On a visit to Helsinki you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Helsinki. These places are what Helsinki is all about. These must see places in Helsinki will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Suomenlinna C 40, 00190 Helsinki, Finland
06:00 am - 11:00 pm
Suomenlinna is on a lovely set of islands just off the coast of Helsinki. These islands are accessible by ferry and a refreshing getaway from the city. The Sea Fortress which was initially known as Sveaborg spans over the islands and a brilliant system of fortification made these islands an excellent strategic location in the olden days.
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Sofiegatan 4, 00170 Helsinki, Finland
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Helsinki City Museum was made to celebrate the heritage of the city. This Museum has an astonishing collection of artefacts, objects of interest and curious that paints a beautiful picture of the history of the city. Made as a place of conservation of culture, it has become a very popular tourist site now.
Over 200,000 objects from times old an...
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Pohjoisesplanadi, 00170 Helsinki, Finland
08:00 am - 04:00 pm
This Market Square in Helsinki is an amazing place to take in the sights and sounds of the city. The Market square is also obviously a great place to shop or hang out with friends. Surrounded by older buildings and with the cobblestone paths that take you back in time, this place is certainly a must visit in Helsinki.
The market here is fresh and v...
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Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Mannerheiminaukio 2, FIN-00100, Helsinki, Finland
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Museum of Contemporary art in Helsinki is a paradise for the art lover. With over 8000 modern works of art on display it is certainly a wonderful museum to visit. Most of the art work has been done by Finnish artists but you will see a few international artists as well.
It isn’t just paintings but sculptures, figurines and other abstract ...
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Unionsgatan 29, 00170 Helsingfors, Finland
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Lutheran Cathedral or the Helsinki Cathedral, which is known as the Tuomiokirkko in Finnish, is the perfect amalgamation of simplicity and elegance. The grand church with its somber white exteriors and neo-classical domes is certainly a very interesting to see.
Completed in 1852, the church stands tall in the center of the city of Helsinki. The...
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Kaivokatu 2, 00100, Helsinki
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Ateneum Art Museum is a very interesting attraction for art lovers in the city of Helsinki. There is a broad collection of art from various different eras and belonging to several different styles. It is a treasury of amazing art from all over the world.
With over 4000 paintings and 700 sculptures on display, these to arts make up a major chunk...
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Lutherinkatu 3, 00100 Helsinki, Finland
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Temppeliaukio church is an absolute delight to see in Helsinki. The whole church was carved out of a rock face which makes it utterly remarkable. Visiting the church is like entering a gorgeous cave dedicated to worship.
There are slits in the dome through which rays of light shine through illuminating the entire church. In fact the dome itself...
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Seurasaari, FI-00250 Helsinki, Finland
11:00 am - 05:00 pm
Located on a land accessible island off the coast of Helsinki, the Seurasaari open air museum is certainly worth a trip. The unique open-air space is a display of various has a series of 87 separate buildings that do an amazing job of illustrating the Finnish way of life.
The different areas of the country have a different way of living, making hou...
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Linnanmäki Amusement Park, Tivolikuja 1, FI-00510 Helsinki
01:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Linnanmaki Amusement Park or Borgbacken as it is known as in Swedish, is a fun-filled extravaganza of entertainement that you should not miss in Helsinki. It is certainly a must visit if you are going with kids.
With around 43 different rides to choose from, this exciting place is sure to leave you enthralled. It looks kind of magical when lit up a...
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Toolonlahti, Helsinki, Finland
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Tolonlahti in Helsinki is a sort of a reclaimed Bay area that is a lovely place to visit. Located in the very heart of Helsinki, the water body is an idyllic spot to explore. It is surprising to find such a serene and picturesque area in the middle of a busy city.
Birdwatchers will love this place. The gorgeous waters are home to a wide array of du...
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Kalliolinnantie 14, FI-00140 Helsinki
11:00 am - 04:00 pm
The Mannerheim Museum stands in homage to Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim. This warm and welcoming museum is the perfect rainy-day place to visit. Carl Mannerheim was the Marshal of Finland and the museum celebrates his life and exhibits the historical events during his rule very beautifully.
The Mannerheim Museum displays all that there is to know abo...
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Pohjoisesplanadi, Helsinki 00130, Finland (Kampinmalmi)
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...