Where to go

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Helsinki – Finland’s Capital City

Helsinki, A Fascinating Mixture of Historical and Ultra-Modern: Helsinki, the capital of Finland, has the distinction of being the second northern-most capital city in the world. Although its main attractions and monuments are a stark reminder of its past history, Helsinki today is a very … [Read More...]

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Things to see

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Esplanade Park – Helsinki’s Central Park

Helsinki's Esplanade Park - A Place for Promenades Esplanadi Boulevard, Esplanade Park... however it's called, no visit to Helsinki can be considered complete without a visit to The Esplanade. Without doubt, that this section of Helsinki near the centre of town is a tourist delight. A … [Read More...]

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Shopping

VAT Refund

How to Claim your VAT Refund at Helsinki Airport

Non-EU Citizens Can Claim VAT Refund on their Shopping in Finland: If you're shopping in Finland and are a non-EU citizen, you are eligible to claim VAT refund on your shopping. To qualify for the sales tax refund, your purchases must be made in shops which display the Tax Free sign and the … [Read More...]

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Eating and Drinking

Delicious food in the Market Square - Helsinki

Helsinki’s Market Square or Kauppatori

Kauppatori Offers Visitors Great Food, Great Views and Lots of Local Atmosphere: At Market Square, known locally in Helsinki as Kauppatori, visitors and locals alike can get everything from fresh salmon steak to reindeer meat. The Market Square is located on the shoreline and offers great food, … [Read More...]

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Getting Around

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Airport Transfers – Helsinki-Vantaa (HEL)

Airport Transportation to and from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport: There are 30 airlines operating out of Helsinki-Vantaa Airport which caters for about 90% of Finland’s international air traffic. For airport transfers into Helsinki city centre, travellers have a choice of public buses,  Finnair's city … [Read More...]

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Useful Facts

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Find a Finland Phone Number or Code

Finland Phone Numbers, Phone Codes and Phone Books Finding a phone number in Finland is not difficult, as you might expect from the land of Nokia cell phones! The Finland telephone country code is 358, and you miss the 0 off the phone area code when … [Read More...]

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