Travel Blogs from Helsinki
... inwards from 180 skylights. Also called the Church of the Rock, it can hold a congregation of nearly one thousand and has excellent acoustics. So much so that many famous performers have requested concerts here.
Also in Töölö is the modernist Finlandia Hall. Designed by the renowned Finnish architect Alvar Aalto in 1962 and built in 1967–71, this is one of Finland’s most important concert and congress halls. It is both ornamental and functional ...
... tourists. Travel Wiki said that the best way was the public transport ferry and that it should cost around 5 Euro for a 12 hour return ticket, but so many private ferry operators were there advertising one way trips for more. Initially I walked the wrong direction and got lost in a maze of markets and shops, but I retraced my steps, walked the other way and found the official ferry terminal. I bought my ticket using the automatic machine, and the ferry pulled up just a few ...
... on the nearest tram and took the route Anniina had mapped out to get back to the center of town.
We met up with Anniina again at Kaisla, a pub with an extensive variety of beers from all over Europe and the US. We had initially bonded with Anniina over our mutual love of beer, and her recommendation did not disappoint. We talked beer with Anniina and her boyfriend as long as we could before taking a brisk walk back along the waterfront to the cruise ship.
... 8217;s what we did. The taxi driver was also nice enough to inform us that two trams have stops quite near the ship and suggested that we might want to do that on the return, which we did.
We asked the taxi driver to take us to the Tourist Info office. There we picked up a tram guide and an all day tram pass for 8 Euros, then hopped on the tram to get an overview of the city and some of the major highlights, as recommended by Rick Steves. After about a half hour on the ...
... visit the Military Museum and their submarine. We also did the Toy Museum, but its small for the money and not very interactive-if you like dolls go, I don't so it wasn't really for me! Also make sure to walk along to the King's Gate. This is a little bay type area where you can sit with your feet over the edge and soak in some rays, or in our case make friends with the ducks!
Spend the evening at the harbourside market, you can eat local ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Martta Hotelli Helsinki
Other places to stay in Helsinki
Taka-Töölö, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $132
- If modern is your wish
- Excelente ubicación, personal agradable
- Excellent location, friendly service
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- A bit over price
- Fantastic Hotel in a Fantastic City
- Fantastic hotel!...
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $120
- No towels in a EUR 169,-- room
- Very Nice Hotel for the money
- OK Hotel
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $142
- A truly wonderful hotel.
- OK for one night!
- Highly recommended
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $126
- Perfect location, adequate hotel
- Loved the Marski
- Very average
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $159
Pasila, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $100
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $141
- One of the Best
- Fantastic time!
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $118
- Love this hotel
- Slightly above avarage 3 stars
- Great Location, Great Service
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $116
- Friendly Staffs
- Excellant hotel
- Excellent service perfectly located
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $127
- Good value for money hotel
- Terrible breakfast
Kampinmalmi, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $106
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $132
Ullanlinna, Helsinki | 5 star hotelfrom $184
- Loved the Kamp!
- Great Experience, except for service in the bar
- Scandinavia's Best!
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $134
- Fantastisches Holiday Inn
- Modern and central
- Fantastic Holiday Inn
Keskinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $121
Keskinen, Helsinki | 5 star hotelfrom $119
- Good location, dated rooms
- The other Helsinki Hilton
- Passabile, ma non fantastico
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $124
- Great rooms for great price in great location~
- We had a great stay at the Helka
- Very nice
Kampinmalmi, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $159
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $159
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $137
- Not so good as they say!
- PERFECT IN EVERY WAY! LOTS OF ATTENTION TO DETAIL AND EXCELLENT FRIENDLY STAFF!
- Loved GLO!
Vironniemi, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $93
- Buena relación calidad-precio en el Hotel Arthur de Helsinki
- Nice city-hotel
- Ich warte auf wiedersehen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Vatican City, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $172
- Great hotel with good prices
- Very nice design hotel
- Hätte nicht besser sein können
Vironniemi, Helsinki | 4 star hotelfrom $139
- Preis-Leistung und Lage großartig
- Great value and location
- A very nice hotel
Veromaentie 1, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $105
Eteläinen, Helsinki | 3 star hotelfrom $105