Helsinki City Hall (Kaupungintalo), Helsinki

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Housed in a former hotel from 1833, Helsinki City Hall (Kaupungintalo) represents a modern blend of classical elements, contemporary interior spaces, and glass facades. Today the building houses the mayor's office and city council meeting facilities, and it hosts concerts and movie screenings. Visit the building to see its changing art exhibits. At the information center you can pick up maps and brochures to help you determine where to go next. The site offers a coat check, so leave your wraps before wandering through the building. To visit Helsinki City Hall (Kaupungintalo) on your trip to Helsinki, use our Helsinki trip app .
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  • Helsinki City Hall (Finnish: Helsingin kaupungintalo) is a central administrative building of Helsinki - and it is open for public every weekday from 8 to 16. From outside it is a beautiful empire-sty...  more »
  • Neoclassical building of the mid-nineteenth century dating back to the Imperial period as the nearby presidential headquarters. It's right on the market square behind the archipelago's port of trips and deserves a look.
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  • The best public restroom I've ever seen. I'm not kidding. And the building is really nice, with interesting exhibitions (Finnish film when I was there).
  • I was there in connection with a scientific conference where the city often holds a reception. The mayor's address was appropriate wrt. both content and duration. The food was nice and they served red and white wine in addition to some non-alcoholic option. The building itself was nice and the artwork interesting.
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