Esplanade ParkCurrently Open
- Address: Pohjoisesplanadi, Helsinki 00130, Finland (Kampinmalmi)
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Tags: Park, Landmark, Walking Area, Market, Square, Family And Kids
The Esplanade Park or the Esplanadi is a wonderful cultural and social place in Helsinki. As the name suggests it is a Boulevard park so rather than an enclosed park area, the landscaping has been done in an open walkway to make a wonderful place to hang out in.
While it is very popular with the locals, tourists will also find it to be a refreshing sight. Several neo-classical buildings surround the area. Green grass and colorful flowers have been added to embellish the look even more. There are low benches to sit even though you are welcome to sit on the grass as well. There are often kiosks selling ice cream and other such delicious foods that are sure to make kids of all ages happy. It is certainly a place worth visiting. You can take a picnic to sit on the grass and bask in the sun at Esplanadi.
Even if you do not intend to spend a lot of time here, do make sure to visit the place while on your way to Market Square which the esplanade joins with the city center. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Helsinki itinerary 2 days.
- There are often free concerts that take place in the park in summer. If you happen to be there during one you can just join in.
- You can also access this space on bike. Cars are not allowed.
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92.64% of people who visit Helsinki include Esplanade Park in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
63.85% of people start their Esplanade Park visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Esplanade Park
93.3% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Esplanade Park
I often walk here in the summer and specially during the Christmas holiday season. The lights are gorgeous there at night. For some reason it still lacks something in my opinion. But they do hold some great events there that are totally worth checking out! And I have gotten surprised by pop up events multiple times when I have happened to pass by the park.
A very nice place. Clean, very different people representing easy living and live music. An excellent place for relaxing.
Not as casual as we were hoping, but lots of benches, nice part of the city to rest and take short-medium length break. A frosh event of some sort was going on while we were there, but no one was disruptive or unfriendly.
The best place to experience Helsinki life the way local people do. The ideal place to relax for a while reading a book, lying in the sun on the grass or sitting on a bench. Highly recommended😊
One of the first public parks of Helsinki, a beautiful stroll and a must visit place! Reminds me a lot of other European parks. During summer they have a lot of street sellers, musicians etc. I love to make a picnic in the grass of Esplanadi park, you can buy the food/drinks from a supermarket nearby. The bars/restaurants at Esplanadi are veeery expensive.