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Helsinki is a city with a variety of identities. Maybe it's the Russian influence (St. Petersburg is a quick train ride away). Maybe it's the strong appreciation of contemporary design -- the capital ...
Mum2boysx6
10/14
We arrived in Helsinki on a Sunday morning & docked about 2 miles out of town. The public bus was E5 ... Read more
avidreaderatl
09/14
There's just nothing special about this port. It was our least favorite on the cruise. We tried to visit 2 ... Read more
pchase1
09/14
I had booked rental bikes a month in advance from Helsinki Cityride only to receive an email 1 week prior to ... Read more
skelligman
09/14
This was the one port where we hadn't preplanned anything. We knew we could get a tram into the City Centre ... Read more
max_power_000
08/14
The time in this port was short but we did manage to see some of the highlights. We took a bus into the main ... Read more
Iowa cruiser
08/14
HELSINKI: Again, buy Rick Steves’ book “Northern European Cruise Ports” for detailed ... Read more
dacwpark
08/14
The ship docked at Munkholmskajen which is closer than Jatkasaarentaituri. We took the bus from the port into ... Read more
YoungDubFan
07/14
The ship docked in Helsinki at 9:00 am. There was a free shuttle from the dock to the top of the Eplanade. We ... Read more
alanoconnor
07/14
A shuttle bus took us to the centre of this pleasant and cosmopolitan city. It rained on and off, but the ... Read more
Niall Fleming
07/14
Beautiful, nice city, underrated. Read more
jgray37000
07/14
The cruise was very nice, though we had no idea where we were on the map we were given, Actually, I think we ... Read more
critics0001
12/13
Easy town to walk, not too much to see but worth a few hours. Read more
andrefs
11/13
Pleasant surprise. Loved the harbor market and Suomenlinna Fortress (which you get to by ferry). Rather than ... Read more
cb1968
09/13
Helsinki is also easily explored inexpensively by public transit. Purchase a day pass for 8 Euros from the ... Read more
Anne from Ohio
09/13
First, I have to sat that we loved Helsinki. The city is easy to navigate, clean, and attractive. At the ... Read more
cs94wahoowa
09/13
Helsinki was my husband's favorite port of the cruise, and was up there on my list. It's a newer city, with ... Read more
wheelchairtraveler
09/13
Beautiful city, well laid out. Trams accessible!Food good. Amos museum is a private home that is now a museum ... Read more
Davelen
09/13
We took the hop on hop off bus and learnt a bit about the place.Had some delicious soup from the markets ... Read more
MarshmallowsMom
09/13
Nothing really stood out here. Read more
sheree
09/13
small, clean, nice shopping and restaurantseasy to walk around on your own Read more
LGCRUISING
08/13
The open air museum (similar to the Danish one in Arhus) was quite lovely. It is set in the forest. The site ... Read more
mhedge
08/13
We walked to the train and took it into the city. We went into 2 churches, the art museum gift shop, and a ... Read more
BruvDominic
08/13
Helsinki we called it Helstinki was nothing special Read more
TonyLon
08/13
Less to see than in other Scandinavian capitals but still enough to fill day.Took shuttle bus to centre of ... Read more
musiclovingmom
08/13
I would recommend you take the shuttle into Helsinki and back. We talked to a couple who did walk it and ... Read more

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