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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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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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 7, 2014
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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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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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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58 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
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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34 reviews 34 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

We took an organised bus tour of Helsinki due to lack of time although we walked to and from the cruise ship to the city centre. After the bus tour we walked to the markets and an old church near the city centre. This is a wonderful city with friendly people.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

On a beautiful September day, Finns are out in abundance in Senate Square. We listened to a local man who was set up as a one-man band sing in a robust baritone voice beneath the statue of Alexander II. Helsinki is a great city for walking, be sure to see the Temple Square Church literally carved out of rocks.

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