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Esplanade

Pohjoisesplanadi, Helsinki 00130, Finland (Kampinmalmi)
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Ranked #7 of 135 attractions in Helsinki
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Parks
Activities: Shopping
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Helsinki, Finland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Two new restaurants opened, Presto in February and Bronda in March. Already several good restaurants side by side starting from Havis Amanda statue: Salutorget, Kappeli, Savoy, Sasso, Fishmarket, Aino, Kämp, Strindberg, Teatterin Grilli,....reviews can be found at reijosfood.com

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midlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Nice place to sit on a bench and have a picnic or read a book. Make sure you take the time to walk down this strip on your way to see another sight

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
41 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

this is fullof history have good walking shoes we went and it snowed so very picturesque can get ferry to soumalina island from here a pleasent stroll to watch the world go by, some small market stalls at promanade and some lovely cafeesand restaurents

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Brisbane, Australia
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95 reviews 95 reviews
47 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

In midsummer, there was usually a performance happening. Always full of people enjoying themselves. Just a really nice place to relax and watch the world go by.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This little strip of green, bounded by or ads and designer shops makes for a very pleasant stroll towards the ferry terminals and katajanokka island

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

This is a very historic part of the city! It’s decorated with statues and landmarks – it’s also very close to the docks and the Presidents House! This strip connects the centre of Helsinki and is a walk to remember! I would suggest suitable footwear in the winter months though, had a few near misses in the snow! I wasn’t... More

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Belgium
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166 reviews 166 reviews
22 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Nice long walk in the middle of the shopping disctrict. Shame though about the cars, this should be a pedestrian area.

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Helsinki, Finland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

You should have a walk in the Esplanade (Esplanaadi in Finnish) at least once during the day and once during the night :-) You will certainly enjoy the views, the serenity, and the atmosphere. You can enjoy an ice cream from the numerous ice cream kiosks along the Esplanade or just have a seat and enjoy the wonderful views...

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Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

It was a nice place to stroll after dinner. Close to great shopping and restaurants and cafes. We enjoyed sitting on a bench and people watching. Very neat and clean with pretty greenery.

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Park City, Utah
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94 reviews 94 reviews
8 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We were here in December so the Esplanade was not in its glory but it was lovely all the same. I was a little surprised at how short it is - only about 700m - but it leads you from one end of town to the other nicely. I'd love to see it in the summer some time.

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