Helsinki Travel Guide
Plan Your Helsinki Vacation
A city of the sea, Helsinki was built along a series of oddly shaped peninsulas and islands jutting into the Baltic coast along the Gulf of Finland. Streets and avenues curve around bays, bridges reach to nearby islands, and ferries ply among offshore islands.
Smaller stores are generally open weekdays from 9 to 6 and Saturday from 9 to 1; larger department stores are open until 9... read more
Helsinki is dotted with cozy yet decidedly modern-looking venues offering reindeer, herring, and pike accompanied by... read more
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