Like other Nordic countries, Finland has decentralised its economy since the late 1980s. Financial and product market regulation were loosened. Some state enterprises have been privatized and there have been some modest tax cuts. Finland joined the European Union in 1995, and the Eurozone in 1999. On 21 September 1990, Finland declared unilaterally the Paris Peace Treaty obsolete, following the German reunification decision nine days earlier.The population is aging with the birth rate at 10.42 births per 1,000 population per year, or a fertility rate of 1.8. With a median age of 42.7 years,...

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Fortress of Suomenlinna

"Just OK - but I went in the Winter"
Oct 3, 2016 by Chris C
Took this trip in March, the ferry over was nice but everything was closed because it was cold. Saw the cannons, etc and took some nice photos. Got coffee at a little shop. I am sure this is a lot... Read More
"Wonderful outdoor excursion"
Oct 3, 2016 by Nate P
Really lovely island. We had a terrific time wandering about, scrambling up onto hillsides to take in the magnificent views of the sea. Well worth the short ferry ride (included in a transit day... Read More
"Definitely the most interesting touristy thing to see or do in Helsinki but not sure that's saying much!"
Oct 3, 2016 by TedW67
This is the perfect activity for an afternoon, including a half hour ferry ride each way from the main harbor. Two hours is plenty of time to walk around the island and explore the fortress. I... Read More
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Rock Church (Temppeliaukio Kirkko)

Oct 3, 2016 by yvonne b
What an architectual triumph-- well worth a visit whilst walking the city. Great acoustics created by copper piping placed in a circle around the inside of the roof Read More
"Lovely, not overwhelming"
Oct 3, 2016 by Nate P
Fascinating architecture, very pretty, and I assume peaceful provided there are not too many tourists visiting at same time as you. You will not be overwhelmed or awed - it's tasteful and nice, like... Read More
"We came, we saw and we snapped some photos."
Oct 3, 2016 by TedW67
Admittedly, the architecture is interesting as to how the church was built into a giant rock, but there's really not much more to it than that. The fact that this is ranked #2 of things to see and... Read More
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Helsinki Cathedral

"A Window To A Nation's Soul"
Oct 3, 2016 by Boyd J
The green dome and size of the building make it a visible icon on Helsinki's skyline. Make the climb to the top of the stairs to take in the views. Inside, it is quite simple, certainly nothing of... Read More
"What am I missing here? Just another big church in Europe but with little history."
Oct 3, 2016 by TedW67
Besides the fact that this was a big church in a popular area of Helsinki that as a tourist you couldn't miss, I'm not sure what the big deal was, especially since it was under renovation and we... Read More
"Very pretty church in the centre of town"
Oct 4, 2016 by sarapishock
Great church that doesn't really look like a church in the middle of a cool square. When I was there in September it had scaffolding up, but was still pretty neat, set up on a hill. Read More
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Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

"Cool Church!"
Oct 4, 2016 by sarapishock
I found the interesting church architecture one of the neatest parts of Helsinki. They are so different from elsewhere in Europe and are quite daunting. Read More
"Impressive exterior, interior less-so"
Oct 3, 2016 by Nate P
Church has a commanding aspect on a promontory. It's imposing from afar, and when standing on the street below. Up-close, inside and out, it's not particularly impressive unfortunately. Definitely... Read More
"Russian Orthodox Church"
Oct 3, 2016 by yvonne b
Well worth a whilst walking around Helsinki--As it is on a hill --a little uphill to get to the door... but easily achieved and great views over the city Read More
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The Esplanadi Park

"Restful and pretty"
Oct 4, 2016 by TheTravellingSheep
If the weather is nice this is a lovely place to stroll, sit and people watch, or to have a picnic. It is in central Helsinki, but nonetheless relatively quiet, resplendent with interesting statues... Read More
"A wonderful place for a stroll"
Oct 3, 2016 by fredsoulie
Very peaceful, clean and like stepping into Paris. Very well maintained and close to the harbour. A good array of statues and fauna. A great place to sit and ponder. Read More
"Great views"
Oct 4, 2016 by sarapishock
Helsinki is filled with large parks and is a really great place to be active. All the parks are really clean and definitely worth visiting. The seaside views are spectacular. Read More
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Senate Square

Oct 3, 2016 by Andrej1952
Fantastic snow white church with stairs full of turists over the Senate Square is one of the Helsinki must see...enjoyed every minute being there! Read More
"Heart of the City"
Oct 3, 2016 by Boyd J
The imposing set of stairs that lead up to the cathedral are a favourite meeting and socializing place for locals and tourists alike. On a fine day in summer there may well be thousands of people in... Read More
"Senate Square"
Oct 3, 2016 by yvonne b
Alive with students and visitors to the Cathedral..a hub of activity and ideal to sit on the Catthedral steps and people watch Read More
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The Railway Station (Rautatieasema)

"most boring city in europe"
Oct 5, 2016 by BambergerReiter
Finns are rude, drunk and very loud. Do not waste your time travelling to this country! It is not only expensive but everything to buy (food, souvenirs) is of low quality. Helsinki is a boring city... Read More
"Safe & clean but no Information counter."
Oct 10, 2016 by CynDee G
Kind of puzzling that a big station have no information counter. But don't fret, just walk up to anyone working in any of the shops, they will try to help. On weekends, counters don't open so early... Read More
"Saarinen is a name we know"
Oct 5, 2016 by differentname
Designed by Eliel Saarinen, it scores high on the list of great railway stations of the world. I particularly like the four statues, standing guard and flanking the entrance, holding globes of light. Read More
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Oct 8, 2016 by pauloribeirolima
This place is situated in a beautiful building with metallic roof and warm decoration. Food was excellent, servive very correct and the price is faire for all the good points of the place. Read More
"Delicious & sweet lamb"
Oct 6, 2016 by Anne C
Joined my friend, a local, here on the recommendation that the salmon soup is amazing. It is really good,,similar to a creamy chowder,,,,be warned...very rich but really hearty on a cold day. We then... Read More
"Classic cafe restaurant"
Oct 8, 2016 by Carlo R
Style and service excellent . Lovely atmosphere . Excellent espresso . Worth a visit without doubt . Very relaxed and on a lovely setting Read More
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

"Beautiful Island in the middle of Helisinki city"
Sep 26, 2016 by Sunanda123
My visit to this Island is a great experience and adventurous to be alone and exploring this Island. After reading the reviews in Trip advisor i ventured to explore this place. I took bus no 18 to... Read More
"What a nice surprise "
Oct 1, 2016 by peki321
Despite living in Helsinki area almost two decades never visited so when our family of three (5 year old boy) visited, I was positively surprised. Really nice area, lot's of walking and really a lot... Read More
"Trip back in history"
Sep 25, 2016 by Pekka K
An Island full of historical buildings that have been transported all accross Finland. Definite must see if you are interested in nature (great sight seeing) or history. As a side note, president... Read More
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Hakaniemi Market

"A normal market"
Sep 29, 2016 by Ana L
Nothing special. Go, instead, to the old market, near the harbour. If you are passing by, you can definitely have a look. Read More
"A Little of Everything on the Seafront"
Oct 9, 2016 by TexasRaf
Muikku...a tiny smelt-like fish with legs. Yes...and you must eat this stir fried wok-prepared delicacy at one of the many stalls in this fabulous market area that sells absolutely everything from... Read More
"Great way to sample the local culture and cuisine"
Oct 6, 2016 by Edward S
We enjoyed the hour we spent walking amongst the food stalls and the souvenir tents. Interesting to see how many products can be produced and marketed from one reindeer. Sample the food and variety... Read More
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Sea Horse

"Blast From the Past - Food Remains the Focus"
Sep 26, 2016 by Ruth20904
It is like going into a time machine. Very minimalist interior with a mural of sea horses. Menu is in multiple languages. You think it is another "tourist" stop that has lost its charm, but it... Read More
"Lovely place and thought in food but...."
Oct 10, 2016 by Ville V
The place is a legend in Helsinki and so everyone who visits it has a reason to do so. We went for a mid-week dinner with friends and from the start the service was really good. The servers knew... Read More
"Comfort Food"
Sep 27, 2016 by Frederick E
We were looking for some classic Finnish comfort food and were guided to the Sea Horse. It was an easy walk from our hotel in the Design district. The staff spoke English and had helpful... Read More
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"Food great, the rest ok"
Oct 7, 2016 by Michael N
Most importantly the reindeer shank and salmon soup was excellent. Service was basic - perhaps a few more smiles... Price was fair for quality given the high prices of the region. Price of wine was... Read More
"Worst restaurant I've ever been in"
Oct 8, 2016 by Elena L
We went here because of all the great recommendations. We ordered the recommended dish for 2 with the rain deer and it looks good but: 1. The meats (beside the sausage) were horrible, we left 3/4 of... Read More
"Northern Finland in Helsinki"
Oct 7, 2016 by Tom D
We came by accident. But that kind of thing happens on the road. The wait staff wears indigenous costumes to N Finland and the main meat on the menu is reindeer. It is excellent. The decor is... Read More
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Konstan Molja

"Real Finnish food"
Oct 6, 2016 by Carol P
We wondered in off the street to a buffet of real Finnish food and loved every bite of it. The restaurant is kind of small, but the owners and staff are very helpful. The owner/manager told us the... Read More
"Nice and cozy"
Oct 7, 2016 by Anna H
very nice atmosphere! 18 euro buffet with yummy traditional finnish food. The owners are welcoming and will make you feel at home. Recommended! Read More
"Finnish buffet"
Oct 9, 2016 by sara f
In this restaurant you pay a fixed amount (19 euros, if I remember correctly) and eat as much as you want. Most dishes contain meat or fish but there were also some vegetarian options. The place... Read More
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Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma (Nykytaiteen Museo)

"Excellent gallery"
Oct 2, 2016 by articok
Highly recommended to go! It doesn't matter what exhibition, they change quite often. I saw Horror vacui, which was awesome. Didn't book the ticket in advance, just bought it at the spot. Read More
Oct 6, 2016 by jelena s
One of museum which you must visit, if you are interested in contemporary art. Walking distance from downtown, and it's very easy to approach. Read More
Oct 8, 2016 by hojmann
This place blows my mind every time we go. I am always thoroughly amused and left with a mind full of questions. Exhibitions rotate regularly, spacious facility and excellent service. Read More
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Helsinki Zoo (Korkeasaari Elaintarha)

"An incredible zoo!"
Sep 21, 2016 by Dan H
I've never been to a zoo on an island before (it had a very Jurassic Park feel!). There are not a huge amount of animals there, so don't expect to see giraffes or elephants, but the animals that are... Read More
"Red panda!"
Sep 21, 2016 by Irina A
Huge territory, nice variety of animals. Not as big as Lisbon zoo, not as exotic as Athens zoo, but some of the species are unique. I saw my first (and my second :) red panda here in Helsinki! Read More
"Amazing Zoo"
Sep 27, 2016 by Eurotravel01
An amazing zoo with large spacious enclosures, the animals are very active and the big cat feeding time is well worth seeing, and is a well priced day out, The zoo does a lot of work for conservation... Read More
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"Very good for casual dinner"
Oct 1, 2016 by Doctor328
All 7 appetizers are delicious! Good choice of wines. Very friendly staff. Tables are too close too each other. Read More
"wonderfully creative delicious cuisine"
Oct 1, 2016 by Sheri H
We enjoyed a great dinner at Juuri when visiting Helsinki and residing just around the corner in the lovely neighborhood of Kaartinkaupunki. The food is organic, wholesome, unique, beautifully... Read More
"Excellent and casual "
Oct 4, 2016 by
Taste sensations, very friendly and professional service. It was easy to make a reservation. Fantastic evening. Read More
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"May ruin your evening"
Oct 13, 2016 by lhog
The nice looking vault as on the pictures was actually closed. We were seated instead in the room size of average corridor. Chairs were old, slimpsy and dirty. Among the other things, we ordered 6... Read More
"Very tasty but pricey "
Oct 16, 2016 by agfoxx
Great atmosphere, very tasty Nordic food. I loved the cheese/cream soup with reindeer slices. The prices are a bit high, but that seems normal for Helsinki. Read More
"A Taste of the Baltics"
Oct 14, 2016 by Tony S
This place is a great first-timer spot frequented by both tourists and locals. We had lunch there twice and both times the service was impeccable and the food was delicious. The setting is... Read More
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Sibelius Park & Monument

"Remarkable Unusual Sculpture"
Sep 29, 2016 by jfarlam
This attraction is not downtown or near the main waterfront but fortunately is a stop on most of the organized tours. Your tour bus will stop right across the street from this park. I didn't even... Read More
"Pretty sculpture"
Sep 26, 2016 by astrokarupin
Attraction does not take long. You simply look at it and move on. Not very close to center of the city. Worth visiting if you're in the area but would not go out of the way to see the sculpture. Read More
"Simple yet striking monument"
Oct 2, 2016 by duffers007
Sibelius Park is a beautiful enclave in Helsinki centre. It has a waterside aspect. It is very clean, plenty of waste bins. The autumn colours showcased it perfectly. The Sibelius memorial consisting... Read More
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Restaurant Zetor

"Deceptively good food"
Sep 12, 2016 by Amelia K
We got recommended Zetor by our guide on the free walking tour (which I would highly recommend!). When we got there we were almost put off by the garish decor for a city with so much style, but I'm... Read More
"Old Finnish restaurant"
Sep 13, 2016 by Tzitzian
The scenery : the interior resembles an old barn transformed in a restaurant - couple of old tractors where you can dine alongside with, high bar and some other countryside perks. Gentlemen's room... Read More
"Great place for authentic Finnish food!"
Sep 10, 2016 by deanoswa
Zetor was recommended to us by our Finnair flight crew on our flight from Dubrovnik to Helsinki. What a great place. Friendly decor, fantastic food, nice service. Our server was very patient while... Read More
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Ateneum Art Museum

"If you have time for one museum in Helsinki, this is the one."
Oct 9, 2016 by Jintal
The first exhibit that will amaze you is the building it self. A massive, beautiful landmark and meeting point for the locals. Inside, the museum has the finest collection of Finnish paintings by the... Read More
"A mini Met"
Oct 5, 2016 by Philip K
A really good museum with interesting shows. I saw an Alice Neel retrospective and when I told friends back home they were jealous. It is a must-see for Finish art, excellent. I believe that in order... Read More
"well organised museum"
Sep 25, 2016 by dalle_villanas
We enjoyed the visit. The museum is organised according to different time periods showing the old to modern periods in Finnish art. Read More
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Hard Rock Cafe

Oct 12, 2016 by STUART H
My wife and I called in for a Saturday afternoon drink and snack. The bar was quiet and we were served immediately. My wife had bruschetta and enjoyed it and I managed a couple of beers. The staff... Read More
"Hard rock, as anywhere"
Oct 12, 2016 by Hanne S
We got to Helsinki late on a thursday and just wanted a good, safe and easy meal. That was just what we got! I've eaten on Hard Rock Cafes in many countries, and this was just as good as the rest of... Read More
"Same old same"
Oct 8, 2016 by screenn
Same bulk quality as elsewhere. OK if eating is secondary to drinking. Food isn't great and not too well cooked either. Read More
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"Huge queues for average food"
Oct 13, 2016 by Cerianne1990
As 2 tourists who had never heard of Vapianos before, we visited (perhaps stupidly) on a Saturday evening and as we were not familiar with the format, we had quite a disappointing experience. After... Read More
"Reliably good"
Sep 21, 2016 by PotterMoose
The pasta side was very busy but there was no queue for pizza. We sat upstairs by the window overlooking the square - it was quite busy but there was still plenty of seating. Pizzas were very good... Read More
"Good place to nice price"
Sep 23, 2016 by Uffe38
Recomend this place. You get good food to nice price. Service is good and situated in the city of Helsinki. They have a outside terrace and if the weather is good, go outside. They have pasta... Read More
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Linnanmaki Amusement Park

"Must has been fun if I were a kind"
Oct 9, 2016 by Paige N
Not many ride. Super crowded but it was fun. The 3D ride was quite disappointing. Totally not worth almost 45 mins waiting. The aquarium is so dirty. Couple of ride are fun. And of course, cotton... Read More
"Fun afternoon"
Oct 6, 2016 by blacksilverr
We went in the end of September and bought the wristband and were able to enjoy an afternoon at the park going on every ride as many times as we wanted. Our main goal were the roller coasters and we... Read More
"A fun but expensive day"
Sep 28, 2016 by Sabina A
Its the best amusementpark my children have been to. Lots of rides for my 5 year old too. The downside is the prices. Free entry but the rest is very expensive even for a person who lives in Denmark. Read More
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Old Market Hall

"Kept going back - it was that good!"
Oct 13, 2016 by sprc1966
We loved this place. Small but with such a choice of quality food and drink. Loved the atmosphere and friendly feel. had a couple of lunches and several coffees here and loved it. Read More
"Overly gentrified"
Oct 12, 2016 by Pär F
It's a beautiful building but the market itself feels a bit to gentrified and geared towards tourists.'s worth a quick look if you're in the area. Read More
"What a beautiful old building"
Oct 13, 2016 by AnnandBob99
This is a magnificent old market building on the waterfront, now modernised ,but still full of market stalls all selling fresh food, fish, reindeer, cheeses etc etc .great place to have lunch or... Read More
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"Beautiful and bustling square"
Sep 28, 2016 by Globetrotter045
This beautiful square near the sea is the most lively part of Helsinki. Mostly with tourists arriving by ferry of cruiseship or else taking the ferry to Suomenlinna. During the day the square is... Read More
"Reindeer, mink and fox furs, oh my!!"
Oct 6, 2016 by TedW67
That a farmers market is ranked in T/A's top ten things to do in Helsinki highlights the fact that there aren't a lot of touristy things to see and do in this city compared to other cities like... Read More
"Local foods and nice view"
Oct 3, 2016 by Alexandra P
A beautiful square at the waterfront. It offers magnificent view to Helsinki harbor. There is also a nice market. You can find everything,from fresh fruits and vegetables to wooden handicrafts. Read More
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Ravintola Kuu

"A very nice place"
Sep 19, 2016 by Glenn P
I enjoyed dinner in this restaurant with some colleagues last week, and I am delighted to report we had a great time. The atmosphere in the restaurant was very nice, great service, & food that was... Read More
"Happy Birthday dinner"
Sep 21, 2016 by Ossi M
Had a pleasant evening together with friends in this restaurant. Food was amazing, paired together with good wines. Service was friendly and efficient, especially considering that the restaurant was... Read More
"A mix of the old and new restaurant world"
Sep 21, 2016 by Phayao13
With small interior details Kuu has created a comfortable restaurant environment. Polite and a little formal but there are a lot of warmth of the staff.Wonderful to see so much older customers dine... Read More
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National Museum of Finland (Suomen Kansallismuseo)

"History at it's best"
Oct 13, 2016 by sprc1966
Really enjoyed visiting here. he building is beautiful and the exhibitions are interesting and incredibly informative. I learnt so much at this museum and it helped me understand the history and... Read More
"Not much here"
Oct 2, 2016 by David T
The signs inside say it's undergoing major improvements over the next four years. It needs it. Most exhibits look like leftovers after they torn down some churches and old houses. I learned very... Read More
"A museum with something for the kids too!"
Oct 13, 2016 by marjaterttu2016
The "Paja" on the 3rd floor of the National Museum is full of things from old times that the kids can play with. based on my experience, suits very well at least for kids between 3 and 12 years. My... Read More
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The Sibelius Monument

"Need Not Be A Sibelius Fan To Admire This Monument"
Oct 11, 2016 by TexasRaf
It is a breath taking and quite unusual display indeed. Outside the normal walking distance of an easy to walk Helsinki, find a way to get to this place even on tired public trans or a... Read More
"Not to be missed"
Oct 10, 2016 by China K
This is a breathtaking monument in a beautiful location, and is easily accessible by public transport. I am so pleased we did not miss it, even though we were short of time. Read More
"The Sibelius memory"
Sep 27, 2016 by VonRotbart
The Sibelius monuments brings up the image of church organs, which is quite surprising as the national Finnish composer did not use organ music almost at all. However the piece of art is quite... Read More
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Stockmann's Department Store

"Helsinki's number one department store"
Sep 26, 2016 by Markus A. W
Stockmann's Department Store is the biggest department store in Helsinki. It is located at the junction of Helsinki's two main streets, Aleksanterinkatu and Mannerheimintie. The department store is... Read More
"Not informative"
Oct 10, 2016 by thetravelbreakdown
This review is on the customer service specifically in the cosmetic section downstairs. The staff working there has little to no idea what their products contain and are left wondering when asked... Read More
"Quality store"
Sep 12, 2016 by Yarm0
Especially food court is excellent and variety of goods available. "Hullut päivät" is a must to experience. Read More
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Olympic Stadium (Olympiastadion)

"Disappointing....under renovation."
Sep 20, 2016 by Helenjen
We took some photos anyway but it was so disappointing to find the complex closed and under renovation. Read More
"Great views from the Olympic Tower"
Sep 26, 2016 by Markus A. W
I visited last year before the Stadium and Tower were closed for renovation. On the first day I arrived very early in the morning (the tower opens well before most museums), but that day the tower... Read More
"Do Not Waste Time Now"
Oct 14, 2016 by Roger S
We were surprised to see the Olympic Statium and other structures were closed for about a year for renovations. So do not waste your time unless you just want to walk around the grounds. Read More
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Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo)

"Well-organized and interesting collections"
Sep 22, 2016 by LarsDane
The Natural History Museum is located in the centre of Helsinki, behind the Parliament House. The building can easily be recognized from the Moose-statue next to the main entrance. Our oldest... Read More
"A must see in Helsinki"
Oct 13, 2016 by sprc1966
We loved this museum. Went there 45 before closing time and really regretted it as we could have spent hours looking at the fantastic exhibitions. Really well done and such an interesting place to... Read More
"Average museum"
Sep 18, 2016 by Alon N
It is much better than the other museums in the city. It has some nice exhibits, definitely a great place to take your kids. But it isn't quite in the same league as its more famous cousins in New... Read More
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Design Museum (Taideteollisuusmuseo)

"Kinetic sculpture was a blast!"
Sep 29, 2016 by Holly B
Interesting permanent collection of signature Finnish furniture, art, fashion and functional items arranged by decade. You will recognize household items that you didn't realize were Finnish... Read More
"Finnish design"
Sep 25, 2016 by dalle_villanas
Worth a visit if you are intersted in Finnish design. Unfortunatelly very few women represented in the museum. Read More
"Museum hours not good"
Sep 27, 2016 by Ramona001
This museum was a must see for me but did not open until 11 am. Unfortunately, I was only able to see it from the outside as there was insufficient time to go inside based on our schedule. We were... Read More
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Mannerheim Museum

"Unique and remarkable"
Sep 20, 2016 by Yinsandle
We went to this museum because of the good reviews and we like smaller museums. The 1 hour guided tour was very informative. The displays are authentic and interesting. It is a great way to learn... Read More
"One of the most interesting museums in Finland"
Sep 24, 2016 by hannatalonen
You get a guided tour with the 10€ ticket. Our guide was excellent. Highly recommend this museum! There are some items on sale, photos and cards etc. The location is nice, there are lots of... Read More
"Disturbing Second Visit"
Aug 30, 2016 by john23
I was looking forward to this second visit to the museum. Physically, it's the same, interesting place. And it's still devoted to the life of one of the most interesting leaders of the 20th Century... Read More
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"Peaceful neighbourhood with jugendstil buildings and ice-breakers"
Sep 26, 2016 by Globetrotter045
This island is only seperated from Kauppatori by a narrow canal, but it is a much quieter neighbourhood. I especially liked the north side where you have a lovely view over the water. In the... Read More
"Great for a quick coffee"
Aug 27, 2016 by Philip S
With lovely views over the see, this is a great place for a coffee whilst wandering around the City waterfront. Reasonable price and the assistant was very polite and friendly Read More
"Art nouveau buildings and the ice breaker fleet"
Sep 23, 2016 by Markus A. W
My hotel was located on Katajanokka, so I went on to explore the island a bit further. One day I walked around the island, passing the Viking Line ferry terminal, to discover the Finnish ice breaker... Read More
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Helsinki City Museum

"Lovely free Helsinki city museums"
Oct 13, 2016 by Sun2013_1
I just love these museums. Small and cozy, but still you get pretty hood inside of the life in Helsinki at different era. There are atleast four of these free museums around Helsinki. You have... Read More
"The newest addition to Helsinki museums"
Oct 12, 2016 by jippu
The new Helsinki city museum has changing exhibitions (presently about the smells in Helsinki) and is very much oriented towards interactive presentations. The idea is to make it a sort of living... Read More
"A new born museum with history and very modern technicue"
Oct 12, 2016 by Leif S
The newly opened new City Museum of Helsinki is a very modern museum. It describes how the city of Helsinki has developed and changed during times using very modern visual and optical technicues... Read More
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Helsinki City Hall (Kaupungintalo)

"Night event"
Aug 26, 2016 by ciro s
I stayed one night in this special building. It is the central administrative building of Capit.l The city hall is located in the Kruununhaka district next the main market square. Read More
Aug 27, 2016 by I_Roam_AB
OK to have a quick look around. Nice stately building. Don't plan on spending that much time here... Read More
"Information Centre and exhibition"
Aug 28, 2016 by Lyn B
This is City Hall and a (used) public building. We were directed here to find a public toilet, which was clean, available and free. There was free computer access (ask at reception for a PIn number... Read More
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Finlandia Hall

"A place where you can choose to take a course!"
Sep 28, 2016 by Maneli M
I was participating in the Aalto Executive Summit 2016 and had 2 courses that were held in Finlandia Hall. A very good place with lots of facilities. Huge conference rooms, clean Toilets. It... Read More
"Iconic Aalto building"
Oct 12, 2016 by Globetrotter045
One of the famous buildings designed by architect Alvar Aalto, located at the beautiful Töölö Bay. I have only seen the exterior, but I loved the architectural design. The white walls are striking... Read More
Aug 29, 2016 by Marj441
Several music performances are held here and is also owned by the City of Helsinki. It has 340 seats. Read More
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The Aalto House

"Wonderful example of early twentieth century architect by a true star"
Aug 7, 2016 by Eve M
Supr visit with good informative guide. Such a lovely house and still so very modern feeling. So easy to get to on the 14 tram. Take it to the end of the line afterwards down to a peaceful waterfront... Read More
"Architects "
Jul 29, 2016 by Orly M
A must visit for architects and intirior designers, lots of history, furniture designed from Aalto, very cozy place, lots of inspiration and history matirial Read More
Jun 28, 2016 by JGee4
This is not just for architecture buffs. But to understand one of the great architectural designers of the twentieth century, it's great to be able to visit his house and office to see how he lived... Read More
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Design District

"Design District Has Lots of Design but Widely Spread Out Shopping"
Sep 28, 2016 by jfarlam
We knew about the design district before our trip and headed there right from our bus. While there are plenty of design houses and design businesses, many with window displays, the retail aspect was... Read More
"A must for unique fashion and design"
Sep 21, 2016 by Phayao13
In the Design District is also the Design Museum and the Museum of Finnish Architecture. Visit and get a deeper view of Finnish design and architecture over the years.Located just south of the... Read More
"Interesting, varied and high quality "
Apr 2, 2016 by RhiannonBNE
Different types of shops are clustered in different areas, so be sure to check a design district map before you head out. The Finns have a great colourful scandi design aesthetic that I would highly... Read More
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Johannes Church (Johanneksen Kirkko)

"Good for the soul - a lovely church"
Sep 18, 2016 by Obimona
When we visited this church, around midday on a weekday, it was empty. It was a beautiful building, and there was a lovely atmosphere there - I guess because of the prayer and worship offered by... Read More
"Worth a visit if you are into Churches"
Aug 27, 2016 by Philip S
Went in by chance and had a good look around and then went back for an evening organ recital. A very good evening had by all and free too if you didn't purchase a programme. Great architecture but... Read More
"Beautiful church"
Aug 24, 2016 by EricaK2013
Not too far from the city centre, easy to reach by foot. For a Finnish church the decoratinons are plentiful. Really worth of visiting. Read More
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Sinebrychoff Art Museum

"Get a feel for how art works were originally displayed"
Aug 23, 2016 by Petra P
Great museum - with a mix of standard gallery-style presentation, plus rooms made up with funiture, plants and artwork from different periods. These rooms are great as they give the visitor a chance... Read More
"The jewel of the city"
Aug 17, 2016 by Josep S
The family Sinebrychoof were the rich owners of the popular Synebrychoof beer and the collected a little but luxurious collection of furniture and paintings. The best paintings of Finland, I would... Read More
"Lovely interiors but few placards in English "
Aug 27, 2016 by genibre69
Lovely interior but lack of English placards in some parts make this missable. Nice iconography exhibit in the basement does have English translations. Museum included in Helsinki Card. Read More
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Suomenlinna Toy Museum

"Do not bother in October"
Oct 22, 2015 by Leena T
The museum and the cafe were closed. 😒 You could see signs towards the Toy museum but it is not open in October at all... Read More
"A charming place!"
Aug 18, 2015 by travelthusiastFinn
It's a small but charming toy museum with an excellent café. The lovely wooden building is a couple of hundred meters away from the Suomenlinna main route so it is calm and relaxing, without any huge... Read More
"Interesting Vintage Toys and Cafe"
Sep 30, 2015 by Basingstoker
Interesting vintage toys on display. It's free and there is a good café which we used. Service was good and the food fine. well worth the walk Read More
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Havis Amanda

"Helsinki walk"
Sep 21, 2016 by Roxana S
Nice place to visit. Close to Suomenlina ferry, market square and Esplanada. In summer there are street musicians. Read More
"Naked woman"
Sep 17, 2016 by Yossi N
Havis Amanda is naked woman statue. It is located next to the market square so you can walk and see the statue. Read More
"Beautiful Mermaid Statue with Fountain"
Sep 29, 2016 by jfarlam
This is a beautiful statue and fountain near the waterfront. This mermaid was sculpted by a famous French sculptor and she is depicted with feet like a human woman. Not well accepted at first she... Read More
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The Three Smiths

"Interesting Soviet Statue"
Aug 1, 2016 by parisienfoodisgood
You really can't miss this statue as it is right next to the largest department store in Finland (Stockmann's). It makes a great meeting place. Read More
"Nice sculpture"
Sep 17, 2016 by mjrg59
Located in a very convenient place, this sculpture is often the designated meeting place for locals. Read More
"Nice monument statute"
Aug 1, 2016 by Bernardo F
Right outside the central railroad station, it's hard to miss these three men. It's a nice sight, definitely take a walk over if you're into statues. Read More
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Hartwall Areena

"Just another hall"
May 3, 2016 by Ville H
Finnish businessman, Hjallis Harkimo, build this (ofcourse not himself) to his own icehockey team called "Jokerit". Nowadays Jokerit plays at KHL, and they have few games still in this hall... Read More
"It has all that is necessary for modern arena"
Jun 16, 2016 by klpdietis
Just modern arena with good public and private transport access, good sound acoustic and sure - overpriced drinks and food in bars Read More
"Fun Entertainment "
Oct 5, 2016 by KurleyHT
The arena was rather relaxed for a hockey game but has a great sound system. A restaurant inside provides a nice place to eat and watch the game at the same time. Read More
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Forum Shopping Center

"Well stuffed shopping center"
Aug 19, 2016 by RSarkari6
Interesting concept to have everything in under one roof. Great arrangements of clothes all over the floors with easy access by all. Read More
"Huge Shopping Mall"
Jul 27, 2016 by TexasTraveler7507047
Huge shopping center in the middle of Helsinki. If you can't find it here, it probably doesn't exist. Definitely worth the visit. Read More
"Good place, good variety! "
Aug 2, 2016 by Mimmi M
The shopping mall has a good variety of stores, restaurants and cafes. It's well organized after being renovated a few years ago. It's a good place for families a specially! Read More
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Suomenlinna Church (Suomenlinnan Kirkko)

"Nice church"
Aug 12, 2016 by HSUK_2011
We visited this church whilst on the island. Nice church. Very quiet Had a chance to light candles and experience ambience! Read More
Aug 27, 2016 by I_Roam_AB
Old church with tied to the history of Finland and it being caught in a historical tug of war between Sweden and Russia. Interesting is the use of old cannons as part of the architecture and grounds... Read More
"Interesting Combo Church - Lighthouse!"
Aug 1, 2016 by parisienfoodisgood
We stopped for a minute to take a look at the Suomenlinna Church while we were touring the fortress. The church was somewhat plan in appearance but it was made interesting by the fact that it also... Read More
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Kallio Church

"Jugend gem"
Sep 4, 2016 by OtsoKa
Lars Sonck designed church is built in the early 1900's. Beautiful jugend interior and impressive shape over Kallio cityscape. Read More
"Beautiful Art Nouveau Church"
Sep 29, 2016 by jfarlam
Kallio Church has a very solid look to it with its Art Nouveau design. The bell tower is huge with a green dome in front of it. Inside is beautiful too but keep in mind it is in the fairly spartan... Read More
"A lovely church"
Sep 1, 2016 by Kim G
The great thing about Helsinki churches is that they are each so unique. The area behind the altar is currently under construction, but the church was lovely nonetheless. Read More
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Hakaniemi Market Hall

"Good food market for locals."
Oct 1, 2016 by Pavel V
Don't go to old market in harbor come this place to buy some authentic finish food and hand made stuff. Prices are a little bit high but stuff is pretty. And you can drink some coffee upstairs. Read More
"More for people staying in the area"
Sep 28, 2016 by Karis B
It was nice to see what was available, but this market is definitely more for local people shopping for groceries. Read More
"Worth a visit"
Sep 28, 2016 by MosseTurku
The Hakaniemi Market Hall is differnt from that of the Old Market Hall and is less visited. The Hall is on two floors, downstairs you find all the food and upstairs you find handicrafts, second hand... Read More
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Itakeskus Shopping Complex

"Worst shopping mall ever"
Jun 11, 2016 by shade4545
Everything about the place is bad: location, traffic around it (it's crazy all the time!), architecture, parking (extremely unclear directions and short timings), variety of shops, prices in... Read More
"Big enough for make a good shopping"
Jun 8, 2016 by 575esak
You can spend a lot of timefor shopping in the Itis. They hav a lot of restaurants and coffees. Good connections to almost everywhere. Read More
"Airy and light renovation"
Jun 18, 2016 by Heli P
This big shopping center serves mainly people living in the eastern part of Helsinki and had become quite worn and tired looking in the passing years. Now that the long renovation of the main... Read More
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Let's Start From Here

See All Things to Do

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Turku Waterworks Museum
Helsinki Zoo (Korkeasaari Elaintarha)
Rosso Rovaniemi
Turku Castle
Xiang Long
Turku University Botanical Garden
Kuura Brasserie & Winebar
Museum of Northern Ostrobothnia
Turku Art Museum - Turun taidemuseo
Mcdonald's Rovaniemi

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Hilton Helsinki Kalastajatorppa

Helsinki, Finland
EUR 83.64 up

Hotel Haven

Helsinki, Finland
USD 199 up


Helsinki, Finland
EUR 48.2 up

Cumulus Meilahti

Helsinki, Finland
EUR 64.6 up

SweetDream Guesthouse

Helsinki, Finland
EUR 28 up

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Helsinki, Finland
EUR 109.25 up

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Helsinki, Finland
USD 218 up

Hotel Sofia

Helsinki, Finland
EUR 55 up

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Helsinki, Finland
EUR 85 up

Scandic Plaza Turku

Turku, Finland
EUR 95 up

Laivahostel Borea

Turku, Finland
EUR 36.9 up

Omena Hotel Turku

Turku, Finland
EUR 52.25 up

Scandic Julia

Turku, Finland
EUR 89 up

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Turku, Finland
EUR 240 up

Villa Marina Turku

Turku, Finland
EUR 250 up

Original Sokos Hotel City Börs

Turku, Finland
EUR 90 up

Kotimaailma Apartments Turku

Turku, Finland
EUR 107.1 up

Guesthouse Kupittaa

Turku, Finland
EUR 59 up

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Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland
EUR 50.15 up


Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland
EUR 29 up


Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland
EUR 55 up

Aava Apartments

Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland
EUR 100 up

Apartment Kymppi

Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland
EUR 96 up

City Hotel

Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland
EUR 68.4 up

Aliisa's Apartment

Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland
EUR 80 up

Aaltohaka Apartment

Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland
EUR 105 up

Arctic Light Hotel

Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland
EUR 139 up

Finn Rooms

Tampere, Finland
EUR 49 up

Scandic Tampere Station

Tampere, Finland
EUR 96 up

Scandic Rosendahl

Tampere, Finland
EUR 100 up

Kotimaailma Apartments Tampere

Tampere, Finland
EUR 107.1 up

Norlandia Care Tampere Hotel

Tampere, Finland
EUR 86.4 up

Mango Hotel

Tampere, Finland
EUR 69 up

Forenom Suites Tampere City

Tampere, Finland
EUR 103.32 up

Omena Hotel Tampere

Tampere, Finland
EUR 52.25 up

Studio Apartment Tampere

Tampere, Finland
EUR 45 up

Oulu Hotelli Apartments

Oulu, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland
EUR 60 up


Oulu, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland
EUR 60 up

Forenom Apartments Oulu

Oulu, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland
EUR 105 up

Pikisaari Apartment

Oulu, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland
EUR 85 up

Huoneistohotelli Nallisuites

Oulu, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland
EUR 70 up

Best Western Hotel Samantta

Oulu, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland
EUR 89 up

Lapland Hotel Oulu

Oulu, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland
EUR 99 up

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Oulu, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland
EUR 80.75 up

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Oulu, Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland
EUR 150 up

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Kittila, Lapland, Finland
EUR 229 up

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Kittila, Lapland, Finland
EUR 150 up

Levin Stara Apartments

Kittila, Lapland, Finland
EUR 125 up

Apartment Levi Star 1204

Kittila, Lapland, Finland
EUR 90 up

LeviDay Studio

Kittila, Lapland, Finland
EUR 59 up

Northern Lights

Kittila, Lapland, Finland
EUR 150 up

Luvattumaa - Levi Ice Gallery

Kittila, Lapland, Finland
EUR 450 up

Kätkänkulma B2

Kittila, Lapland, Finland
EUR 250 up

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Kittila, Lapland, Finland
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