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“art nouveau” (7 reviews)
“ice breaker” (4 reviews)
Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We strolled around the whole island, viewing and admiring the many attractions. Glorious Uspenskin Cathedral with its remarkable interior is outstanding. We were enthralled with the Old Customs Building that was built at the beginning of the last century to handle the increasing trade of...More

Thank permia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Katajanokka with its population of ~4000 is adjacent to downtown area. There is a fairly frequent tram connection to Katajanokka. It is also home for a large passenger harbor. It is advisable to avoid the times when the larger ferries arrive and depart because the...More

Thank beachstone2c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful stay in the converted jail. It's a short walk to the city Center or hop on the tram directly outside the doors and for 9€ have a day pass. Good value to get around. The restaurant in the hotel was good...More

Thank baconandbeer
Reviewed 13 October 2017

A short walk over a bridge takes you from Helsinki's harbor and market to an island of art nouveau buildings and oceanside walks. On the south of the island are ferry terminals, but the north side has lovely, quiet walking paths along the water and...More

Thank TheBigSuitcase
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I have stayed in Katajanokka a few times, and love this headland suburb. Quiet (except when a ferry comes in), with interesting local architecture, good transport, and some stunning walks by the water.

Thank dr_iggy
Reviewed 7 October 2017

including a historic boat. A lovely location to wait for your cruise. There are many cruises to The Baltics and Scandinavia which embark form this locale.

Thank princessdeirdre
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This cruise terminal is within reasonable walking distance to the town centre. A shuttle bus option would be better if one is provided. Either way you will be close to quite a few Helsinki attractions.

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 16 August 2017

this is an interesting corner of downtown Helsinki. We stayed in the Katajanokka Hotel...which is also fascinating.

Thank fozjon
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I really liked strolling around the waterfronts of this neighborhood as it is quite pleasant and has a relaxed atmosphere. I started from Uspenski going left towards a line with cafes, which are quite good with beautiful views over the marina and then finished the...More

Thank nemanja1205
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We stayed at the prison hotel and spent time walking along the north side paths, ate at the restaurants (the one attached to the hostel is pretty good, it's a regular, independent place), visited the cathedral. Nice place to get away from the crowds of...More

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