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Address: Aleksanterinkatu/Hallituskatu, Helsinki, Finland
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Great Forum! Center of activity!

Serving as a forum, this is a great place to see several of Helsinki's landmarks. Among those landmarks are the Helsinki Cathedral, The Government Palace and the main building of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Provincetown, Massachusetts

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

Serving as a forum, this is a great place to see several of Helsinki's landmarks. Among those landmarks are the Helsinki Cathedral, The Government Palace and the main building of the University of Helsinki. From here many other of the city's landmarks are easily accessible. Worth a bit of time it self, even if just to absorb the great energy... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nothing to mention as there was nothing on when I visited. The steps to the Cathedral were nice and long!

Thank Credz
Windsor, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 449 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

With the cathedral towering the square and the statue of Alexander the second amidst it, the square is definitely the pinnacle of Helsinki's beauty. The nice thing is that it also a short stroll from the market square making the visit to Helsinki achievable easily on foot.

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Sint-Truiden, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When I went to visit Helsinki we went to the little market next to the sea and found a few lovely things to take home. I bought some fresh berries too and walked to the Helsinki Cathedral. Went sitting on te stairs and started to eat the berries. Realy lovely afternoon.

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is the official centre of the city, and it is well worth climing the steps up to visit the Lutheran cathedral.

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I walk past this great monument every day on my way to work and it seems now people are more and more taking selfies ok its not a bad thing. but this is an amazing piece of architectural history right here. its also pretty great with a nice sunrise popping on the right. looks awesome in winter also when all... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good to see! Travelled with friends! Lot of places to take pictures/selfies. In weekends you will see many travellers so if you travel Solo, you can find some company here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great spot for photos, a short walk from the shopping streets or the water. Must see for any tourist visiting, and also where the hop on hop off buses start their circuit! (which we found very useful!)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The square and Senate were very beautiful. There are nice bars and restaurant in the neighborhood as well!

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Turku, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful area, architecture and historical place in older part of downtown Helsinki. Peaceful and nice walking area especially during weekend mornings and when doing sightseeing. I recommend to visit.

Thank SakiJR

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