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Ranked #1 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
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Category: Historic Sites; Specialty Museums
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Ranked #2 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
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Category: Castles; Historic Sites; Military Bases/ Facilities; Military Museums

Suomenlinna Suomenlinna Sea Fortress, Helsinki This is one of the reasons why a few hundred years ago the capital of Finland was transferred from Turku to Helsinki.  Helsinki was... more »

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Ranked #3 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
Category: Islands; Nature and Parks

Seurasaari Island is a very small island right near Helsinki.  You can take the number 24  bus straight there.  You can see what it was like to live in Finland all the way back to... more »

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Ranked #4 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
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Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #5 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
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Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
Also known as "Church in the Rock," this modern church is carved from rock and has a stunning copper dome.
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Ranked #6 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Parks; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #7 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
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Ranked #8 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
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Category: Historic Sites; History Museums

The Seurasaari museum is on an island a few kilometers outside the centre of Helsinki. It is easily reached by the bus number 24, and the route is quite scenic. In addition to... more »

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Ranked #9 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
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Ranked #10 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
Category: Islands; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #11 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
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Category: Natural History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #12 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
Category: Flea/ Street Markets; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #13 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #14 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
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Category: History Museums; Natural History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #15 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
Category: Spas; Health Clubs
Facility offers several varieties of sauna and a splendid art deco pool.
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Ranked #16 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
Category: Parks; Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #17 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
Category: Water Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #18 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
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Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #19 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
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Ranked #20 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
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Ranked #21 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
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Ranked #22 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
The home of famous Alvar Altotel +358 (0)9 481 350 riihitie@alvaraalto.fi Alvar Aalto 1936
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Ranked #23 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
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Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #24 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
Category: Zoos
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Ranked #25 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Ranked #26 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
Category: Convention Centers; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #27 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
Category: Sports Complexes; Lookouts; Landmarks
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Ranked #28 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #29 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #30 of 138 attractions in Helsinki
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Landmarks
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