Things to do in Helsinki

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    Fortress of Suomenlinna

    Fortress of Suomenlinna

    Ranked #1 overall in Helsinki things to do
    9.326 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryOutdoorsyFamilies

    Nice place with its own history, the few tracks to explore, good for the small companies. Cons- the restaurants closing very early, so take a snack with you.

  • 2
    Helsinki Cathedral (Suurkirkko)

    Helsinki Cathedral (Suurkirkko)

    Ranked #2 overall in Helsinki things to do
    8.828 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Church
    Popular withHistoryArtsySpiritual

    The Cathedral is massive, the green domes can be seem from almost all over the city. It's a really impressive building. It was built as a tribute to Tsar Nicholas ...

  • 3
    Temppeliaukio Church

    Temppeliaukio Church

    Ranked #3 overall in Helsinki things to do
    8.927 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Church, Landmark
    Popular withArtsyHistorySpiritual

    Great break from the bust city center, but not a break from the crowds. This church is also a bit of a hike from the center as well.

  • 4
    Market Square

    Market Square

    Ranked #4 overall in Helsinki things to do
    8.418 reviews
    Shopping, Farmers Market, Market
    Popular withFoodiesFamiliesHistory

    so many delightful colors and smells, old women knitting hats and scarves, baked goods and fresh produce. you can't visit Helsinki and not go here at least once. good for ...

  • 5
    Senate Square (Senaatintori)

    Senate Square (Senaatintori)

    Ranked #5 overall in Helsinki things to do
    8.817 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Landmark, Plaza
    Popular withFamiliesHistoryArtsy

    Scenic Senate Square is a must-see in Helsinki. There is free wifi in the downtown area and good transport links in all weather. The steps to the cathedral are slippery ...

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    Seurasaari Open-Air Museum

    Seurasaari Open-Air Museum

    Ranked #6 overall in Helsinki things to do
    8.315 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withHistoryOutdoorsyFamilies

    We toured this museum without a formal tour...This is not our recommended approach. Sign up for the one hour tour for a better appreciation of this open-air museum. Tours are ...

  • 7
    Kiasma

    Kiasma

    Ranked #7 overall in Helsinki things to do
    8.314 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Art Museum
    Popular withArtsyHipstersFamilies

    It's modern art. So be prepared for what you're stepping into. Features lots of Finnish artists. Free with the Helsinki card, so why not check it out. Wed-Fri it's open ...

  • 8
    Sibelius Monument

    Sibelius Monument

    Ranked #8 overall in Helsinki things to do
    7.413 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Monument
    Popular withHistoryArtsyGreen

    The most striking organ pipe monument built in memory of Jean Sibelius in 1967. Oddly, 600 pipes weighing over 24 metric tons are welded together creating this enormous organ pipe ...

  • 9
    Kaivopuisto

    Kaivopuisto

    Ranked #10 overall in Helsinki things to do
    9.38 reviews
    Outdoors, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure
  • 10
    Uspenski Cathedral

    Uspenski Cathedral

    Ranked #11 overall in Helsinki things to do
    8.511 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Church
    Popular withHistoryArtsySpiritual

    This is must visit when came to Helsinki. The most popular Cathedral and have a photostop inside and outside.

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