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University of Helsinki (Helsingin Yliopisto)

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Address: Yliopistonkatu 4, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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Best university I have ever study!

More than studying here, if you are a traveller or a tourist, even visiting this university worth it!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 March 2016
Paris, France
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Manama, Bahrain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

The university is at the Senate square. On your left side when you are in the square facing the cathedral. Its entrance is from the back dide though. It has a big library and a cafeteria.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

More than studying here, if you are a traveller or a tourist, even visiting this university worth it!

Thank Kannagi
Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

This is one of the best 100 universities in the world. It is a great place to visit because the buildings tell so many stories. The art works inside the main building are simply amazing.

Thank Maria P
Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

Very clean and good university. It's located outside the city so from Kampi you have to take the metro and then the tram!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Interesting architecture. Great meeting facilities. The university area is a nice place to stroll with a wide range of shops and reasonably-priced restaurants.

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South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

My husband attended a Congress in this building for a few days. There are a beautiful staircase,and climbing from one floor to the next,there are beautiful statues on each level,worthwile climbing the stairs. I usually sat down on the steps outside for a short while,waiting for him,people-watching,looking at the other buildings surrounding the plaza,while resting for a while after my... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

Some buildings are well kept and worth seeing if you are around the Senat Square. The main library (Kaisatalo) is very nice so have a look at the design inside!

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2015

There are some nice old buildings around Senaatintori. There are also nice library and small cafe. If you do not have anything else to do visit there.

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

Archival photos exist of this building being bombed as well as obviously the surrounding buildings in the city centre. amazing and through sheer determination the Finns rebuilt this amazing structure, as a student i was lucky enough to walk the hallowed halls, and I am not sure if its open for everyone to walk inside but even if you just... More 

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Goettingen, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2015

Well, what do i say, it is a University, though some of the buildings are very well kept. spread out over the city center, but concentrated on the area North of Alexanterinkatu and Senatintori. Library is getting renovated at the moment.

Thank math8ilda

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