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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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My home university

This is one of the best 100 universities in the world. It is a great place to visit because the buildings tell so many stories. The art works inside the main building are simply... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Maria P
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Helsinki, Finland

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Helsinki, Finland
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76 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the best 100 universities in the world. It is a great place to visit because the buildings tell so many stories. The art works inside the main building are simply amazing.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Very clean and good university. It's located outside the city so from Kampi you have to take the metro and then the tram!

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Thank free_songbird
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Interesting architecture. Great meeting facilities. The university area is a nice place to stroll with a wide range of shops and reasonably-priced restaurants.

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South Africa
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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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Thank Eero N
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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Gottingen, Germany
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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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Thank math8ilda
Finland
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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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