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Senate Square

Aleksanterinkatu/Hallituskatu, Helsinki, Finland
+358 9 31013300
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Aleksanterinkatu/Hallituskatu, Helsinki, Finland
+358 9 31013300
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Senate Square is the heart of Helsinki and is designed in a Neoclassical style. Since Finland used to be part of Russia and only gained it's independence in 1917, when filmmakers need a Russian looking town square and can't get permission to film in Russia,...More

Thank Delbe M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked around and admired all the beautiful buildings........ - Take some time and sit in the sun on the stairs, just like the Finns do !

Thank ghm11_2
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a brief history of this area and it was a great place for people catching. The weather was beautiful so everyone was out and about.

Thank N B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Smaller than the Russian square, it conveys much the same feeling: governmental buildings and other structures form the sides of the square. It, too (like the other one in Russia), is rather stark but has a smaller column with the figure of Alexander II, a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the main attractions in Helsinki. Inside is a great place, and by the main entrance you'd see some part of Helsinki.

Thank calichamber
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Middle of the Engel’s (architect) center. Next to HELSINKI university. Visit maybe cafe Engel - opposite of the church.

Thank FinlandeseEspoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have not been inside on any of the buildings around the square but the swuare is massive and gives you the chance for excellent photos. Must visit, its central and will occupy 30' of your time.

Thank Geokam007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you think of Finland, modern scandinavian way of life and cirty planing comes to one's mind. However, Helsinki is itself is rather dark & gloomy and this building makes it more Gloomy since irt is an example of old Communist Russian style. No taste...More

Thank altanmz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty square with the imposing Helsinki Cathedral at one end. Walking distance from the Central Railway Station. Quiet compared to other European cities

Thank Sumeet_7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

building, not spectacular but aesthetically appealing. I recommend a gander if you are in the vicinity.

Thank princessdeirdre
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