About Helsinki

Helsinki, the capital of Finland, is a bustling seaside city with roughly one million people living in the greater metropolitan area.

We have collected some pictures of Helsinki below to give you an idea of how the city looks like. Also, you can take a look at our "what to do in Helsinki" page and the official city pages.


Photo gallery by Samuli Siltanen

Outdoor dining during a Restaurant Day at Sinebrychoff Park.


Photo: Samuli Siltanen


Bicycle riders on Bulevardi Street.


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View along Eerikinkatu Street. Photographer: Samuli Siltanen


Photo: Samuli Siltanen


The Olympic Stadium where the 1952 Olympic Games were held.


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People enjoying a sunny day and picnics along the Esplanadi Street.


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The Hietalahti Flea Market offers bargains on second-hand clothes, books, and other stuff.


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View from Kaunissaari Island towards the Baltic Sea. You can visit the island using a ferry connection. The ride from Vuosaari takes almost one hour each way.


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Kettlebell training in Tammisalo District.


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Seaside walking route along the edge of Hietaniemi Peninsula.


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Old harbor in Lapinlahti.


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A view of Helsinki Cathedral.


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Sinebrychoff Park.


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Narinkkatori Square in the central Kamppi District.


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Old harbor in Lapinlahti.


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Kaivopuisto shore.


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A spring sunset in Helsinki.


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Restaurant day in Kamppi.


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This ferry operates between the city harbour and Korkeasaari Zoo.


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View along Lapinrinne Street in the central Kamppi District.


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Hylkysaari island near Korkeasaari Zoo.


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View from Sirpalesaari Island towards the city. The island is home to the highly recommended Restaurant Saari.


Photo: Samuli Siltanen