What to do in Helsinki? What to do and where to go in Helsinki?

What to do in Helsinki?

The city of Helsinki is famous for its parks and cozy city streets, walking along which guests of the capital of Finland breathe not road dust, but clean northern air..

What to do in Helsinki?

  • Visit the Cathedral, located on Senate Square (on weekends, the Finnish Boys Choir performs here);
  • See the Suomenlinna fortress (this attraction is not only a fortress, but also a cultural complex, since it unites 7 museums, cafes and restaurants, parks, theater venues);
  • Visit a fascinating museum “Heureka”, which is dedicated to science and scientific achievements (here each exhibit can be touched, twisted, tested for strength, set up experiments and learned scientific laws in action);
  • Inspect “Church in the rock” (concerts of various musical styles and trends are held here).

What to do in Helsinki?

Couples with children can go to the National Museum of Finland to look at the traditional costumes, weapons, utensils, arranged in chronological order in the museum. And going up to the 3rd floor of the museum, in the workshop “Vintti” children can get flour by grinding grain themselves, or build a wall of bricks.

After visiting the Suomenlinna Fortress, you can go to the museums open here - Submarine “Vesikko” and the Toy Museum, which houses a variety of old dolls, doll houses, wind-up toys, board games, and Teddy bears.

Children will surely enjoy “The cave of games”, which can be found in Hakaniemi Square - here they can jump on a trampoline, assemble a Lego constructor, climb mazes, play in dry pools.

Going to Luna Park “Linnanmaki”, you will have the opportunity to ride a roller coaster, a Ferris wheel, old carousels and other attractions. In Luna Park, you can climb to the observation deck “Panorama”, to see Helsinki from a height of 50 meters (entrance to the park and the observation deck is free). There is an oceanarium in the same park. “Sea life”, visiting which, you can see not only a variety of fish, but also stingrays, piranhas, seahorses.

In the center of Helsinki, there is Kaivopuisto Park, where you can walk and see such sights as the old observatory “Ursa” and a well with water suitable for drinking, as well as climb to the observation deck.

Those wishing to listen to concerts and attend music festivals (in summer) should go to the Esplanade Park.

You can buy fashionable and designer clothes and shoes in large shopping centers located on Esplanada Boulevard and along the main city streets of Aleksandinkatu and Mannerheimintie. Souvenirs, vintage items, seafood and Finnish delicacies can be purchased at the Market Square..

While relaxing in the capital of Finland, you can get acquainted with the city architecture, walk in green parks and enjoy the sea air.

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