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“small park” (24 reviews)
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Pohjoisesplanadi, Helsinki 00130, Finland
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Reviewed today via mobile

This park is lively and the gardens are beautiful. It is a great place to watch Helsinki go by. There is a delightful little old ice cream house.

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed yesterday

very popular on a sunny day. live music, sidewalk cafes. several blocks long. walk from city center to the water to see the boats. enjoy the flowers along the way.

Thank CarmclTrvlr
Reviewed yesterday

Lot of people, crowded, but really nothing special. Don't, lose your time, there are much more interesting attractions in Helsinki.

Thank JordanZG
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I always love walking down the Esplanadi especially on a summer day with all the people having fun, eating and just having a good time. The park leads you right to the Kaupattori by the sea which is spectacular.

Thank Tim F
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the gathering place for tourists and locals alike. It was filled with people during our, end of July visit. Lovely flowers in bloom, benches to rest, lawns to sit, ice cream and coffee/tea vendors and people watching.

Thank trvlbufElmhurst
Reviewed 5 days ago

If smart, expensive Helsinki has a heart, it's the Esplanade. With Stockmann at one end and the harbour at the other, it provides a lovely, tree-lined space to wander or to sit and relax. While some of the shops and cafes are smart and expensive...More

Thank Phil H
Reviewed 5 days ago

I quite enjoyed walking here as this is a special type of boulevards. It connects the Mannerheimintie with the Market Square. It is interesting though I would advise against going into the souvenir shops as they are quite expensive.

Thank nemanja1205
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place in the summer to relax. Good place for a picnic...and meet freinds. And definitely a nice place for a quick nap. Surrounded by some real nice design shops too. Close to the food market . Busy at all times. Some good places to...More

Thank PavRao
Reviewed 1 week ago

So great park, for a nice short walk. A lot of benches but most of them occupied. People are sitting on the grass as well. There are few stands to buy coffee and souvenirs.

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice place to take some time out to munch on some of the local berries and soak up the sunshine (if the sun is out like it was when I was there). Was even lucky enough to catch a busker when I...More

Thank My_chicken_and_I
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Olaabdaala
23 April 2016|
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Response from casswife | Reviewed this property |
HI there is no fee for this park.
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SparklingJen
31 May 2015|
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Response from Mary D |
I do believe where the cruise ports you just keep walking west a couple of blocks and you will be in the middle of Esplanadi. Lots of shops, snacks and salons. Public market at the port, too. Local food and art/crafts. Enjoy!
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