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Idyllic spot with gorgeous views

Tervasaari is a small, wooded island in the harbour to the east of Helsinki; accessible via a... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2018
dswatts69
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Sylvan haven with grand vistas

As the evening sun was beginning to fade, it was lovely approaching the bridge to the island. To... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2017
permia
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Ireland
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May 24, 2018
“Idyllic spot with gorgeous views”
Jun 29, 2018
“The nice walking and recreational area near the city centre”
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

Tervasaari means literally Tar Island. Historically tar warehouses were located on the island due to fire safety reasons. The last remaining storehouse was built in 1805 and the causeway to the island was built in 1939. Nowadays this tiny (2.9 hectares) island is a popular...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

Tervasaari is a small, wooded island in the harbour to the east of Helsinki; accessible via a causeway from the city. The causeway is lined on both sides with a marina. The island is very pleasant with woodland and a pathway all around it. Lots...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

As the evening sun was beginning to fade, it was lovely approaching the bridge to the island. To our right we had splendid views of the impressive marina and Uspenski Cathedral. The little island is most attractive and seems a world away from the city....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

I've been there suddenly while I was waiting my Finnish friend and I've been surprised. Beautiful place to walk, run, meeting friends and picnics. I Enjoyed to be look after that nature right in the city!

Date of experience: October 2016
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