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Olympic Stadium (Olympiastadion)

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Neighbourhood: Taka-Töölö
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Address: Paavo Nurmen tie 1, Helsinki 00250, Finland
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The Helsinki Olympic stadium is an interesting place to visit, great views from tower on clear days!

Reviewed 14 March 2017
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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We made the half-hour walk from the city centre to visit the Olympic Stadium, only to find it surrounded by boarding, and closed for comprehensive reconstruction. We found one construction worker who told us that this work had begun earlier this year, and that it was scheduled to take until 2019 before completion. The tower of the stadium, supposedly offering... More 

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Thank bucksbee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Helsinki Olympic stadium is an interesting place to visit, great views from tower on clear days!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

A must is to go up the look out tower here at night. A small tower but amazing views over the city. Go here!

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Evanston, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Opened in 1938, this stadium host the 1952 Summer Olympics other then the World Athletics Championship in 1983 and 2005 and also being the home ground for the Finnish National football ( soccer) team.

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Sharnford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Sadly this iconic stadium is closed and there is no access to the wonderful tower while the whole place is undergoing renovation. Not a criticism by any means and you can still admire it from the outside, but just a warning for any fellow travellers wanting to see this place which has such a rich and interesting history.

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Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Many years have passed by from the Olympic Games here in Helsinki, but the Stadium, as well as the rest of the Olympic complex, looks very well conserved and actual in its architectural concept. It deserves a visit

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Mantsala, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

The old stadium were in very bad shape. Now its under renovation and I'm anxious to see the new stadium when the renovation is finished.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

It is convenient to get to by train and is located right next to the new HJK soccer stadium. The Olympic stadium was an average stadium that was under renovation in Nov. 2016.

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Middelfart, Denmark
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

Well, there is nor much to say really. The Olympic Stadium Of Helsinki is under reconstruction. However, noone bothers to tell on homepages that's the fact. So after having bought tickets for the Metro and busses we arrived to a closed stadium

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Florence, Montana
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

We were surprised to see the Olympic Statium and other structures were closed for about a year for renovations. So do not waste your time unless you just want to walk around the grounds.

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