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Well Park (Kaivopuisto)

South of Puistok, Helsinki, Finland (Kampinmalmi)
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Ranked #22 of 147 Attractions in Helsinki
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Parks
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Berlin, Germany
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

best park. when you walk through it and you know that you are getting closer to se seashore. then you can see the baltic sea through the trees and finally you are there. it is so relaxing. best place in helsinki :)

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Helsinki, Finland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

A very nice and old park.  One of the oldest original parks in Helsinki. A comfortable walking destination. On the highest point there is a nice view of the sea. There are also a few good cafes for you to visit near the park. Ursula or Mattolaituri as an example. Carusel is also quite close to Kaivopuisto (Check the opening hours). On... More

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Helsinki
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I love visiting this park. It's one of my favorite places to visit during summer in Helsinki. You can get there by tram, car or just by walking. It's full of life during summer. The park is big and has several entry and exit points. The park has a lovely view form the top of the hill. You can see... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Beautiful park walking distance from the centre of Helsinki with beautiful views to the sea. Large enough to find a quiet spot, there are park benches on several locations.

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Istanbul
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266 reviews 266 reviews
61 attraction reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We took a bike ride and also did run towards Kaivopuisto from our hotel (Fabian). It was fabulous to be on the shoreline across the islands watching boats go by.

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Helsinki, Finland
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165 reviews 165 reviews
38 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Kaivopuisto is the area where are many embassies. The park is near the sea and if you like to walk from the city it is not too far. About 10-15 minutes. Just follow the seaside and from the harbor go straight ahead. Then you will see the catholic church and you are in the Kaivopuisto park. Walk in to the... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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39 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Helsinki's most prestigious area. Well park is especially popular outdoor activities in the summer of Helsinki and hangout. On May Day, tens of thousands of partygoers go to Well park to socialize and enjoy food and drink in the spirit of springtime picnic. Finnish university students celebrating the traditional May Day morning Ullanlinnanmäki. During the summer park hosts the popular... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

It's nice to walk here and by the sea in the summer, stopping at one of the cafés by the sea for a drink.

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Manchester, UK
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013 via mobile

A short walk from the centre and close to the university. An inclined to the top where you can take a great panaroma shot of the bay.

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Salvador, BA
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130 reviews 130 reviews
87 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

It's a large park with view to helsinki archipelago and baltic sea, nice to see the boats come and go, take a stroll, see the sunset.

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