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“Feels like a movie set”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Senate Square

Senate Square
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Private Guided Helsinki City Tour
Ranked #9 of 278 things to do in Helsinki
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Park City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Feels like a movie set”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2014

This place, with its large buildings around the perimeter, feels like the set of a movie. It's dominated by the cathedral on the north end. It's well worth a visit just to get a few good photos of the unique landscape. It certainly makes Helsinki feel like a grand international city.

Visited December 2013
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“Chritmas Market in the Winter”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2013

This square is similar to other squares in other cities; there are monuments and statues and is surrounded by some impressive buildings, such as the Helsinki Cathedral.

In winter there is a fairly large Christmas market which is worth a visit and contains the usual wooden huts selling the usual Christmas gifts, plus there was a couple of nice stalls in the market to get some good food.

Visited December 2013
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Fisherville, Kentucky
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“Nice place to relax”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2013

There are benches and plenty of open space to relax, do yoga, whatever! This is a nice spot in the city and pretty all times of the year (but could use some more greenery you know).

Visited May 2013
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“Interesting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2013

Typical European squire that is carrying the historical monuments and architecture. Across the road there is a toy museum I recommend to visit there it's free of charge.

Visited November 2013
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“St Thomas' Xmas market”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2013

The Christmas market was on in Senate Square when we were in town. Nice quaint little market - not too busy (like munich!). People just enjoying themselves. Bit of food, Bit of Mulled Wine. Decorations etc.

Open 10-6 during december.

Visited October 2013
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