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Kaivopuisto, Helsinki

4.5
#4 of 33 in Parks in Helsinki
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. A visit to Kaivopuisto represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Helsinki road trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Kaviopsuito literally means 'well park', named after the spa that used to be there in the 1850's. The same traditional wooden building is now a restaurant and nightclub, however the park is worth visi...  more »
  • Around the harbour in a small bay with no jetty, it is a very comfortable space, as the park is maintained. There are many tourists, but the citizens also enjoy it as a place of recreation.
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  • Such a lively place on Mayday. Food trucks are there if you need something to eat.
  • May 1st is obviously the day to come. Especially like the weather we are experiencing today. Graduates everywhere!
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