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The Swimming Stadium

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Address: Hammarskjoldintie, Helsinki 00250 , Finland

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Good pool in middle of Helsinki

That pool has great hictory. Olympisc games swimmimgs was hold there yeat 1952. So its open to air and you can feel sunny shining there as well as water drops. Its open only on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 2, 2014
Markku S
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Helsinki, Finland
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Helsinki, Finland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

That pool has great hictory. Olympisc games swimmimgs was hold there yeat 1952. So its open to air and you can feel sunny shining there as well as water drops. Its open only on the summertime (from usually 10.5-15.9), its quite sheap, there is also gym. Pool itself is good, 50 meters long and about 8 lines. In addition you... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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39 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

A nice experience to swim in an outdoor bath.Swimming stadium is located near Olymia stadium and if the weather is beautiful it's nice to be lying on the grass next to the pools and just take it easy. After a swim you can go into the sauna. It´s big. Check the opening hours. it is closed in the autumn and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Cheap, open air 50m pool. Very clean. Free sauna included after you've done you're swimming..................................................................................................................

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Helsinki, Finland
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8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

An alternative to Hietaniemi and other beaches. Easy to reach and spacious facility both for swimming and hanging out in the sun. Walking distance from tram stops and easily reachable by bicycle. Used to be a potato storage during the WW2.

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Helsinki
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I love it! Going every week between abt 9.May to 21.Sept (2014) Good Sauna's for t women and men separately and 50m swimming pool together. Also suntanning possibilety. So, must hv swimming suits or bikini's

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Oulu, Finland
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24 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Outdoor swimming pool, originating from year 1940 and was used in Helsinki Olympics on 1952. Spacious, clean locker rooms. There's also a gym downstairs. There are kiosks both outside and inside the area. Jumping platforms and one water slide. This is hugely popular when the weather is warm but I recommend visiting it when during rainy days. Then there are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Let's start off by saying I might be a little biased on this review. I love watching and following anything to do with swimming history. When visited I didn't even think to bring a suit. I bought one from the front desk for really cheap and headed straight to the pool. I spend hours going off the platforms and diving... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

This very traditional part of the 1952 Olympic Games venue is superb for regular swim training. The season is reasonably long (May to September) and the serial flash-in ticket is very convenient without being overpriced. Vault jumping and waterrunning are also well arranged. Overall, the track etiquette of the swimmers in the 50 metre main pool is good (except for... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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43 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

There are are outside swimming pools and a lot of fun at summer days. There are always a lot of people but it is good for swimming if the weather is good.

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Helsinki, Finland
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39 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Good place to have fun in the sun! Always clean and nice athmosphere. Jumping towers to 1-5m. Located some distance from the center, but every local knows this place so you probably will find it anyway

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