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Esplanadi Park

Lovely park in the middle of Helsinki. Plenty of benches to sit and observe,even better when it SNOWED!

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jane P
Rainham, United Kingdom
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Rainham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely park in the middle of Helsinki. Plenty of benches to sit and observe,even better when it SNOWED!

Thank Jane P
Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The area nearest to the Harbour is lively. Good range of (relatively) inexpensive craft stalls. Hugely Popular Food stalls where you can get either a tasty snack or a full meal. Salmon Fish Soup with bread is highly recommended. A bit of a scrum - to find somewhere to sit and eat.

Thank BobandJosie
Rocky River, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This iasa must see in Helsinki. The park is lined with all the best shops in the city. At the end is the harbor and the market. In summer you can stroll almost 24/7 with no concerns. Lots of places to eat. Finns love the sun so you will see them getting their rays any time of year. You can... More 

Thank John J
Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful esplanade from the city centre to the Market Square, being a wide path between rows of large trees surrounded by the upmarket shops and apartments. There is a delightful coffee shop at the MArket Square end which is worth a visit.

Thank Kiwisnowbirds
Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Main shopping street with many expensive shops and fine dining is possible too. You just have to do it.

Thank Pierre5aLive
Fort Worth, Texas
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The park is much smaller than I thought it would be. It is however, lovely. It will take less than 10 minutes to walk the length of the park. Seriously. :)

Thank nccarraway
Turin, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located at walking distance from the main railway station, the Esplanade is a must see if you want to have a walk downtown Helsinki. Close to the center and near local streets markets and malls, from here you can board ferries going to Estonia and nearby islands. Better to visit when the weather is good or it may get really... More 

Thank mackodenes
Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, we could hardly move as all the locals were out celebrating. Heaps of ambience. Music everywhere, some food stalls and people selling balloons. There are some lovely old buildings with interesting architecture that are now restaurants. Definitely worth a visit. The restaurant was overflowing so we decided to keep walking.

Thank jarrah62
New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to sit down and rest while walking around Helsinki, easy to get too, plenty of coffee houses around. Well worth a visit.

Thank warrenlough123
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Surrounded by shops and restaurants, this well-landscaped park is near significant buildings and landmarks (including the Havis Amanda statue in the park) and is extremely pleasant to walk through. A great introduction to Helsinki as a city, we began exploring the city walking from Kamppi, the design district thru the city center to the Esplanadi and harbor area. There is... More 

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