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University of Helsinki (Helsingin Yliopisto)

Yliopistonkatu 4 | P.O. Box 33, Helsinki FI-00014, Finland
358 9 1911
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Ranked #61 of 135 attractions in Helsinki
Type: Educational Sites
Most recent review
- May 1, 2013
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El Jadida, Morocco
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396 reviews 396 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

A really beautiful building, the façade is stunning. There's a great little cafe here too. Apparently the building houses some of the most up-to-date facilities and resources for students anywhere

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

When I was student, I learned to know the university inside and outside. It is marvelous place to have a education. Usually a tourist looks at the building outside. The masterpiece of new classical architecture by Engels. So pure classical example. I love those Ionian pylons and the fine pediment.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

Beautiful uni campus in the Helsinki center. Visit the old side of the building and the cosy cheap cafe!

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Helsinki, Finland
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86 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

It is a part of "Senaatintori" facing a similar buidning opposite to the Finnish goverment house, both desigdned by a German architect Ludvig Engel around 1850.

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Goreme, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2011

The historic buildings must make studying at Helsinki university something very special.

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