Helsinki Esplanade is a boulevard-like park in the city centre that is perfect for picnics, leisurely strolling and relaxing in the sunshine - ideal for tourists looking to stretch their legs not far from accommodation in Helsinki.
Often compared to New York's Central Park, the Helsinki Esplanade is right in the heart of the city centre and runs parallel to two of Helsinki's busiest streets - the Southern and Northern Esplanades. When the park was first open in the early 19th century it was a popular with upper-class courting couples who would step out together and walk around the park admiring the scenery. However, visitors today will find added attractions including a fountain, marketplace, open air theatre and ice cream kiosks.
Events at the Esplanade
The Esplanade in Helsinki is not just a popular park. It is also the location of Helsinki's Christmas Market and May Day celebrations. During the summer months, the Helsinki Esplanade also hosts open-air music concerts.
Why choose the Radisson Blu Seaside Helsinki, Hotel?
The Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel, Helsinki is less than a 20 minute walk or 5 minute drive from the Helsinki Esplanade Park.
This hotel is also conveniently placed for the seaside resort of Pihlajasaari, which, like the Esplanade Helsinki, is popular with tourists and locals looking to sunbathe and unwind.