kultaranta, a grey granite mansion, stands at the highest point of a rocky promontory. It was designed by architect Lars Sonck. Copyright © The Office of the President of the RepublicThe courtyard area in front of the villa up on the rocky outcrop is called Paradise. The marble sculpture beside the basin is Felix Nylund's Awakening. Copyright © The Office of the President of the Republic
Villa Kultaranta commands a splendid panoramic view of the park below it. Copyright © The Office of the President of the RepublicThere is a handsome avenue lined with stately aspens in Kultaranta’s park. Copyright © The Office of the President of the RepublicThere is a wooden gazebo at park's northern end. Copyright © The Office of the President of the Republic
Johannes Haapasalo's sculpture Consolation in the park at Kultaranta. Copyright © The Office of the President of the RepublicThe gardens of Kultaranta produce flowers and vegetables for the President's household. For example, many of the flowers at the Independence Day celebration in the Presidential Palace in Helsinki come from the Kultaranta greenhouses. Copyright © The Office of the President of the RepublicThe greenhouses and open cultivation plots produce vegetables, berries, fruits and flowers for the President's household. Copyright © The Office of the President of the Republic
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