Olympic Stadium (Olympiastadion), Helsinki

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Host of the 1952 Olympics, Olympic Stadium (Olympiastadion) now supports sporting events, concerts, and Finland's national soccer team. Originally built for the 1940 Olympics, which were cancelled because of World War II, this stadium was completed in 1938. The arena can hold more than 40,000 people at a time, making it the largest in Finland. Come to watch a soccer match or see a live performance. Tour the arena and walk through exhibits at the Sports Museum of Finland. Then make your way to the top of the stadium tower for views of Helsinki. You can even stay in a youth hostel located inside the stadium. Before you head to Helsinki, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Helsinki trip maker website , to make sure you see all that Helsinki has to offer, including Olympic Stadium (Olympiastadion).
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  • The Olympic Stadium was originally built for the Olympics that were supposed to be held in Helsinki 1940 but were for obvious reasons cancelled. The games were finally held there in 1952. The stadium ...  more »
  • The Olympic Stadium is currently being rebuilt, but still worth visiting the grounds, because outside the stadium, the monument of the Finnish wonder runner Paavo Nurmi is located. Who is on the road with the hop-on-hop-off bus, stops next to the monument
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  • Historic Place. Build for Olympic games that took place here in 1952. Did you know that the Olympic Games was supposed be held here few years earlier but were cancelled because of the war? :)
  • Very nice place, amazing view, nice and helping workers
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