Finnish “Peace in the World”

Monument to the Peace in the World (1989)Photography by Carlos Dorce

Monument to the Peace in the World (1989)
Photography by Carlos Dorce

This monument is in the Kallio district of Helsinki (next to the sea). It was a present from Moscow to the city of Helsinki made by O. S. Kirjuhin. It represents the Peace in the World and people is holding a terrestrial globe surrounded by a garland of laurel. There are represented the equator and eight meridians on the globe.

Location:  Halamiemenranta (Kallio district)

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