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Address: Fleminginkatu, Helsinki 00530, Finland

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Lively place in the heart of the real Helsinki

Okay it is a Park, and not even that pretty one. But it is one of those places where you can experience the real living city. Alcohol, sex and drugs all mixed with flowers and... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2016
nikon988
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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

the statue is cute, and there are some bar or cafe around the park which took after the name of Karhu from this park, i guess

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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Okay it is a Park, and not even that pretty one. But it is one of those places where you can experience the real living city. Alcohol, sex and drugs all mixed with flowers and rainbows. Small pubs and restaurants around. And of course there is the bear (statue). Worth a visit when in Kallio, and I do recomend everyone... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 17 February 2016

If you ever doubted that Finns like to get very drunk, visit Karhupuisto Park on a Friday evening. It doesn't even have to be summer.

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Thank JMDHoff
Casablanca, Morocco
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Reviewed 2 December 2015

I pop into the park every now and again when I visit friends who live nearby. This summer it was cold and there weren't many people around but the year before, there were loads of people soaking up the late evening sun. I love the little bear statue and the garden in particular. The café in the park is a... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed 25 May 2014

Next to public library, tram stop, some cafes, self-service laundry this is centrally located yet a tranquil spot. Not worth of traveling from other parts of town, but stop here when you are around, or agree to meet your friends here. The flower arrangement in centre of part has a special history: the park was getting too frequented by "anti-social... More 

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El Jadida, Morocco
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Reviewed 28 June 2013

This is a delightful little park in the bohemian area of Kallio. It's well kept with a couple of cafes, kiosks and shops in and around it as well as a tram stop. I was last here visiting friends a couple of weeks ago and realised that I have stayed before in the FinnApartments round the corner, so I know... More 

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