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University of Helsinki (Helsingin Yliopisto)

Address: Yliopistonkatu 4 | P.O. Box 33, Helsinki FI-00014, Finland
Phone Number: 358 9 1911
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Ranked #57 of 222 things to do in Helsinki
Type: Colleges & universities, Sights & Landmarks
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Helsinki, Finland
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67 reviews 67 reviews
31 attraction reviews
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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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Helsinki, Finland
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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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Finland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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El Jadida, Morocco
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421 reviews 421 reviews
141 attraction reviews
242 helpful votes 242 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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72 helpful votes 72 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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