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Best things to do in Helsinki

Food Court
“Near my place, bars and restaurants (plus the best ice cream in town, Jädelinö). They have some food festival and other events as well, check their FB page”
71 locals recommend
Transit Station
“Linnanmäki Amusement Park has a wide range of activities to entertain you. Too bad it is close during winter. ”
47 locals recommend
“Helsinki market square has a lot of small vendors offering a wide selection of food, snacks, souvenirs, etc.”
48 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“This Thai restaurant is often full of people, but when if you can find room you're in for a treat! ”
59 locals recommend
Scandinavian Restaurant
“The restaurant, opened in 1934, server its customers Finnish food and atmosphere. The spirit of the restaurant is created, with a little help from the personnel, by its particular clientele. Restaurant Sea Horse has served Finnish delicates, such as crispy fried Baltic herrings, vorschmack, herring plates and Wiener schnitzels, for as long as 80 years. It’s safe to say that Sea Horse is a part of Finnish restaurant history, perhaps already somewhat of an institution.”
65 locals recommend
“The Uspenski Cathedral is the biggest orthodox chursh in Wester Europe and definitely a gorgeous place to experience, actively holding masses.”
41 locals recommend
“Nice restaurants and lovely atmosphere. 10 minutes walk from the apartment. ”
71 locals recommend
“Keskuspuisto, the Helsinki Central park, stretches all the way from the city centre to Northern Helsinki. It is easily accessed from my house and there you can walk, run and bike for hours on end.”
46 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Finnish Natural History Museum's exhibitions show the diversity of nature. The "Finnish Nature" exhibition offers a fascinating journey through Finland from the southern coast to the northern fells. Also a very fun museum for kids.”
43 locals recommend
“Korkeasaari is the number one Zoo in Finland, located in a small island separated by a strait from Katajanokka. To go there, you can take ferry from Kauppatori in summertime, or choose metro/bus connection from the north end of the island. When the weather is completely still and sounds of the city fade away in the evening, you can sometimes hear the lions roaming. ”
35 locals recommend
“The Finnish Science Centre Heureka introduces the public to science and technology in an engaging and interactive way.”
35 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Neighborhood cinema and bar. You can enjoy food / drinks while watching movies in comfortable sofas!”
55 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Small café serving their own micro-roastery coffee, highly recommended if you're into artisan coffee.”
40 locals recommend
“Mattolaituri is a seaside terrace located at the beautiful inlet between the islands of Uunisaari and Harakka. You can enjoy the spectacular sea view over a glass of wine. Mainly focused on beverages and other drinks amongst small snacks. You can walk there along the beautiful sea promenade. Afterwards you can walk through the nearby Kaivopuisto park, which is one of the biggest parks in the city centre. ”
57 locals recommend
“Take a walk around Töölönlahti and end up in this beautiful cafe with beautiful views to Opera House <3”
56 locals recommend
“Helsinki Cathedral is the most sightseeing place. Discover all historical details with Friendly Guide!”
25 locals recommend