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Pihlajasaari Recreational Park

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Address: Helsinki, Finland
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Small but a park with a lot of charm

By the harbour. The park was starting to flower and one can imagine that in July-August it would be a delightful place to walk, sit on a bench, take photos and just relax.

Reviewed 28 June 2016
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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97 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

By the harbour. The park was starting to flower and one can imagine that in July-August it would be a delightful place to walk, sit on a bench, take photos and just relax.

Thank vkuthiala
Helsinki, Finland
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9 reviews
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Here you can have some light lunch, coffee, ice cream etc. between sun bathing and swimming. We had a salad which was quite ok. Lot of seats outside on the terrace.

Thank Outi-on-a-Holiday
Helsinki, Finland
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Helsinki on a sunny (yes might actually happen, at least once every year) summer day is empty of locals. Those working will if the day "summer" arrives on a weekend go to the beach. The beach being the island of Pihjalasaari. The island is not big, and it might get very crowded, but there are both sandy beaches and flat... More 

Thank GHWrede
Los Angeles, California
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103 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Great place to spend a warm summer day, the main beached can be very crowded though, so if you're not willing to walk a bit and explore the areas you'll be stuck in a sea of towels. The water never gets really warm here, but if you're up for a swim in the baltic sea this is the place.

Thank f64CM
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Favourite place to swim in the sea in Helsinki. About a 10 min boat ride away. Once you land, head to the cliffs on the other side. Wonderful views!

Thank Tom T
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2015

We spent half a day walking here with a picnic. Make sure you get out of the centre by tram, bus or walking and explore the beautiful parks and gardens

Thank Basingstoker
São Paulo, Brasil
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106 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2015

What an amazing park with tracking areas. It is closer to the sea, next to a cemetery. Try to be there on a sunset (I was there on September and the sun sets on the sea) and take amazing pictures.

Thank GabrielaBiaSP
Sofia, Bulgaria
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87 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015

If you love nature that's just where you have to go! After a short boat trip you will see that wonderful -very small0 island where you can relax and walk around! Take your BBQ staff, as there is a table and a place with wood(you have to chop it) and prepare lunch! There are no shops on the island so... More 

Thank free_songbird
Turku, Finland
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Nice and cosy island to take sunbaths, have a lunch or cup of coffee. Short 10 minutes cruise to the island. The boat leaves at Kaivopuisto, return fare 6 euros. Worth every minute and penny.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Very nice nature and the beach. Not too many people in the summertime even when it is a hot day. A short and cheap boat trip

Thank 535mirja

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