"Welcome to Helsinki (Helsingfors)" Helsinki by yumyum
Helsinki Travel Guide: 3,779 reviews and 7,787 photos
I have been several times to Helsinki. My frist visit was between flights at the beginning of one January, so I saw it all snow covered. But I find it preferable with the sun shining, no matter what season.
I always rely to get some English language paperbacks in the Stockman bookshop here.
It's a city with pleasant parks and interesting secondhand shops!
Some of the architecture is very much like in St. Petersburg and maybe after living in Petersburg that couldn't excite me that much anymore.
Arriving or leaving by ship is a very good way!
It only takes 1.5 hours by catamaran to Tallinn or overnight to Stockholm.
- In a nutshell:Very quiet capital city
In the old market hall you will find not only stalls with various foods but also cafes/pubs. It dates back to 1889 and... more travel advice
I flew from Zurich (Switzerland) to Helsinki with the budget airline Blue1. It was a 2,5 hours flight and on board you... more travel advice
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