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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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Great tourist information location

We utilized the tourist information office located at Pohjoisesplanadi 19 - on the northeast corner of the esplenade - to find out how to get to one of the nearby national parks... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Not much here and nothing super attractive about the building. Tourist info desk and plenty of brochures plus clean toilets. Varying free exhibitions in main lobby.

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United States
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We utilized the tourist information office located at Pohjoisesplanadi 19 - on the northeast corner of the esplenade - to find out how to get to one of the nearby national parks. The tour guide who assisted us (wish I could remember her name) did an excellent job describing which public transportation routes to take and provided helpful thoughts on... More 

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Parramatta, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Came here for a wine reception following conference. Very spoilt, as the ballroom was beautiful, not sue if you can normally enter the premises but worth a look if you can!

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Helsinki, Finland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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45 helpful votes 45 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 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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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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21 reviews 21 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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