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Senate Square

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Address: Aleksanterinkatu/Hallituskatu, Helsinki, Finland
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ライトアップが美しい

広場ではイベントも行われる。広々としており、写真は撮りやすい。石畳の地面も歩きやすい。教会側から見下ろす景色も美しい。 Sometimes events were held in here, There is enough space to take picture. The light up was beautiful.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Yu T
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Florence, Montana, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Located right next to the Helsinki Cathedral. Very cool architecture in the surrounding buildings and a pretty elaborate statue of Alexander II.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

adjacent to so many helsinki attractions, including the cathedral. lots of statues and photo ops abound.

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Usual collection of well-stocked stalls.Beware of large seagulls that descend and steal your hotdog!

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Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to see when visiting Helsinki...on a good day you can sit on the steps and have some lunch and relax...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

広場ではイベントも行われる。広々としており、写真は撮りやすい。石畳の地面も歩きやすい。教会側から見下ろす景色も美しい。 Sometimes events were held in here, There is enough space to take picture. The light up was beautiful.

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Thank Yu T
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were doing a tour of 10 cities/countries and visiting the Christmas markets at each one. The Christmas Markets at Helsinki offers an array of unique goods as well as the food and drinks you will need to sustain yourselves. You are surrounded by historical buildings and the Cathedral looms over the scene. Your scenes will be assaulted by such... More 

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Bourne, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stood in Senate Square, at the foot of one of Finland's most famous buildings, the majestic cathedral, many times, but until a month ago, I was never there at Christmas time. We happened to be there for the Feast of Santa Lucia pageant, which is celebrated by Finland's Swedish-speaking residents. The proceedings inside the cathedral were televised on... More 

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Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family were very excite to visit the X'mas Market in Senate Sq. However, we were deeply disappointed when we arrived. It has the same similar stall all over, selling the same kind of manufactured goods. To be sure, there were some stalls selling handicrafts, but they were few and far between

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Helsinki for New Year's Eve and joined everyone in seeing the New Year in at Senate Square. Lots of fireworks, lots of fun absolutely fantastic atmosphere. Probably the most fun I've had on New Year!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has some impressive architecture and is good for access to, and a view of the cathedral. There was a Christmas market on when we visited in December, which was both fun and interesting. Easy to get to on public transport and right in the centre of the city.

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