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Address: Pohjoisesplanadi, Helsinki 00130, Finland
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Perfect place to have a walk with your partner or just with friends. During summer is really crowded but it is one of the most beautiful places in the city center of Helsinki.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
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Helsinki, Finland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Perfect place to have a walk with your partner or just with friends. During summer is really crowded but it is one of the most beautiful places in the city center of Helsinki.

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Perth, Australia
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 via mobile

This is a must to do if you are a tourist or resident alike. Very clean, decent coffee and lovely little cafés. You can shop or people watch to your hearts content. It is very much mid winter now and still lovely. This is a perfect meeting place and a perfect place to while away a few hours. Shops and... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

A rather heart of Helsinki. Great for a nice and peaceful stroll. You can see local people gathering here for family picnics or rather relaxing here on weekends.

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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65 reviews 65 reviews
25 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I come here every time I visit Helsinki. At least during summer. I take a stroll through the park and end at the market where I buy a selection of fruits from the Turkish guys (not officially on offer but if you smile they will prepare you a mixed bowl). Then I go and order a coffee and a crépe... More 

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

What's a super relaxing place for soul and mind calming. Walk along the river and have a cuppa. This is the ideal holiday for summer! It's the port where accessing to islands. Highly recommended.

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Tadworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Rather sums up Helsinki. Peaceful and clean walk with a very nice coffee house in the middle. Nothing is that busy in Helsinki and this makes the walk enjoyable.

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Lambertville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The Esplanade links Helsinki's commercial district with it's inviting waterfront. The vast expanse includes parkland, cafés, retail boutiques featuring top Finnish brands like Iittala and Merrimekko, restaurants, and theaters, both indoors and out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The main street to stroll along and people watch, or sit on one of the many benches / grass alongside this pedestrian street. Right in the centre of Helsinki, ending at the marina. Recommend trying an ice cream from one of the stalls. There are also a handful of restaurants along this street as well as several shops selliing souvenirs,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Nice place to walk around and to enjoy the vibe and view of the city. They have nice restaurants, markets and a beautiful harbour to spend all day at.

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

Not the biggest waterfront, but blended in the city well. There are ferry service to Suomenlinna Island, and just in front of many restaurants, pub and malls. Good for photography

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