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Helsinki Central Railway Station

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Address: Kaivokatu 1, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Great Architecture in Helsinki!

There's not too much to this place, but it's a great architectural point of interest on your visit to Helsinki. I personally love train stations, for people watching and taking in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Expat99
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Filled with restaurants and bars, with multiple levels that will connect you to the rest of the Helsinki area quickly and inexpensively, the only train stations in the entire world better that I have ever seen are in Switzerland.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There's not too much to this place, but it's a great architectural point of interest on your visit to Helsinki. I personally love train stations, for people watching and taking in the sights & sounds of a city, but this is worth seeing from outside and wandering through when you're in town.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Helsinki railway station is like jungle now days. Avoid it at all costs. Mainly African and middle-easter people harassing everyone and shouting, yelling, washing clothes in bathrooms etc.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rautatieasema is located at center Helsinki. The location is great and close to hotels, restaurants, shopping centers and public transport so if you arrive at the city by train it will be really easy to travel from there. We took a return train to/from St. Petersburg and it was quite easy to get in and out.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the train from the airport to the Central Railway station in order to tour Helsinki city. The interior of the station seemed to be a regular European railway station. Small with some shops selling souvenirs for tourists. Since we didn't have much time in hand, we were rushing and didn't explore the interior much. However, once we were... More 

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Not sure attraction in its own right but well worth spending a few minutes exploring the place as the architecture is stunning. Classic Art Deco and amazing that this is the central station.

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We arrived in the train station in the evening on a train from the airport. This is a much cheaper and faster way to get from the airport to downtown! The inside of the train station is busy but interesting and hopefully we'll have more time to explore later at there is a whole underground area waiting to be explored.... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really nice looking imposing building central to Helsinki and good for travel to/from the airport which is really easy. Ticketing is easy with machines in various languages and overall easy to negoitate. When I was there they had decorated the statues with KISS masks as they were playing in Helsinki that weekend which looked pretty cool

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Good signs, clear directions, crowded, but decent tidiness. good choise of different shops, coffeeshops....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Routine railway station, as anywhere in Europe. Noisy, little dirty, full of people. It is not any typical Finnish attraction.

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