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What to see in Helsinki —
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11 places to visit in Helsinki


#1Nuuksio National ParkNuuksio National Park

There are 80 lakes in the park that is 30 kilometers northeastward from Helsinki. Here you can go skiing, canoeing, take Finnish bath and stay overnight in a camp spot.

#2Suomenlinna fortressSuomenlinna fortress

Bastion fortress placed on 7 islands in the south Helsinki is a separate neighborhood of the city and listed to UNESCO World Heritage sites. You can get here by ferry from the Market Square. It's open from 10am till 4pm.

#3Sky WheelSky Wheel

The wheel stands in Katajanoka quay. Besides usual cabins, here you can rent VIP-cabin with sofas and glass floor or sauna cabin. The wheel functions daily from 12pm till 6pm, on weekends - from 11am. Usual cabin price - €12.

#4Sibelius MonumentSibelius Monument

The monument to Finnish composer Jean Sibelius stands in Sibelius Park, in Töölö neighbourhood. It consists of 600 steel pipes that produce sound when the weather is windy.

#5Seurasaari Open Air MuseumSeurasaari Open Air Museum

The open-air museum is located 4 kilometers northwest from Helsinki. Here you'll find 85 Finnish construction - houses, mills, granaries. The museum is open daily from 11am till 3pm, in summer till 7pm. Entrance fee is €9.

#6Serena Water ParkSerena Water Park

The water park is placed 20 km northward from the city centre. The park is open all year round from 12pm till 8pm, in winter period outdoor area turns into a ski slope. One-day entrance ticket is €20.

#7Esplanadi parkEsplanadi park

Lime tree park stretches for 400 meters in the city centre. There is a summer stage and one of the oldest restaurants in Helsinki. Espa is open 24 hours.

#8Uspenskin CathedralUspenskin Cathedral

One of the biggest cathedral of Northwest Europe stands on the rock on Kanavakatu street. It is open on Tuesday-Friday from 9:30am till 7pm, on Saturday, Sunday - from 10am till 3pm.

#9Museum of Contemporary Art KiasmaMuseum of Contemporary Art Kiasma

The youngest museum in Finland is placed on Mannerheiminaukio 2 Street. It is open daily from 10am till 5pm, Mondayis a day-off. Entrance fee is from €12.

#10Linnanmaki amusement parkLinnanmaki amusement park

The amusement park is located in the city centre. It is open from April till October. One-attraction ticket costs €8; Multi-attraction bracelet in summer - €39, in autumn - €37.

#11Kamppi ChapelKamppi Chapel

The Chapel of Silence is placed on Narinkkatori square, in Kamppi neighborhood. There aren't any services here. It is open on week days from 7am till 8pm, on weekends - from 10am till 6pm. The entrance is free.

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