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University of Helsinki (Helsingin Yliopisto)

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Address: Yliopistonkatu 4, Helsinki FI-00014, Finland
Phone Number: 358 9 1911
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Beautiful statues inside

My husband attended a Congress in this building for a few days. There are a beautiful staircase,and climbing from one floor to the next,there are beautiful statues on each... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

My husband attended a Congress in this building for a few days. There are a beautiful staircase,and climbing from one floor to the next,there are beautiful statues on each level,worthwile climbing the stairs. I usually sat down on the steps outside for a short while,waiting for him,people-watching,looking at the other buildings surrounding the plaza,while resting for a while after my... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Some buildings are well kept and worth seeing if you are around the Senat Square. The main library (Kaisatalo) is very nice so have a look at the design inside!

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

There are some nice old buildings around Senaatintori. There are also nice library and small cafe. If you do not have anything else to do visit there.

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Archival photos exist of this building being bombed as well as obviously the surrounding buildings in the city centre. amazing and through sheer determination the Finns rebuilt this amazing structure, as a student i was lucky enough to walk the hallowed halls, and I am not sure if its open for everyone to walk inside but even if you just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Well, what do i say, it is a University, though some of the buildings are very well kept. spread out over the city center, but concentrated on the area North of Alexanterinkatu and Senatintori. Library is getting renovated at the moment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is an excellent University. You should try visit it. The main library is amazing. You can ask for a guided tour. After that you must enjoy a finnish coffee on the cafe.

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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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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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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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