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Yrjonkadun Swimming Hall

Address: Yrjonkatu 21, Helsinki 00100, Finland (Kampinmalmi)
Phone Number: 358 9 310 87401
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Ranked #9 of 88 Activities in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Health Clubs, Traveler Resources, Spas & Wellness
Activities: Swimming
Owner description: Facility offers several varieties of sauna and a splendid art deco pool.
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Type: Health Clubs, Traveler Resources, Spas & Wellness
Activities: Swimming
Owner description: Facility offers several varieties of sauna and a splendid art deco pool.

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New York City, New York
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205 reviews 205 reviews
14 attraction reviews
325 helpful votes 325 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We went here on a Saturday when it was men only, and this was quite an experience. There was a bit of a wait to use the second floor, which gives you a private "room" with a bed and changing area and access to the entire sauna. There are three saunas on the second floor - wood, steam, and electric... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Notice: men and women rotate every other day. Get ready to swim and bath naked. Venue is straight from ancient Greece. High ceiling, massive columns and a balcony surrounding the downstairs. Would highly recommend a ticket to upstairs. Two hours minimun with seven euros á hour. Three different saunas and a pool. Table service with full menu and drinks on... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

If you want to experience something different in Helsinki this is a place to go. The building is very beautiful, like an old bath. You can try different types of saunas, swim, order drinks and just enjoy the atmosphere. Especially during the cold winter days, this is a wonderful way to pass time and relax with a group of friends.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Relaxed feeling, beautiful atmosphere. Be prepared to that you're allowed to swim without a swimming suit / bikini. Of course, different opening hours for women & men.

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Sydney
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Its the oldest public swimming hall in Finland and if your after the Finnish experience i say go for it well worth it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

If you want to do something to remember while you are staying in Helsinki, you should definetly go to Yrjönkatu Swimming Hall. The place is so autentic and beatiful and the experience will be something speciall and different!

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3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

If you are looking for a traditional place in Helsinki where to go swimming, then this is your place. The price is decent and the sauna is excellent. The atmosphere is relaxed and really encourages you to just enjoy the bath.

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Helsinki, Finland
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Actually, I'm not writing as a tourist, but as a regular visitor, and would like to share few tips. This swimming hall is historic, the oldest public swimming hall in Finland. It still follows the naturist ideals of 1920's, and as it doesn't have separate locker rooms (lockers are visible from the pool), is likely to do so in the... More 

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Windsor, England
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I went there on Saturday afternoon and had a really lovely time. Wonderful historic atmosphere surrounded by magnificent architecture. I shared a cabin with the person in front of me in the queue. We got naked together and it was all very natural. I didn't make use of the bed in the cabin to relax, but alternated between the various... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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162 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Finally got to these baths. Check the days as its women some days and men on others (Tues, Thursdays & Saturdays).Swam naked in the Art Deco Swimming baths and enjoyed the Sauna. Be warned the water is cold!

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