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The Railway Station (Rautatieasema)

Kaivokatu, Helsinki 00077, Finland
358 09 4766 4000
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Ranked #21 of 147 attractions in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

This is the central station where most of the bus, trams, and trains connect to. Most importantly, you will also find the airport express bus that goes to and from the airport.

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

OK, it's a railway station but the style is wonderful. A small building, by international big city standards, it is well worth a visit. To my uneducated eye it looked 'Art Deco' but I later read it was 'Art Nouveau'. Whatever the labels, it's everso nice ! Apparently it was voted 'One of the worlds most beautiful railway stations' by... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Architecture is interesting but there is nothing that special inside of The building. However its a nice place to wait a train and grap a coffee.

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Decatur, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We changed from airport bus to tram here at the station, which is beautiful and looks to be full of interesting history. The inside and outside alike are a draw. We had to ask someone where to get the trams, so having maps really helps a lot in this city!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We walked through the rain to view this beautiful work of art deco architecture. The statues outside were covered for renovation but the views inside were ample reward for getting wet. The main ticket/waiting room is inspiring. If you have an interest in railway station architecture and design then Helsinki Central is a must see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

You need to look above you to appreciate this lovely building. Unfortunately building work was going on at the front but it was still a pleasure to pass through. Clean tidy friendly just like Finland !!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Located in the city centre of Helsinki the train station is kind of a unique building from its architecture, inside as well as outside. Just stay away from this area in the evening especially at the weekend when this place is populated mainly by drunk people and the floor is covered by waste.

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Tampere, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The train was easy to find. The timetables are very easy to read. A kiosk, coffee bar, hamburger bar etc...

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The building is beautiful, spacious and clean. Everything works perfectly, and the trains wonderful. Staff was helpful when we need to decide what type of ticket was more convenient.

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Chelsea, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

During our walk to visit Helsinki Market Square along with the various beautiful buildings, we were told that we must make a stop at the Railway Train Station. So we did. This impressive landmark is located in the central Helsinki and has become the main railway station. The front of the building is dominated by four male statues holding some... More

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