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Address: Iso Puistotie - Ehrenstromintie - Itainen Puistotie, Helsinki 00140, Finland
Phone Number: +358 9 31039000
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My piece of relax in Helsinki

Beautiful gardens with coffee houses and the most relaxing view to the sea. It's amazing in winter and full of activities in summer time. Lovers corners, all sorts of birds in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Ramat Gan
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful gardens with coffee houses and the most relaxing view to the sea. It's amazing in winter and full of activities in summer time. Lovers corners, all sorts of birds in fall. playground for children all the year. Don't miss it.

Thank aviva_friedman
Helsinki, Finland
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51 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Situated next to the coast and south of the center, this is s perfect place to stop and relax for a moment. The park has numerous benches and chairs available but also the bedrock provides perfect spots to sit. Travel here by foot and enjoy the areas or take tram 3 to its final stop and walk right in.

Thank MikSarSus
Alexandria, Virginia
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

If the day is sunny, take the walk out to this park and meander along the water. You can see the Suomenlinna Islands from here, as well as hundreds of boats docked throughout the many Helsinki harbors.

Thank ChristineT107
Chico, California
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

This is a beautiful place to wander and appreciate the preservation of an extensive natural area near the Harbor. Paths beckon in all directions through clusters of trees. At the water's edge you come to Observatory Hill which offers a splendid view of ships coming and going. A gem well worth a leisurely visit.

Thank Robert B
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43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Kaivopuisto is the place to be during first of May and a few other national holidays. Also evening walks by the sea or visiting the cafes is fun. Harbor is nice, but that is in my mind different place than the actual Kaivopuisto around it. After visiting the Kadriorg park in our southern neighbor state, I feel that Kaivopuisto is... More 

Thank Leija01
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Great park with an amazing view over the sea. Nice place to sit and have picnic in summer or just take a walk.

Thank Franziska S
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41 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

This park is what I was expecting from Helsinki: trees, grass, windy shores, sun peeping trough the leaves. Relaxing to walk and to cycle. A moment of peace.

Thank Hufhvdgjbffj
Helsinki, Finland
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

A popular summer time place for concerts and strolling. Nice old restaurant Kappeli at the end of the park. Excellent Soup of the day for a reasonable price. Good for watching people.

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Sydney, Australia
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319 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Starting the walk at the Kauppatori Market, it takes about 10-15 minutes to reach park. The path follows the coastline (with upper paths into the park also available), providing numerous photo opportunities as well as passing a few cafes (and various spots suitable for a picnic). Be sure to treat yourself to an ice cream from one of the various... More 

Thank nick164
Helsinki, Finland
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

If you want to see the archipelago and seaside in Helsinki, this is the place. Nice place to have picnic or you can visit one of several cafes along the seaside

Thank Carina235

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