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Address: Pohjoisesplanadi, Helsinki 00130, Finland
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A great place to people watch.

On a sunny afternoon, after walking the sights of Helsinki, this is a wonderful place to sit, rest the feet and people watch. There is usually something going on, music of some... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

On a sunny afternoon, after walking the sights of Helsinki, this is a wonderful place to sit, rest the feet and people watch. There is usually something going on, music of some sort, or a busker, and juice and ice cream readily available. A continual stream of people walking by, both locals and tourists, gives colour to the park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

A lovely park near the harbor with cafes, shops, sculpture, street musicians and a band stand for outdoor concerts.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

There are some really nice views of the harbour here. Plus there is plenty of action in the markets.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Esplanade in summer is one of the most relaxing and pleasant places to be. Helsinki is a wonderful city,and this is one of the key areas to see on your way to one of the many boat trips which are excellent. It's hard to believe just how far north this is in summer. I've experienced over 30 degrees more than... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Next to the market square as well as all the ferry terminals, the park is a great hang out place to chill during sunny days! It can be loaded with people just sitting, chatting, or kids running around, but you'll always be able to find a good spot. Why not get a cornetto from one of the few shops in... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Nice place for an outside lunch on the benches, or perhaps a picnic on the grass - but only in case its a good weather.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Very clean and wellkept and walk through to the Salutorg (market place). Plenty of benches awailable and one very enjoyable musician playing the electronic violin with backing music.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Awesome park. By the water they have a Market Square which lots of trinkets and food. Park area is really nice. Feels very elegant. During the summer it doesn't get dark. Sat in the park at 11pm at night and felt like dusk. Some areas avail for local musicians to perform

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Wil, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Seems to be a hotspot in summer. Lots of people, music, coffee, icecream. We did not like the south american band with their typical ande music - it is really outdated and was amplified to an increadible intensity...

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Casalnuovo di Napoli, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Nice area in heart of Helsinki, beautiful place to have picnic or drink especially on summer. Nice little places around to grab a drink or snack. Beautiful old buildings around and on summer some events. Near by pier during the day you usually find market.

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Address: Pohjoisesplanadi, Helsinki 00130, Finland
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki

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