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Senate Square

Aleksanterinkatu/Hallituskatu, Helsinki, Finland
+358 9 31013300
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Aleksanterinkatu/Hallituskatu, Helsinki, Finland
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+358 9 31013300
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Reviewed today

Absolutely gorgeous place. pleasant place to spend some time siteseeing. awesome lovely place, ver pretty

Thank Lutchmee M
Reviewed yesterday

We stopped of here from our hop on hop off bus to take pictures. If in Helsinki put this square on your list.

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is at the center of Helsinki. If you are at Helsinki then it is must visit place for you. Lot of tourist always roam around this area.

Thank arindamdeb
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are interested in architecture and photography, be sure to come to Senate Square. The Cathedral and the area around it is worth spending some time.

Thank Squidhead
Reviewed 3 days ago

This historic square is dominated by the cathedral perched at the top and framed by the Senate and the University and National Library of Finland. One would like to think that a center for learning and a repository of knowledge being on the square with...More

Thank waterandmore
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The square is best to visit at sundown when all the tourist bussen are gone. We went at the end of a rainy evening with nice clouds

Thank Ronald B
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The square is interesting with the seal sculptures currently decorating one corner - we didnt do a tour so perhaps we missed out on the nuances but we saw pretty building and moved on. It IS located near some quality shopping areas so that is...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice square in the middle of the city. Would be interesting to be here for events, what with all the seating on the steps.

Thank OliverandLisa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Senate square is the heart of Helsinki surrouded by Helsinki University, the main cathedral and government premises. In the mids you find the tsar statue. Do't leave Helsinki without seeing this.

Thank IrmaLiberty
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really beautiful square right in the heart of Helsinki. It is worth a visit just to sit and gaze in awe at the magnificent cathedral towering above you. There are a fair few steps up but at least they double as a place to sit!...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
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