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Grown-up Travel Guide Daily Photo: Sibelius Monument, Helsinki, Finland

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Sibelius Monument HelsinkiThe Finns have honoured their legendary composer Jean Sibelius with this amazing monument in the eponymous park in Helsinki. The ever-present tourists and locals are useful here to give a sense of scale (see what I did there?) It weighs in at 24 tons and is made of more than 600 welded steel pipes. Unveiled a decade after the great man’s death, it included a bust of the composer so as not to appear too abstract

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