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The Esplanadi Park, Helsinki

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Enjoy green space in the heart of the city at The Esplanadi Park, a historical park and walking area originally opened in 1812. The park is known for hosting a number of outdoor events, including the Marimekko Fashion Show and Jazz-Espa concert series. You'll find plenty of high-end shops, restaurants, and bars lining nearby streets. The Esplanadi Park is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Helsinki Edition.
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  • This park is very well-maintained. Beautiful plants all around. There are cafes all along the park. There are various shops surrounding this park. Good place for an evening stroll.  more »
  • I just visited this two times- the first one at one year ago for dinner and this time. I just walk along Helsinki cathedral and big square and find this park. It is not so fancy but nice sea side. It ...  more »
  • Especially good there in the warm season, Park territory (alley) is adjacent to the promenade, where you can cheaply eat and buy fresh berries, and enjoy the beautiful views. And buy souvenirs, etc. (there's a big enough market.
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  • Esplanadi is a picturesque esplanade consisting of two historic one-way streets and a large public park. Walk along charming pebble paths and notice the pretty mature trees. Esplanadi Park, established in the 19th century, also features weekend markets and cultural events year-round.
  • Sometimes too many street musicians and food vendor..but in general nice place
  • Good place for walking and enjoying the nature, in the middle of the busy city life; it's right next to other cultural places. Also has very nice cafe there "Kappeli", with huge glass windows to enjoy the view.
  • Walking down the Esplanadi park is a must when visiting Helsinki. It's a really lovely place for picnics in the summer. There are a lot of small events and on every restaurant day you will find lots of vendors here.
  • It's Helsinki cityparck. Summer time it's the place to be for a picnic or friends get together. During winter it's very quiet but Christmas time it's very beautiful.
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