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Yrjonkadun Swimming Hall

Open Now: 6:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Open today: 6:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Fantastic morning swim

This magnificent swimming hall certainly gave me a perfect finale whilst I was in Helsinki. After 2... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Glorious Art Deco pool

One of the worlds most beautiful old swimming halls has stayed public property of the city of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Heli P
Helsinki, Finland
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Facility offers several varieties of sauna and a splendid art deco pool.
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Yrjoenkatu 21, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 9 31087401
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This magnificent swimming hall certainly gave me a perfect finale whilst I was in Helsinki. After 2 days of sight seeing and horse riding I decided I needed a swim to unwind and with it's location being right around the corner from the hostel where...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the worlds most beautiful old swimming halls has stayed public property of the city of Helsinki since its opening 90 years ago. Women and men can enter on alternative days for some euros and return to the glorious period between the World Wars....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Heli P
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Yrjönkatu swimming hall is a beautiful old swimming hall. Definitely worth to pay a little bit more to get to the second floor of the swimming hall.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank VaooaV
Reviewed April 30, 2018

This must be the most beautiful swimming hall that I have ever visited. Nearly 90 years old, it's the oldest public pool in Finland - in the heart of Helsinki. I love this place but only visit it occasionally; this place is only open for...More

Date of experience: April 2018
7  Thank Solja V
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

The only positive thing is that it's allowed to swim without bikini. For the rest the price is too high for what the place offers: the swimming pool is really little with only 3 lines, one of them would be reserved for "fast swimmers", but...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank selenefantini
Reviewed April 13, 2018

I recently had an afternoon free in Helsinki, and decided to check out this place. It really was a pleasant experience. I sprung for the upper level, which provides a cabin where you can lock away your valuables, like your wallet and phone. You pay...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank mpre53
Reviewed April 12, 2018

I've been wanting to check out Yrjönkatu Uimahalli for awhile, and I had to attend to some things in Helsinki, so I finally had a chance. It did not disappoint. Since I didn't have a towel with me, I decided to spend a little more...More

Date of experience: April 2018
5  Thank Michel P
Reviewed April 10, 2018

My local Finnish friends took me here for an afternoon to relax in the sauna, cool off in the swimming pool, and have some drinks and snacks. Pretty nice, laid-back atmosphere with a good mix of local Finns and some tourists. Yes, everyone is nude,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank jphnyc
Reviewed March 20, 2018

this was one of my greatest experiences ever! Luckily we were invited by our finnish friend because i have never heard about this place in all those years being in helsinki. But what a place! Built in 1928 with top notch standard and very carefully...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Ulf S
Reviewed March 8, 2018

While the settings are lovely and the experience of swimming in an art deco swimming pool/sauna in central Helsinki is truly unique, the staff has some serious customer service issues. I used to love the swimming hall until I basically got kicked out with wet...More

Date of experience: April 2017
4  Thank Serena G
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October 5, 2018|
Response from Michel P | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There are none. Sunday is a women's day. Men's days are Tu/Th/Sa, women Mo/We/Fr/Su.
Andy D
July 9, 2015|
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Response from mpre53 | Reviewed this property |
Allas Sea Pool, on the harbor adjacent to the market square and Presidential palace, used to have mixed gender nude swimming on one evening. Not sure whether it was Friday or Saturday. Also don't know whether they still do... More