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Address: Iso Puistotie - Ehrenstromintie - Itainen Puistotie, Helsinki 00140, Finland
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Great Green Big Park!

Big park near the city and ocean. Great place to get some fresh air near to exellent arcitecture of Helsinki.

Reviewed 12 July 2016
Samuli K
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

Big park near the city and ocean. Great place to get some fresh air near to exellent arcitecture of Helsinki.

Thank Samuli K
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1,018 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 634 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

This is such a lovely part of Helsinki with so much green space and right next to the sea. We really enjoyed strolling along the adjoining boardwalk with ice cream from Helsingin Jäätelötehdas.

Thank George M
Helsinki, Finland
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487 reviews
206 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

This is the best piece of Helsinki in summer. Sea, views, cafés, bars, boats, park, restaurants, ice cream- all in Kaivopuisto! Something for everyone. Enjoy sea and summer!

Thank AriHelsinki
Greenbelt, Maryland
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173 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Large, flanked on three sides by water, this park sites at the southern end of the old town. It is best enjoyed on a warm day, as there is little to protect the visitor from any gust of wind or rain squall. there is a low hill (where the local astronomy club build a small dome for stargazers) which allows... More 

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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Helsinki has a beautiful walking path on the waterfront and one can walk from the city centre to Kaivopuisto. It may take around 30 minutes, depending on normal walking speeds. You can also hop on a tram from the city centre. Kaivopuisto is a popular location for many events, group activities and becomes a major hub for May 1st Vappu... More 

1 Thank Tojo E
Helsinki, Finland
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Start from Kauppatori seaside as long as you can see sea! So relaxing. On beautiful days you will not be alone there - a real gem of Helsinki! Enjoy!

Thank Saija6
Helsinki, Finland
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128 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Kaivopuisto is an old finnish parkinstitution. There people have celebrated 1.5 day for centuries and its also good place to just go picnic or go running. Seaside wiew is great.

Thank Markku S
Los Angeles, California
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016

The park is great in the summer, with a beautiful view of the sea. In winter, when it's covered in snow (on a good year, from January to March) you can sledge down the slopes on some of the hills.

Thank f64CM
Helsinki, Finland
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279 reviews
197 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2015

It is obvious that Kaivopuisto is a lovely park in the summer with it's curving walkways and old trees. In the snowless darkness of mid-winter you might look at and visit buildings near by. Many foreign embassies are situated by the park in a variety of houses of different architectual styles. This is also an elite location to live in,... More 

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Ramat Gan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

Beautiful gardens with coffee houses and the most relaxing view to the sea. It's amazing in winter and full of activities in summer time. Lovers corners, all sorts of birds in fall. playground for children all the year. Don't miss it.

1 Thank aviva_friedman

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