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Kaivopuisto

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Address: Iso Puistotie - Ehrenstromintie - Itainen Puistotie, Helsinki 00140, Finland
Phone Number: +358 9 31039000
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Helsinki Red Bus 24h Hop-On Hop-Off Ticket
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Private 1-Hour Helsinki Archipelago High-speed Boat Cruise

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A nice de-tour

We stopped here briefly to relax and eat the delicious strawberry that we bought from the local market before returning to the cruise-ship. This is a stop on the hop-on, hop-off... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Riffa, Bahrain
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Riffa, Bahrain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here briefly to relax and eat the delicious strawberry that we bought from the local market before returning to the cruise-ship. This is a stop on the hop-on, hop-off bus which is a very nice way to see things around this beautiful city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big park near the city and ocean. Great place to get some fresh air near to exellent arcitecture of Helsinki.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 550 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

This is such a lovely part of Helsinki with so much green space and right next to the sea. We really enjoyed strolling along the adjoining boardwalk with ice cream from Helsingin Jäätelötehdas.

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Thank George M
Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This is the best piece of Helsinki in summer. Sea, views, cafés, bars, boats, park, restaurants, ice cream- all in Kaivopuisto! Something for everyone. Enjoy sea and summer!

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Thank AriHelsinki
Greenbelt, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Large, flanked on three sides by water, this park sites at the southern end of the old town. It is best enjoyed on a warm day, as there is little to protect the visitor from any gust of wind or rain squall. there is a low hill (where the local astronomy club build a small dome for stargazers) which allows... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Helsinki has a beautiful walking path on the waterfront and one can walk from the city centre to Kaivopuisto. It may take around 30 minutes, depending on normal walking speeds. You can also hop on a tram from the city centre. Kaivopuisto is a popular location for many events, group activities and becomes a major hub for May 1st Vappu... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Start from Kauppatori seaside as long as you can see sea! So relaxing. On beautiful days you will not be alone there - a real gem of Helsinki! Enjoy!

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Kaivopuisto is an old finnish parkinstitution. There people have celebrated 1.5 day for centuries and its also good place to just go picnic or go running. Seaside wiew is great.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

The park is great in the summer, with a beautiful view of the sea. In winter, when it's covered in snow (on a good year, from January to March) you can sledge down the slopes on some of the hills.

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Thank f64CM
Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

It is obvious that Kaivopuisto is a lovely park in the summer with it's curving walkways and old trees. In the snowless darkness of mid-winter you might look at and visit buildings near by. Many foreign embassies are situated by the park in a variety of houses of different architectual styles. This is also an elite location to live in,... More 

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