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Great harbour and city views.

Went up to see the sunrise on a cold cloudy morning, but no luck. Gorgeous park with multiple... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bizcoach27
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Perth, Australia
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For the harbour view!!

One of the oldest parks in Helsinki. Since its perched on the top of the hill, it provides great... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2018
sharpshooterpratham
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Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went up to see the sunrise on a cold cloudy morning, but no luck. Gorgeous park with multiple viewing points. Lovely observatory building too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bizcoach27
Reviewed November 9, 2018

One of the oldest parks in Helsinki. Since its perched on the top of the hill, it provides great views of the harbour. It is built, as the name suggests, on a hill – and you can enjoy some pleasant views from there.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sharpshooterpratham
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Views over the Cruise ship docks and also towards Senate Square. Nice spot and immaculately tidy. Good spot for a picnic.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Albywon
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

We had a private tour of the observatory with out wonderful guide Paula. Our family include 3 children: ages 8 and 5 year old twins. Paula was incredible. She made the visit SO exciting that it’s been a highlight of our trip to Helsinki so...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BryanLuna
Reviewed October 25, 2017

Only a short distance from Market Square, there are pleasant paths around the hill. The fine observatory, which gave the place its name, is an fine building and well worth a visit. From the hill we had grand vistas over the harbour and sea and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank permia
Reviewed October 14, 2017

The Observatory Hill, or Tähtitorninvuori park is a beautiful park near the Market Square and the Esplanadi and Kaivopuisto Parks. There are hilly lawns and trees, some attracive flower beds at the summit and an artsy fountain on the southeen side. The summit is adorned...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank JanR_Helsinki
Reviewed May 22, 2017

It's a pleasant grassed area with people passing through, but the views are only to the north, with the south blocked by apartments. The observatory buildings are quite attractive.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank mrdom
Reviewed December 15, 2016

The main piece of interest on the hill is the statue "Shipwrecked" of a family fighting for dear life on a piece of drift wood in the middle of a storm. From there you can have a good view of the harbour and boats leaving...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Heli P
Reviewed August 16, 2016

This is one of the oldest and most historic parks of Helsinki. It is built, as the name suggests, on a hill – and you can enjoy some pleasant views from there. The park is green, there are some flowers and a small fountain at...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank lmsk2014
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

You climb the hill to reach the observatory. So it is built at high grounds. There is a beautiful park surrounding the observatory. The high park will give you a view of part of the harbour and sea. For some reason the observatory was closed...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank drjsaleh
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