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Baana

Tyynenmerenkatu 7, Helsinki 00220, Finland
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Fast way to cross the city

A very convenient lane to cross the city and avoid the crowd and traffic. Starts from Kiasma... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
aroundtheoyster
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Helsinki's Low Line

In comparison to New York's High Line we have a Low Line called Baana, which has also been... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2016
Heli P
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Helsinki, Finland
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Tyynenmerenkatu 7, Helsinki 00220, Finland
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

A very convenient lane to cross the city and avoid the crowd and traffic. Starts from Kiasma Modern Art Museum and lane ends at Ruoholahti/Hietalahti.

Thank aroundtheoyster
Reviewed 24 June 2016

In comparison to New York's High Line we have a Low Line called Baana, which has also been converted from an old railway line, that used to connect the harbour to the Main Railway station. It is a quick and safe way to cross the...More

Thank Heli P
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Baana is a good way to cut off the traffic if you are in the centre and want to get to west harbour or the newly constructed parts of the city. It's runs in old railway line grotto.

Thank Timo R
Reviewed 17 February 2016

There used to be a railway that ran right across the city of Helsinki. That got torn out a few years back and they decided to put a pedestrian and bike lane right there where it used to run. Very handy. The baana runs from...More

Thank JMDHoff
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Baana is a sort of scenic road that goes through downtown Helsinki. An old railway used to be in its place, but a couple of years ago it was turned into this pedestrian zone. I guess the designers were going for a sort of High...More

1  Thank Niko K
Reviewed 17 August 2012

Baana is the new pedestrian zone made on the old railway in Central Helsinki. Its a good way to walk around and enjoy nice garden surroundings. "Baana", is the finnish slang word for a highway.

2  Thank Mike L
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