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Address: Pohjoisesplanadi, Helsinki 00130, Finland
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This long narrow park is well in the centre of Helsinki. So it is a popular place for tourists and tourists alike. Lots of young people hang around for chats and sometimes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Manama, Bahrain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This long narrow park is well in the centre of Helsinki. So it is a popular place for tourists and tourists alike. Lots of young people hang around for chats and sometimes dance. A good place to sit for a break from the long walks.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Everyone visiting Helsinki goes here at least once. Nets to keep dive bombing seagulls off plates. Great muiku (fried fish).

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Thank Jack M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You must go there to get a boat to Suomenlinna - the must-see of Helsinki! There is a small market where you can eat, buy souvenirs and some other stuff, jewelry or even fish. You got a beautiful view, for example to the Uspenskin Cathedral. The small Park Esplanadi is next to it and also worth a visit.

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El Cajon, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Esplanadi Park is a beautiful narrow park area several blocks long that is just a pleasant and inviting place to sit down and relax. There are plenty of benches and numerous cafes and coffee shops to grab a bite to eat close by.

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McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful park in the center of the city with fountains and sculpture. The park actually sits between the two directions of traffic leading to and from the the Market Square on the waterfront.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a nice plaza area full of cafes, benches to sit and just relax. The trees are decorated nicely. It is a good place to stroll on the way to the market square

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an excellent place to relax or to take a stroll. There are great outdoor cafes and we listened to several musicians playing in the park.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is not a park - it's a strip of grass and trees bordered by footpaths at either side and dissected by roads crossing through and at the bottom of it (at the Market Square). It has a wide path down the middle. There's a restaurant in the park called Kapelli which looks gorgeous, and nearby there's a band stand/mini... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is one of my favourite spots in Helsinki during summer time! I often take a "mini-vacation" and come here just to enjoy the atmosphere and people. (I live only 10 km away from Helsinki city centre. ;) )

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing too "must see" but it is a nice area in Helsinki in the center. A good place to relax and grab a bite to eat in between sightseeing and shopping.

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