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Seurasaari Island

Address: Helsinki, Finland
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Ranked #3 of 138 Attractions in Helsinki
Type: Islands, Nature & Parks
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Type: Islands, Nature & Parks

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Helsinki, Finland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

An open air museum in the midst of the city. An absolute marvel for the locals. Great place for a day out in the nature. Easy and free access. Lotsa places to sit, relax and enjoy, either alone or with a group of friends. Tiny beaches and places to swim and BBQ.

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Tadworth, United Kingdom
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154 reviews 154 reviews
45 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Go at dawn , when the light is very special. The ferries from Helsinki are very frequent and cheap. The views back at Helsinki are every good. Interesting for photographers.

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

A beautiful way to while away a few hours. Very snowy when we went and nothing open, but I'm sure in the summer there would be. Definitely worth a visit.

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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The place is usually popular during the summer when the place is green and the sun is shining and place is fully open. I went on a saturday in November so almost everything was closed and it was pretty dark but luckily there was snow all over as it had snowed a day before. The place looked wonderful laden in... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a good place to spend some time outdoors walking in nature even if is so close to the centre. There are many old log buildings and it is an out-door museum, too. Great place to visit almost any time of the year. A great picnic during summer. Always windy.

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Helsinki, Finland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great nature, historical buildings transferred from different parts of Finland. Various museums near-by. Food services not very special. Reserve enough time and enjoy opportunity to swim as well. Great place for joggers from Hilton Kalastajatorppa.

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Ballarat, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Squirrel island (not a translation) was a great place to learn about the history, and culture of Finland. There were houses on this island from the late 1800's right up until what cottages look like today. I went during the peak of winter and trust me, it was an amazing walk around this island but damn....all of the footpaths were... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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38 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Lots happening so check the schedule so you know the times. At the end of bus 24 and easy to get there and back from Helsinki. Self tour with enough information and good guides located a various places. Good place for a picnic and a all day if you have the time.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Very nice place for a walk with nice weather. not too busy and lots of places to sit around. just a great place to escape the city for half a day.

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Canberra, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Wandering through the lovely lanes (the trees and water - symbols of Helsinki to us - ever present, you come across historical buildings (farm houses, barns, boathouses, manor houses, barns, churches) in a very natural setting. Give yourself a few hours & relax. So interesting, but that's Helsinki & Finland for you

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