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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“expensive shops” (15 reviews)
“both sides” (35 reviews)
“market square” (76 reviews)
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Pohjoisesplanadi, Helsinki 00130, Finland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

In winter the park has a different feel during day and night. Enjoy the beautiful fascades on the buildings on both sides. The night reveals a wonderful display of lights that add charm to people watching.

Thank jpetula
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were there on Christmas evening. It was quite crowded. We took photos with the Christmas decor. Some shops and restaurants like Kamp were open for business.

Thank ZhaoXiuMei
Reviewed 1 week ago

This lovely park was designed by the architect Carl Ludwig Engel. It was opened in 1818. It is situated between the Erottaja square and the Market Square. On both sides, it is bordered by Esplanadi Streets with many shops, cafes, restaurants and Hotel Kämp. The...More

1  Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice park to walk through. Popular place to hang out. Also bars and restaurants side of this street.

Thank 687joannas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clean, nice views and a nice walk to relax. Have been here many times and in all seasons. Fun in winter to sledge :)

Thank AmKreuz86
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Helsinki the week after Christmas during the darkest part of the year when the sun was setting just after 3 in the afternoon. But, the park is probably prettier in the dark because of the Christmas lights. Nice place for a stroll.

Thank County-Hunter
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Esplanadi park is very nice and was beautifully lit up during the days we were in Helsinki at Christmas. The sea and the ferry pier is next to the Park. The Tourist Information centre is located along the park. On both sides of the...More

1  Thank Sanjay S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stroll in this park to view the beautiful Christmas lights in december and watch outdoor perfromaces in summer. Eat an ice-cream sitting on a bench and watch the people walk by. The north side of the park houses Finnish and international design stores and several...More

Thank Erja R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great spot to meander and shop in the markets... also a great central point to refer to as we walked everywhere!

Thank Lisaradz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During summertime this park becomes a veritable hub for communion, entertainment, and arts, being a must-go for anybody who is in Helsinki between June and August.

Thank MarkFenrir
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Jimin H
27 December 2017|
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Response from DublinWelcomesAll | Reviewed this property |
Daytime for sure.
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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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