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Perfectly beautiful

Maybe difficult to find but worthwhile to visit. Azaleas were in blossom and rhododenrons about to... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Maari100
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Helsinki, Finland
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Magical place during June or end of May

depending the summer heat this place blooms early june or mid june. Might start to bloon end of... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
Nea_Barman
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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Worth visiting although people who visited this park a year ago may be a bit disappointed because blooming of summer 2017 was so extraordinary when all flowers bloomed same time. Azaleas are very beautiful right now and many of the rhododendrons will reach their full...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Maybe difficult to find but worthwhile to visit. Azaleas were in blossom and rhododenrons about to begin thei blossoming. What colours! Very wide area! Easy to catch by public transportation

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

depending the summer heat this place blooms early june or mid june. Might start to bloon end of may. So beautifull. Take some food and drinks and have a picnic. So magical! Its totally free and open to everyone! You can visit there any time.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Visited during high season when all the flowers were in bloom. Lots of people so it was difficult to move, but the flora was amazing! Despite the traffic I would recommend visiting, although check that the flowers are blossoming at that time.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The Rhododendron park in Haaga is definitely a place to go. It's just magical when blossoming. The Forrest is full of colourful rhododendrons and azaleas usually on midsummer. Strongly recommend.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Worth visiting if you are in Helsinki in mid June! Blossom that you can't imagine in the middle on woods. Take your time, walk around, meditate, take pictures - as you wish. Just go there to enjoy!

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Big park full of blooming rhodorendrons and azaleas. Wide pathways and even a toilette. No entrance fee. I highly recommend.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

Haagan Alppiruusupuisto (also called as Rodopuisto or Rhodopuisto in Finnish) is part of the University of Helsinki's unique plant breeding work for woody ornamental plants. In 1975, a total of 3000 rhododendron were planted in the area for research purposes. The aim of the breeding...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

This place is just amazing in the start of June each year. If You visit Helsinki at the end of the spring-time / start of the summer-time, You must see this!

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

Need a short break? Step into a commuter train (A, E, L, P, U, X, Y) and get of at Huopalahti station (9 min, inside Helsinki ticket). Next to the station in Northern side is a small arboretum: a small grove full of rhododendrons blooming...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Response from Travis G | Reviewed this property |
I haven't been there myself in August, but friends have told me there aren't many flowers left even now (mid-July).
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