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Pohjoisesplanadi, Helsinki 00130, Finland
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All reviews expensive shops both sides market square green area havis amanda nice stroll the heart of the city cafes and restaurants sunny day central helsinki during summer department store esplanade benches harbour statues espa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Exquisite Christmas lighting in the Esplanade park. Over the years, more lights and animals have come to this park.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Esplanade Park was beautifully and simply lit with Christmas lights when I visited but it was quite beautiful and would no doubt be so in summer months. Eino Leino's sculpture commanded our attention, enough to look up his poetry. There is something very Russian...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Juliette B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great park for strolling in Helsinki. The park is surrounded by department stores and restaurants and is easily accessible via the tram. Quick access to other landmarks as well, like the Uspenki Cathedral and the Helsinki Cathedral. We were there in December and it was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank XtinaDunham
Reviewed 1 week ago

Because of its central location, Esplanadi is a very inviting park located at the center and near everything in Helsinki. It is easy to access and one is almost always going to walk through or by it at one point or another. It has some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A little park right in the heart of the city. A nice relaxing atmosphere to take a break from shopping and sightseeing. Some great photo opportunities and views of the architecture on the buildings across the road.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lisawlg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice park right in the centre. Great to just hang around if the weather is nice. Around christmas the lights are usually quite beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TeWe
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful park in the centre of this beautiful city. It was busy, even when the weather wasn’t the best, but it was a lovely break from the shops, although retail therapy is not far away! It is a must to return when the sun...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BusterMum
Reviewed November 5, 2018

This is another great green area in Helsinki. It is located between  Etelaesplanadi and Pohjoisesplanadi in the upscale shopping district. It is convenient for a rest while shopping or on your way to other attractions.There are two statues honoring historical figures, so there is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed October 23, 2018

It is really nice park in the heart of Helsinki. Many people are there, but sometimes many drunk ones. Still, it is worth to visit and spend evening with family or friends

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HelenEnxhi
Reviewed October 23, 2018

great walk to the harbor. some shopping if you have a credit card, live music and food at harbor. indian food at Samrat, designers shops and niche cafe.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Jimin H
December 27, 2017|
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Response from DublinWelcomesAll | Reviewed this property |
Daytime for sure.
April 23, 2016|
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Response from casswife | Reviewed this property |
HI there is no fee for this park.
May 31, 2015|
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!