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We came to the Square in the early hrs before the markets had opened and was lucky enough to see all the square set up. Hardly any persons around so nice and quite. We went back in the late afternoon to see the markets, it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bobbytre
Reviewed 2 days ago

Senate Square gives the visitor a good place to gain some sense of Helsinki's past. It is flanked by grand, architecturally interesting buildings that light up beautifully in the dying rays of the winter sun. They are gilded in amber light that gives way to...More

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

Nothing much to see here as it us essentially a place where they set up a Christmas market and a portable Suana. However, compared to the main squares in Copenhagen, Stockholm and even Tallinn, this is most certainly the most boring square and one of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mel7155
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On Independence Day (December 6) numerous formal and informal events happen throughout the country. Students carrying torches start at Hietaniemi Cemetery and walk to Senate Square.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank usernameguest
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time I passed by the Senate square, it was very lively. The Christmas decorations were already up, which makes this experience more magical. I will highly advise every one to visit it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank C7234NRcarolinap
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed visiting the Senate Square in Helsinki. The buildings look superb and overall it really is a great experience. The square has lots of examples of different architecture and you don't have to pay to walk round. The best time to visit is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MrJulz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great landmark. A short walk from the train station where I got off taking the 30 min train from the airport. Clean large square typical of many European cities. The big church is right next to it atop a small hill with a short flight...More

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

Really cool design.Minimal but grand.The view from the top is amazing and can be combined with visiting the design district and the Uspenski cathedral.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rodanthi8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been there 3 weeks ago and a wedding was in progress there, such a lovely place, it was cold 🥶 but the warm heart of the place caches you.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sali_kia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a big square located quite close to the city center. When I visited the place there was a environment related protest going on so it was very lively and bustling with people.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Allan M | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I wasn't there at New Year's Eve but I thinks its as good of a place as anywhere!
March 18, 2018|
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Response from 63traveler_2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can walk straight off the cruise piers and reach the Senate Square in 5 - 7 minutes. A map of Helsinki Quays: portofhelsiki.fi
March 18, 2018|
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Response from Dohn T | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It’s right on the port