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Yrjonkadun Swimming Hall

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Address: Yrjonkatu 21, Helsinki 00100, Finland
Phone Number: 358 9 310 87401
Activities: Swimming
Description: Facility offers several varieties of sauna and a splendid art deco pool.

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Extraordinary swim!

I can honestly say I have never been to a pool like this one. I love swimming and always look for an opportunity to visit a pool when on holiday. This pool is simply beautiful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I can honestly say I have never been to a pool like this one. I love swimming and always look for an opportunity to visit a pool when on holiday. This pool is simply beautiful! Naked swimming is allowed here so men and women have separate swimming times (you can check the website for details). You are of course allowed... More 

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La Paz, Bolivia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The Yrjönkadun Uimahalli is truly great. Its early twentieth century architecture is kind on the eye but the very best of it is the possibility (not obligatory) to swim nude, the saunas and the massage beds one can get! A nice trip on a cold Helsinki morning!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This was the highlight of my time in Helsinki. It was relaxing and a unique cultural experience. I did struggle to find the entrance but apart from that it was great. I wish I had taken the time and paid the money to access the second level and cafe. Do be warned though. Everyone swims breaststroke. I imagine this would... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Naked swimming pool (you can also wear swimsuit but most people go naked). The pool is a bit small but nice atmosphere and beautiful building. Can be quite crowded.

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New York City, New York
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16 attraction reviews
378 helpful votes 378 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

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
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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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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
11 helpful votes 11 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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