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Hietaniemi Cemetery

Hietaniemenkatu 20, Helsinki 00100, Finland
+358 9 23402800
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‘The Cemetery on the beach’, beautifully kept area with adjacent recreational areas

‘The Cemetery on the beach’, alongside the water and 'beach' is an impressive Cemetery adjacent to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
WW_Traveller023
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Sydney, Australia
Tranquillity in beauty

The cemetery is very favourably situated alongside the harbour, close to but still sufficiently... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
RAJR545
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Hietaniemenkatu 20, Helsinki 00100, Finland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

‘The Cemetery on the beach’, alongside the water and 'beach' is an impressive Cemetery adjacent to a lot of recreational areas all along the waterside that many people use for recreation.

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Reviewed 23 May 2018

The cemetery is very favourably situated alongside the harbour, close to but still sufficiently distant from the Kamppi transport and shopping area of the city. The cemetery is ultimately governed by the Lutheran Church of Finland, but has national significance, both as the resting place...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Gone but never forgotten. Beautiful peaceful cemetery. Well maintained and kept. We will be back to visit again.

Thank James M
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

It was a very emotional experience. This place is very well-maintained. the peace and solitude of this place is hauntingly beautiful. Must visit, if you are in Helsinki.

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Really interesting! A cemetery looking more like a park and forest. Being on a beach makes it so unique

Thank SamehT
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

This is still a functioning cemetery, which can be a bit awkward if you're just there for sightseeing. It's really a peaceful place to walk around though and is worth a visit if you're in the area. Quite a lot to see in the grounds.

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Hietaniemi is the most important cemetery in Finland. This is were several former Finnish Presidents have their final resting place, among other dignitaries. It is a very peaceful place, inviting to just slowly walk around. Heroes' Cross for fallen soldiers is a very special and...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Hietaniemen hautausmaa sits beautifully on the sea coast. You can visit it anytime you like but I recommend to do that when it is dark and gloomy - especially when there is mist. It is a wonderful place on warm summer day and cold winter...More

Thank Petsku83
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Went for a Saturday evening stroll. Fantastic. Peaceful. Saw some wild bunnies. Walked to the water. Recommended.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

I do like cemetaries and this is a good one. So well maintained, a riverside walk and beautiful borders.

Thank John T
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