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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Helsinki in general is not a city one could call exciting but in terms of visual scenery, food and experience this is probably the place to stay, especially the area around Luotsikatu with its architectural take on Art Noveau. I'd avoid the hotels and go...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2018

Beautiful part of Helsinki with a waterfront walk that goes from the junction of the private marinas around to one of the Ferry terminals. The walk is good, uneven ground but mainly flat and takes in private marinas and also the Icebreaker area which I...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2018

This is a small island in a walking distance fo the city center. while you are not far away from the city you are in a quiet area!

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Reviewed August 13, 2018

There a number of fairly cool bars situated in this area, along with the Scandic Marina hotel. Plenty of good walks can be had, especially the waterfront walk. This will include some great views of the immense ice-breaker ships, some of which are moored here...More

Thank NavidS269
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Walking along the seashore from the cruise port to the city center you came across that old part if the city and the port. nice atmosphere, people and water

Thank Rami A
Reviewed August 7, 2018

we hired a couple of apartments in this district for our 2 night stay in Helsinki. Love the Jugendstil architecture, and the yachts on the north shore

Thank ordinarypunter2015
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Came across whilst wondering around old town harbour area, its been well restored and part of the Finish Maritime history.

Thank Howlo
Reviewed July 16, 2018

One can buy allsorts and food, coffee with buns is great in morning to get you going. Cruises leave from this area.

Thank Kalevi R
Reviewed July 11, 2018

We ended up in Katajanokka because that's where our hotel was located. A converted jail completely refurbished of course: 2 cells = 1 room. Breakfast was included and restaurant was quite reasonable. With a tram stop immediately in front, very easy to get in town....More

Thank Traveller540
Reviewed June 30, 2018

I stayed at the Euro-Hostel in the center of the neighborhood and because of the weather (it was perfect) I walked the "island". You can see at close range the "in harbor" ice breaking ships on the north side of the island. You can see...More

Thank Roddy P
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