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Kaivopuisto, Helsinki
(4.6/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
One of the oldest parks in the city, Kaivopuisto features hiking trails and vast green lawns, as well as recreational complexes and cafes. Stretching across 45 hectares (111 acres), the park sits between the urban zone and the open sea. As you walk along its numerous paths, you'll encounter art in unexpected places. Some trees contain extremely detailed carved faces, while colorful wooden birds adorn tall poles. As you pause to sit on one of the numerous benches here, notice that each has poem engraved into the surface. Add Kaivopuisto to your Helsinki travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Helsinki tour planner.
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  • If you're visiting Helsinki, you should plan to spend at least one afternoon walking about Kaivopuisto and the seashore. It's the most beautiful park in Helsinki, and by the sea you will find a lot of...  more »
  • Beautiful park for just strolling around or going for a picnic. On May day you'll find the park absolutely packed so I suggest you go there early on. You can also do bbq there, as long as you take car...  more »
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