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Swedish Theater (Svenska Teatern)

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Address: Pohjoisesplanadi 2, Helsinki 00130, Finland
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Titanic - Theatre experience for all your senses

This theatre offered us again full experince. besides the classical elements, new look into the ice berg theme in human life, which some thought was complicated. the experice was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 April 2016
vivs2015
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Helsinki, Finland
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Oravais
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Me and a friend went and saw Mamma Mia. It was amazing, both the show itself and the building. The bathrooms... Wow.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

This theatre offered us again full experince. besides the classical elements, new look into the ice berg theme in human life, which some thought was complicated. the experice was complementd by a dialogue betweeb live acting and live video show utilizing the theatre facilities also outside the scene. The visit took longer than we initially expected, in total appr three... More 

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Casablanca, Morocco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

And it has barely changed since I first saw it in 1969! There was talk a few years ago of replacing it with a more modern edifice. I'm glad to say this nonsense seems to have been dropped. Productions are in Swedish, of course, so I don't attend as my Swedish is disappearing from my brain, however, I wish I... More 

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Turku, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

5+ points for the Mamma Mia show that was exactly what our stressed minds needed. It didn't even matter that all of us didn't understand swedish that well. 4 points for the atmosphere of the old building and 3- for the interval service. The system seems about as old as the building, for even though you book in advance, you... More 

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Lohja
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

We watched the ABBA-musical in Helsinki, in Svenska teatern. The musical is extremely popular, book your show in good time. We had our seats in the first balcony behind a pillar and a head having a view of 15 cms in breadth. Yäk, no good. If you go there book a seat if possible in the front row of balcony... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2015

Imagine to go to this beautiful house, listen to excellent finnlandssvenska. Enjoying the intimacy of the Amos stage, and letting the fears of George Orwell get to you.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2014

Swedish theater is a very old theater, recently refurbished. It belongs to the towns old traditions. The language is Swedish, which also is Finland's second official language. A very beautiful hall.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2013

The Swedish Theater offers a nice Cafe in the summer. Located in the center of Helsinki. I recommend the cafe ( in the west end of the buildlng) because: The coffe is good, you get a refill for the same little expensive price, nice atmosphere inside, clean toilet. You can sit inside or outside.

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1 Thank Tomas Tumppi L
El Jadida, Morocco
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2013

... it is a sight to see, such a quaint shape! I've never been to see a production, as my Swedish is too rubbish to be able to follow a play or whatever, but I've had a coffee. Shame on those who think it should be knocked down! It's part of Helsinki's heritage.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2013

We bought tickets to the drama musical "Kristina från Duvemåla" and enjoyed the day performance very much. There is a special atmosphere to this surprisingly small theater. It pays to buy the tickets well in advance. Booking a coffee service to the mid break is also a good idea to work around the queue in the cafeteria. The musical productions... More 

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