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1 Rock Church (Temppeliaukio Kirkko)
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Rank: 1 About 46

The Rock Church or the Temppeliaukio Kirkko is also known by the name, Church in the Rock. This is a modern church which is carved from rock and has a stunning copper dome. This is a religious site and even an architectural building....

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Address: Lutherinkatu 3 Helsinki Finland
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


2 National Museum of Finland
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Rank: 2 About 46

National Museum of Finland is situated at Mannerheimintie 34 in Helsinki and is open daily from 11 to 6 except on Mondays. The museum gives detailed information about the history of Finland from prehistoric times...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Mannerheimintie 34, Helsinki, FINLAND
Type: Museums


3 Kauppatori
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Rank: 3 About 46

Kauppatori square means the market square which is situated close to the sea. This square was formed on this place in early XIX century. It is also the brightest and the brisk city square where the market rustles and thousands of tourists...

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Address: Kauppatori ,Helsinki, Finland
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


4 Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art
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Rank: 4 About 46

Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art includes displays of modern art and is open from morning till night.There are a number of art performances, music, dance, films, media and artistic projects offered at the museum.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Mannerheiminaukio 2
Type: Museums


5 Suomenlinna Castle
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Rank: 6 About 46

Suomenlinna Castle is a fortress situated in Helsinki. This is a historic site having its own military museum and even a library. This castle is a major monument with military architecture to it and is almost 260 year old fortress. It...

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Address: Suomenlinna
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


6 Helsingin kauppakorkeakoulu
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Rank: 8 About 46

Helsingin kauppakorkeakoulu or Aalto University School of Economics (former Helsinki School of Economics (HSE)) is the largest and the leading business university in Finland and also a top-level business university in Europe....

Reviewed by: Ralf
Address: 60.1723,24.92295
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


7 Hietaniemi?
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Rank: 9 About 46

Hietaniemi beach (colloquially Hietsu) is a popular in central Helsinki. It enjoys the status of a reasonable (sandy!) beach which is very conveniently located in the Töölö district, next to the...

Reviewed by: Johannes
Address: Hietaniemi, Helsinki
Type: Beaches


Kauppakeskus Ruoholahti
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Rank: 10 About 46

Kauppakeskus Ruoholahti is one of Helsinki’s largest department stores. While you might not find it to be quite as serviceable as some of the more famous shopping malls it is notable for its first class electronics and...

Reviewed by: Johannes
Address: 60.163718,24.91308
Type: Stores and shopping malls


8 Budget Night
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Rank: 11 About 46

Ok so let’s be frank, drinks in Finland cost too much! This is due of course to the high level of taxation on alcoholic beverages; much the same is true of other northern European countries such as Norway. But it is possible...

Reviewed by: Allessandra
Address: 60.181819,24.938736
Type: Nightlife


9 Helsingfors domkyrka
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Rank: 12 About 46

Helsingfors domkyrka is the Finnish name for Helsinki’s dramatic cathedral (in Finnish Helsingin tuomiokirkko or Suurkirkko). It is an Evangelical Lutheran cathedral of the Diocese of Helsinki, located in the...

Reviewed by: Allessandra
Address: 60.170635,24.952176
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


10 Kaisaniemen puisto
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Rank: 13 About 46

Kaisaniemi park, in Finnish: Kaisaniemen puisto, or in Swedish: Kajsaniemiparken, is a large and popular park located in the center of Helsinki, in the region of Kluuvi. It is a place...

Reviewed by: Johannes
Address: 60.174306,24.944279
Type: Parks and gardens


11 Sibelius-Akatemia
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Rank: 14 About 46

Sibelius-Akatemia (The Sibelius Academy) is the only music university in Finland and one of the biggest in Europe. At any given time it has approximately 1 400 students with 180 full-time teachers and about 300 part-time masters in...

Reviewed by: Ralf
Address: 60.175502,24.932728
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


12 Temppeliaukion kirkko
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Rank: 15 About 46

Temppeliaukion kirkko, or the Temppeliaukio Church in English is one of Helsinki’s primary sights. Half a million people visit it annually. The stone-hewn church is located in the heart of Helsinki in the...

Reviewed by: Ralf
Address: 60.173111,24.925182
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


13 Design Museum
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Rank: 16 About 46

The Design Museum is situated in Helsinki in Finland. This museum houses the most significant collection of Marimekko in the world. The museum is the recipient of the Marimekko archives and is known to be the principal...

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Address: Korkeavuorenkatu 23
Type: Museums


14 Seurasaari museum
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Rank: 17 About 46

The Open Air museum of Seurasaari is situated on a beautiful green island and is a few kilometers from the heart of the city of Helsinki. This island is a tranquil oasis amidst the city and the museum has displays of traditional...

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Address: Seurasaari, Helsinki, Finland
Type: Museums


15 Glamour Night
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Rank: 18 About 46

Helsinki is a city which is not easily summed up and many who visit here, for their many varied purposes, leave more than a little perplexed at this sometimes hyper-moder, sometimes utterly traditional city in the extreme north of Europe. One thing...

Reviewed by: Allessandra
Address: 60.183184,24.941483
Type: Nightlife


16 Kruununhaka
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Rank: 19 About 46

Kruununhaka is an area of Helsinki conveniently located between the city centre and the Harbour on Finland’s enigmatic eastern coast. It came to be where it is when Helsinki was moved from the earlier...

Reviewed by: Ralf
Address: 60.172108,24.956639
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


17 Stockmannin tavaratalo
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Rank: 20 About 46

The Stockmann store is Helsinki’s largest and most famous department store and as thus is a must see for anybody coming to experience this sometimes odd and intriguing country. Approximately 17 million...

Reviewed by: Ralf
Address: 60.237084,24.954529
Type: Stores and shopping malls


18 Toolo
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Rank: 21 About 46

Toolo is a nice area of Helsinki, the Finnish capital. It cannot be described as the most central, nor the most alive, nor the area most packed with features of interest to the tourist but at the same time it isn’t bad on any...

Reviewed by: Ralf
Address: 60.179407,24.923851
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


19 Vallilan siirtolapuutarha
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Rank: 22 About 46

Vallilan siirtolapuutarha is a small park and allotment area located fairly close to the centre of the Finnish capital Helsinki. The surrounding area Vallila is a central-northern district, bordered by Pasila to the west and Kallio...

Reviewed by: Johannes
Address: 60.20104,24.956982
Type: Parks and gardens


20 Kamppi
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Rank: 23 About 46

Kamppi is a neighbourhood in the centre of Helsinki, the capital of Finland. The name is drawn from a small area that was previously known as ‘Kamppi field’ which has today swelled to encompass as many as 10,000...

Reviewed by: Ralf
Address: 60.167753,24.931104
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


Karelia Lake Country
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Rank: 24 About 46

Karelia Lake Country in Finland is known for its unique landscape and lakes.Karelia Lake Country has a distinct topography. Forests and water bodies account for 49% and 25% of its area,...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


21 Katajanokka
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Rank: 25 About 46

Katajanokka is a district of the Finnish capital Helsinki. Its adjacent to the main centre of the city and is divided from it by a canal (making this technically an island). The area is known principally for its fine examples of...

Reviewed by: Allessandra
Address: Katajanokka
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


22 Uspenskin katedraali
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Rank: 26 About 46

Helsinki’s Uspenskin katedraali, or in English it’s Uspenski Cathedral (Swedish: Uspenskij-katedralen) is an Eastern Orthodox cathedral dedicated to the Virgin Mary. The Cathedral is set...

Reviewed by: Ralf
Address: 60.167112,24.963119
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


Eläintarha?
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Rank: 27 About 46

Eläintarha is a large park in central Helsinki, Finland capital and largest city.. The name "eläintarha" literally means "zoo". Strangely enough though, contrary to that name, there has never been a zoo in Eläintarha (the real...

Reviewed by: Johannes
Address: 60.192913,24.930353
Type: Parks and gardens

Neighbouring places: Helsinki


Espoo - 12.9 mi

Espoo is situated in the Helsinki region in southern Finland. It has come a long way from a miniscule rural town in the early twentieth century to a bustling city of ...

Distance: 20.8
City: Espoo

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