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Address: Hietaniemenkatu 20, Helsinki 00100, Finland
Phone Number: +358 9 23402800
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Nice tour to walk

Hietaniemi cemetery is beautiful and peaceful place to have a nice walk, especially in summer time. Take your time, enjoy quietness.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Tinskil
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Helsinki, Finland
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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hietaniemi cemetery is beautiful and peaceful place to have a nice walk, especially in summer time. Take your time, enjoy quietness.

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Haacht, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

A huge cemetery near the sea. Not many monumental graves, but it is quite peaceful and atmosperic because of the many trees and lawns. Interesting for history lovers and visitors of old cemeteries.

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Stockholm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Hietaniemi cemetery is a large burial area of the City of Helsinki.Almost all presidents have been buried at Hietaniemi On the part of the cemetery where buried only deserving artists such as writers, composers, musicians, painters, actors, sculptors and artists....

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

This is a beautiful cemetery. I went to see Mannerheim's grave but the whole experience was one of beauty, peace, flowers, trees, tasteful monuments and respect. If cemeteries are your thing, go an enjoy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Thus cemetery is awesome! A friend who lived in Helsinki told me about this cemetery and I'm so glad she did! It is so peaceful and artistic. You can't help but admire the beautiful craftsmanship of the graves and fauna growing out of the grave sites. Not to mention you can walk along the water with a picturesque view of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

Having just returned from our trip to Helsinki and having visited this beautiful Cemetary I must say it is one of the most beautiful and peaceful places I have ever visited. The well kept gardens and burial grounds are a pleasure to wonder through.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

This is an oasis close to city center: a nice and calm place to have relaxing walk. Make sure to check the different parts/sections. There is also popular path following the shoreline at the south and west parts of the cementery: a nice stretch to include to your jogging tour.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

A beautiful and well kept cemetery in Helsinki invites visitors to stroll through this large cemetery that serves as the final resting spot for both the famous and common people of the area. This cemetery park, as many cemeteries around the world, provide a unique glimpse into the past as you stroll past graves and read the inscriptions on the... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016

This is the main cemetery of Helsinki. The area is by the sea and it is quite large. It a brisk walk from the center but one can easily reach it by public transport. It is very peaceful area to walk around and some of the memorials are very beautiful. Many famous Finnish artists are buried here.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016

This is a must see place in Helsinki. Old cemetery, they have different parts and I think most interest parts are: old orthodox cemetery, artist hill and war cemetery. Come here and spend some hours wondering around. Trees, squirrels and beautiful monuments.

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