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Helsinki City Hall (Kaupungintalo)

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Address: Pohjoisesplanadi 1 | North Esplanade, Helsinki, Finland
Phone Number: 09 169 3757

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Cleanest free toilet in Helsinki City

Looking for a free toilet in Helsinki City? Seems like mission impossible - until you visit the City Hall. There is a changing display related to Helsinki, lots of info material... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Marko J
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Helsinki, Finland
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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Looking for a free toilet in Helsinki City? Seems like mission impossible - until you visit the City Hall. There is a changing display related to Helsinki, lots of info material to take with and very spacious and clean toilets. Don't let the receptionists scare you, this place is open for all.

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Helsinki
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This beautifull Helsinki City Hall is located right next to the main market place. Which is then located right in the centre of Helsinki. This area includes a lot interesting, the presidental palace, the orthodox church, the big white churc the whole Empire centre. City Hall is open for public and a good hint to know is there is spacious... More 

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NEUS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Had a reception at Helsinki City Hall. It was elegant and had old world charm. Loved the whole city so easy to get around, friendly people and great shopping.

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We received a warm welcome when we entered. They have maps and brochures which was very helpful. But the best was, in the lobby are 4 desktop computers that they let us use for free! This was a great stop for us.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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58 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Helsinki city hall is centrally located in the city so you can visit several attractions from there. You can get a lot of useful information about places to visit from the tourist counter inside noting that the staff are very helpful

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We took a wander into the city hall and were pleasantly surprised to find a great exhibition of 50's food adverts. We had a lovely wander round and I'm sure other exhibitions would be just as good. Great tourist information section too for other things to do.

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Palermo, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Very nice city all, even if it is easy to compare between each other the scandinavian cities, and if compared it lacks of their majesty.

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East kilbride,Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

spent day wandering streets admiring buildings and shopping. Kids loved the free wifi everywhere. Good tourist market at harbour.

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Victoria, B.C.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Helsinki is a truly beautiful city; wonderful architecture and lovely parks; very clean; the city hall and senate square are stunning and the large church is stunning.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

A special evening as part of a recent conference. I loved the interior of the building, art display, lighting and excellent catered food. The staff were very prompt in ensuring everything was in order.. It is just so very difficult to drink a glass of wine and eat a small plate of food while standing. A few tables scattered around... More 

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