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University of Helsinki (Helsingin Yliopisto)

Yliopistonkatu 4, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 3 5891911
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20 Oct 2017
“Exceptionally fine main building”
18 Aug 2017
“Beautiful university!”
Yliopistonkatu 4, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 3 5891911
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not really a tourist attraction, but nice enough to walk past if you're already in the vicinity. A few good buildings to look at and a few fairly average specimens (as is common with universities around the world).

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 20 October 2017

A terrific facade is what we first saw on approach. It is highly decorative with a sextet of columns. Now the Faculty of Arts, which is reflected in the large number of terrific sculptures distributed throughout. There is one of the revered poet and writer...More

Thank permia
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I was there a couple of times because of the ambiance and it was a beautiful university. They have a canteen for students in which visitors were welcome as well, recommended.

Thank Quack H
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I was staying at Hilton Helsinki Strand and a mere 5-minute walk used to get me to the University of Helsinki. Between my hotel and the city center was this beautiful and simple yet huge university. You can ask for a guided tour here and...More

Thank Sachin0408
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

I'm not a student here but a tourist who loves visiting universities and library's. University of Helsinki sits firmly to the left of the Senate Square (when facing the Helsinki Cathedral). The library is the highlight of it (please correct me if I'm wrong since...More

Thank Rachelle W
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The university is at the Senate square. On your left side when you are in the square facing the cathedral. Its entrance is from the back dide though. It has a big library and a cafeteria.

Thank drjsaleh
Reviewed 19 March 2016

More than studying here, if you are a traveller or a tourist, even visiting this university worth it!

Thank Kannagi
Reviewed 14 January 2016

This is one of the best 100 universities in the world. It is a great place to visit because the buildings tell so many stories. The art works inside the main building are simply amazing.

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Very clean and good university. It's located outside the city so from Kampi you have to take the metro and then the tram!

Thank free_songbird
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Interesting architecture. Great meeting facilities. The university area is a nice place to stroll with a wide range of shops and reasonably-priced restaurants.

Thank mr_dendrocacalia
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