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Senate Square

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Address: Aleksanterinkatu/Hallituskatu, Helsinki, Finland
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A day out

Very interesting square in which one could see the Swedish influence. Often around Christmas you will find lovely markets selling local products.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the main square of the city in the historical and architectural sense. A place you feel the history. Worth a visit as you are strolling through town. One of the city's top attractions. There's plenty of seating on the steps. Just come and feel the spirit of Helsinki there. Attraction for tourists.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went there twice in an effort to see the interior. never could gain entry. May be the season am not sure. View from the door od surrounding Helsinik is worth the climb. No clue about the interior.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very interesting square in which one could see the Swedish influence. Often around Christmas you will find lovely markets selling local products.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Helsinki is short on true photo opportunities that can be found in plentiful number in comparison to their neighbouring countries. This location is one opportunity that will give you some good pictures. However don't expect much else, when I attended the square itself, it was empty and lifeless.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Meeting point and excellent tourist stop in the middle of Helsinki City Center. Travelling in February means the place is windy and super-cold though.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful building. Very grandeur. Didn't get to go inside because it was closed for repair. Short walk from the marketplace located by the water on the main drag where we had lunch.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a visit as you are strolling through town. When I visited there was snow and nice on the ground but the square and steps are kept sanded (small pebbles really) so there was no worry about slipping as I walked around.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Senate Square is the central square of Helsinki and surrounded by beautiful buildings. One of the city's top attractions.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit with a guide. Guides provide some of the history of the square. The view is gorgeous from the top of the stairs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is in the program "you must see". Just come and feel the spirit of Helsinki there. Attraction for tourists.

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