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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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World of Jean Sibelius, Virka Gallery at City Hall

We visited this on its opening day and thankfully there were few people there. We went back the following day and there were too many people really. But then it was Helsinki... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Attending a congress in Helsinki,the Openingfunction were held here. The reception hall was so beautiful,especially the chandeliers hanging from the ceiing in all their splendour. You could not stop staring at them,and that really was welcome,having to listen to speach after speach! The interior of the whole building is worth a visit,and it is so well situated near the harbour.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We visited this on its opening day and thankfully there were few people there. We went back the following day and there were too many people really. But then it was Helsinki Day so undoubtedly not typical. The displays are very well presented and as well as providing information; it gives the opportunity to let the mind dwell on the... More 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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