Helsinki Central Railway Station, Helsinki

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Architectural Building · Tourist Spot
Noted for its design and use of Finnish granite, Helsinki Central Railway Station functions as the center of public transportation in and around Helsinki. Navigate the city from this railway station, which services about 200,000 passengers every day, making it the most-visited building in the area. If you're not headed anywhere, simply stop by the landmark to admire its famous architecture. Built by Eliel Saarinen in 1919, the current structure is considered to be one of the most beautiful train stations in Europe. Most people come to admire the clock tower, the statues flanking its main entrance, and its granite finishings. Plan your Helsinki Central Railway Station visit and explore what else you can see and do in Helsinki using our Helsinki online trip maker.
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  • Most of Finland's railway stations are either very small or very ugly (or both). This was not like that- it is more like a Western/European style station but with quite different architecture unlike.....  more »
  • Give yourself enough time to walk from one platform to another. The platforms are very long and take a long to get from the main entrance to the airport trains. If you're here to check out the...  more »
  • We arrived at the station on one of the last trains of the day from the airport, they switched all the lights off after we exited the train and we walked up a shadowy, deserted platform, so didn't...  more »
  • ❤🇫🇮❤Beautiful ❤🇫🇮❤
  • as per most central stations in europe, all major trains come here, easy to get around and a bunch of food inside.
  • It's an easy access sight to see. A must if you will. Also easy access to Wherever in Finland, Europe or rest of the world by train and via airport.
  • Very interesting and convenient station right in the centre , all the tourist attractions and hotels are near buy. The station was very clean and well managed.
  • Good, big, nice BurgerKing there

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