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Helsinki

Europe
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Rank in Finland

37

Rank in Europe

109

World Rank

Currency
Euro(EUR)
Weather
Mostly clear 15.3℃
Time
23:25 PM (GMT +03:00)
Electric Socket
Type C ( 220 V 50 Hz)... Read more


About Helsinki

As Finland's trendy and diverse capital city, Helsinki offers exquisite culture as well as vivid experiences to visitors. Affordable and extremely welcoming, the city is full of people who are warm to visitors. With wonderful islands and fascinating museums, Finland's capital is a bucket list of destinations. Helsinki is home to lush boulevards and brilliant architectural structures that leave you gaping in awe at the magnificence of it all. The city is surrounded by the vast Baltic Bays, beautiful inlets, and mesmerizing islands. The best part? Helsinki just so happens to be one of the best destinations for any food enthusiast.

Continent Country
Europe Finland
Airport Name / IATA Code
Helsinki Airport HEL
Alternate Airport Name / IATA Code
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Helsinki
  • Time To Visit

Best time to visit
June, July, August, September: The weather in these months is usually pleasant and ideal for visiting the city!
Moderate time to visit
February, March, April, and May: The months from February to May happen to be slightly colder and might not suit people who prefer warmer climates.
Worst time to visit
October, November, December, and January: These months are some of the coldest months in Helsinki. Visiting during these months is not recommended as the weather is extremely cold.
Weather
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
Minimum temprature (℃) -9 -10 -6 -1 4 9 12 11 6 3 -2 -7
Maximum temprature (℃) -1 -1 2 8 15 19 21 19 14 8 2 0
Rain fall (mm) 42 32 38 39 38 45 73 80 73 73 70 58
Population
1.4 (Millions)
Official Language
Swedish
Spoken Language
Conversing in Englis... Read more
Other Language
Finnish, English
Police
112
Ambulance
112
Taxi
Start Tariff: EUR 6.... Read more

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Public Transport
Basic Items And Cost
Name Price
Water Bottle USD 1.18
Cup of Coffee USD 4.71
Milk Carton Pack USD 1.18
Rice/Kg USD 2.36
White Bread USD 2.36
Eggs (12) USD 2.36
Combo Meal USD 9.43
Fine Dining USD 40.06
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 2.36
Domestic Beer USD 2.36
Imported Beer USD 3.53
Bottle of Wine USD 14.14
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 8.25
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 2.36
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 3.53
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 1060.32
Do's And Don'ts
Night Life
Must See
Experiences
  • Take part in a guided tour organized by Happy Guide Helsinki.
  • The Helsinki Music Center is an amazing place to explore the music scene of the city.
  • Try the Cinnamon Buns at the Quirky Cafe Regatta.
  • Take a food tour to learn more about the organic food of the city.
Shopping
Kankurin Tupa
Kankurin Tupa, Pohjoisesplanadi 35, 00100 Helsinki, Finland
Distance From City Center
1.7 km
Itis
Itäkatu 1-7, 00930 Helsinki, Finland
Distance From City Center
10.5 km
Kluuvi Shopping Centre
Aleksanterinkatu 9, 00100 Helsinki, Finland
Distance From City Center
0.4 km
Kaari
Kantelettarentie 1, 00420 Helsinki, Finland
Distance From City Center
14.0 km
Ansa second hand
Agricolankatu 5, 00530 Helsinki, Finland
Distance From City Center
1.8 km
Souvenir Suggestions
  • Takana and Marimekko: Wall hangings that are popular across the globe for their vibrant and colorful designs. 
  • Kalevala Jewellery: Made with beautiful and bold shapes, these have a distinct and gorgeous look.
  • Fazer Candies: Fazer is a popular brand worldwide that makes some tasty confectionaries like chocolates, candies, and pastries.
  • Kuksa Drinking Cups: Wooden drinking cups made by people in northern Finland.
  • Finnish Vodka: If you are going to be in Helsinki, you might as well grab a bottle of this drink (as long as you're not underage!).
  • Finnish Licorice: This salty licorice candy is unique to the country of Finland.
  • Lapin Kulta Beers: Though made in Lapland, the beer is also found in Helsinki and dates back to 1873.
  • Iittala Glass: Popular across the world. The Iittala glass is known for its beautiful craftsmanship and wonderful shapes.
  • The Puukko: This Finnish Hunting knife makes for an excellent decorative item and a unique souvenir. 
  • The Lap Hat: Worn by the Sami People, the colorful lap hat happens to be an interesting souvenir and an even better gift.

Tourist attractions in Helsinki

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