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The Railway Station (Rautatieasema)

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Address: Kaivokatu, Helsinki 00077, Finland
Phone Number: 358 09 4766 4000
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The building is the impressive part

The railway station of Helsinki is located in an impressive building. It is not as large and modern as some of the stations in Germany nor is it as busy as the ones in London or... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Windsor, Canada

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars. Price level quite high but the atmosphere is unique. The "Minute bar" describes the hall well....

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Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The railway station of Helsinki is located in an impressive building. It is not as large and modern as some of the stations in Germany nor is it as busy as the ones in London or Paris but nevertheless it is located in an impressive building.

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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a very impressive operation. The building itself is a magnificent structure worthy of a visit. The station is huge and filled with a variety of shops. It is the central station that serves the city and from there the trams come and go. I did not find it easy to navigate, nor did there seem to be any... More 

Terrigal, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The station is a transport hub for Helsinki which also houses a number of coffee and takeaway food stands. We arrived at the station after a 22 hour flight - Finnair bus to station. Cup of good coffee was most welcome.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We entered and left via Helsinki railway station. It is well laid out and efficient. There are good food outlets available within. Needless to say, it is at the epicentre of Helsinki. The exterior is particularly attractive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Finland's most-visited building.Of course, it is not to contemplate the architecture, but because this is the hub for rail traffic.You will pass without a plan if you make a city visit

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Still cannot get over paying €1 to access the toilets! The interior is worth looking at if you re interested in architecture. Also, there is a good news-stand (I managed to get hold of The Financial Times). I did not travel by train so I cannot comment on buying ticket etc, but the place does appear to be well laid... More 

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Ottawa, a Capital town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Art nouveau style, alongside a central square, and with easy access to the important sites and landmarks of Helsinki. The trains in Finland always run on time!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I never really thought I about the Helsinki Rail Station as an attraction, after all... it's a rail station. It's where you go to catch the trains. On the other hand, it is often where you go to start your journey to other parts of Helsinki and Finland and the central bus terminus is right outside. But, in reality, I... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No rail terminus in the world can match this creation for character and idiosyncrasy. Its arched facade, guarded on either side by two lamp-holding granite figures, has reminded many observers of an earlier radio set. Inside the railway station are many eating places, flower shops and gift stores.

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