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Address: Seurasaari Island, Helsinki FI-00250, Finland
Phone Number: 358 9 4050 9660 summertime / 358 9 4050 9574 wintertime
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Activities: Walking, Picnicking
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Lots of walking but lots of history too.

Guided tour with a food break in the middle, impressive buildings from the past in wild park surroundings...needs time to appreciate the surroundings.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Guided tour with a food break in the middle, impressive buildings from the past in wild park surroundings...needs time to appreciate the surroundings.

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Aarhus, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This small chapel is worth the visit. The architecture is pretty amazing and it's a peaceful refuge from the hustle and bustle of the city centre.

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Helsinki, Finland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Its a good place to visit, especially if the weather is nice. Nice scenery and nature is beautiful. One of my favorite places in Helsinki.

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Ottawa, Canada
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Hard to beat an open-air market where you can buy a quick lunch or fresh fruit or simply browse the other fine wares for sale. And if the weather turns on you - closed stalls are nearby offering lots of good treats including fine cheese, meats and chocolate.

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Pensacola, Florida
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We visited the open air museum on a Sunday afternoon in mid-July. We took tram #4 from downtown Helsinki, which dropped us a short distance from the museum parking lot. We were expecting this, and since the weather was so nice, we didn't mind the 15-minute walk. If the weather is inclement, I'd suggest taking bus #24, which stops just... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Take a bus out to the island and walk across the bridge to enter this open air museum. Houses from different part of Finland have been rebuilt here and offer a lovely insight into rural life and culture of the different people in Finland.

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Figeac, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

one afternoon to visit this place where are situated the old Finnish houses . In the summer possibility to stop to the beach. Easy to reach with bus 24 from city center or tram 4 then a bit walking .

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Hong Kong, China
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Seurasaari Island 'houses' a beautiful open-air museum which covers almost half of the island (there are signs to indicate where the museum part ends and the rest of the island starts). The museum depicts the simple life that Finns used to lead, surrounded by lakes, trees and wildlife; a very sharp contrast that is reinforced considering the modern age. Back... More 

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Kauniainen, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

If the weather is nice and you want to get some fresh air, please put your comfortable shoes on and visit the island of Seurasaari. It is free of charge.

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Columbus, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Take the #24 bus to the end of the line and cross the bridge onto Seurasaari Island. Some 20 or more old wooden lodgings and buildings have been moved to this open-air museum from all over Finland representing how life was lived long ago. The visit to the farmsteads, church, lodgings in itself was amazing, but we really enjoyed the... More 

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