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KamppiHelsinki

The city’s bustling central district hosts an inspiring collection of fantastic galleries, remarkable buildings and a landmark department store offering eight floors of Finnish style.

Admire Finland’s largest collection of paintings and sculptures and enjoy the sight of an award-winning chapel in Kamppi. See the grand structure that holds the nation’s government and relax in front of a show at the fabulous underground auditorium.

Nowhere in Finland will you find a larger variety of high quality museums than in Kamppi. A great place to begin is the National Museum of Finland. View enthralling exhibits that chart history from prehistoric times. Don’t miss the basement treasury with its glistening coins, medals and swords.

Find more excellent displays at the Ateneum Art Museum, a short stroll south. Works from the painters Edelfelt, Simberg and Halonen are hung proudly here while the Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art just west celebrates the unusual with bright colors and strange sculptures.

Walk northwest to see the colossal Parliament Building which dates back to the 1920s. Gaze up at the tall pillars that support a classical façade made completely from red granite.

Continue until you reach the Temppeliaukio Church. This remarkable structure is built into solid stone with sheet glass and copper stripping forming a beautiful domed roof. Check online or at the tourist office in town for times of upcoming concerts.

Don’t miss Kamppi Chapel in Narinkkatori Square. Crafted from intricately shaped wood, the chapel has been awarded several international architecture awards.

The square’s other point of interest is the vast Stockmann shopping center. Delight in all the latest designer labels of clothes, perfumes and electronic gadgets. Find some of the best restaurants in the district here, with a range of internationally themed menus available.

Find Helsinki’s main train station in Kamppi. Buses travel regularly from here to other parts of the city.

Spend days enjoying the superb collection of cultural highlights in Kamppi.


Popular places to visit in Kamppi

Kamppi Center
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Kamppi Center

4.5/5(104 reviews)

During your trip to Helsinki, you can find the perfect gifts to bring home at Kamppi Center. Experience the acclaimed art scene and fascinating museums in this culturally rich area.

Kamppi Chapel
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Kamppi Chapel

4/5(4 reviews)

This modern chapel is an architectural marvel and regarded as one of the best places to reflect in Helsinki’s busy urban center.

Old Church of Helsinki
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Old Church of Helsinki

Appreciate the simple charm of the city’s oldest church, which is set in a park where more than 1,000 plague victims are buried.

Amos Rex
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Amos Rex

You can spend an afternoon exploring the galleries in Amos Rex during your travels in Helsinki. Check out the shops and top-notch restaurants in this family-friendly area.

Helsinki Cathedral
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Helsinki Cathedral

4.5/5(233 reviews)

Stop at this beautiful Finnish Evangelical Lutheran cathedral to admire its stunning architecture and see a magnificent collection of zinc sculptures.

Finlandia Hall
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Finlandia Hall

4.5/5(82 reviews)

Attend an international music event and take a guided tour of this multipurpose Helsinki venue to learn about its significant architectural history.

Top things to do in Kamppi

Helsinki and Suomenlinna Sightseeing Tour
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Helsinki and Suomenlinna Sightseeing Tour

$169
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Guided Tallinn Day Sightseeing from Helsinki
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Guided Tallinn Day Sightseeing from Helsinki

$249
Per adult
84% of travellers recommend
5-hour sightseeing in Helsinki and Nuuksio Reindeer Park
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5-hour sightseeing in Helsinki and Nuuksio Reindeer Park

$215
Per adult
Porvoo Half Day Sightseeing
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Porvoo Half Day Sightseeing

$145
Per adult
Helsinki and Porvoo Day Sightseeing Tour
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Helsinki and Porvoo Day Sightseeing Tour

$193
Per adult
The Wildlife Drive
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The Wildlife Drive

$160
Per adult

Top Hotels in Kamppi

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel, Helsinki
Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel, Helsinki
4 out of 5
Ruoholahdenranta 3, Helsinki
The price is $118 per night

Located in Kamppi, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Hietalahti Flea Market and Helsinki West Terminal. Stockmann and Finlandia Hall are ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,377 reviews)

"Goid sized room, well appointed The only issue I had was with the quilt which was 2 x single and not a double."…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel, Helsinki
Marski by Scandic
Marski by Scandic
4 out of 5
Mannerheimintie 10, Helsinki
The price is $98 per night

Located in Kamppi, this hotel is steps from Swedish Theatre and Stockmann. Finlandia Hall and Helsinki Cathedral are also within 1 mi (2 km). Ylioppilastalo ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (460 reviews)
Great place to stay

"The hotel is located at the heart of Helsinki, near most of the attractions. The staff is really kind and friendly all the time. The rooms are very tidy and comfortable, everything is new. The best of this hotel is the breakfast. It’s so complete and full of options that it was one of the best I’ve ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Marski by Scandic
Scandic Simonkenttä
Scandic Simonkenttä
4 out of 5
Simonkatu 9, Helsinki
The price is $121 per night

Located in Kamppi, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Kamppi Chapel and Stockmann. Finlandia Hall and Helsinki Cathedral are also within 1 mi (2 km). Ooppera ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,191 reviews)

"Staff very helpful, room clean and comfortable beds. A couple of days before we left there was a bad smell from the shower area and the easily dislodged metal plate in the floor under the shower is dangerous."…"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Scandic Simonkenttä
Hotel Finn
Hotel Finn
2.5 out of 5
Kalevankatu 3 b, Helsinki
Free Cancellation
The price is $70 per night

Located in Kamppi, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Helsinki Cathedral and Ateneum Art Museum. Senate Square and Presidential Palace are also within 2 mi ...

4/5Very Good! (959 reviews)

"Great location and easy check-in. The rooms were a good size and clean."…"

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Hotel Finn
Omena Hotel Helsinki Lonnrotinkatu
Omena Hotel Helsinki Lonnrotinkatu
2.5 out of 5
Lonnrotinkatu 13, Helsinki
The price is $61 per night

Located in Kamppi, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Old Church of Helsinki and Stockmann. Finlandia Hall and Helsinki Cathedral are also within 1 mi ...

3.8/5Good! (965 reviews)

"Modern in that it did not have staff - everything was automated/digital in a sense. Not sure how light in bathroom was to be turned off. Had microwave, kettle and mini fridge."…"

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2019

Omena Hotel Helsinki Lonnrotinkatu
Klaus K Hotel
Klaus K Hotel
4 out of 5
Bulevardi 2-4, Helsinki
The price is $134 per night

Located in Kamppi, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Old Church of Helsinki and Stockmann. Finlandia Hall and Helsinki Cathedral are also ...

4.2/5Very Good! (986 reviews)

"Klaus K has a great breakfast, friendly staff, and cozy rooms."…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Klaus K Hotel

Other neighborhoods in Helsinki

Taking flight
Patricia Hopps on trover

Kaartinkaupunki

5/5Exceptional!(52 area reviews)

If you're looking for things to see and do in Kaartinkaupunki, ample dining options and captivating waterfront views are highlights. You might also check out Kauppahalli while you're visiting, and jump aboard the metro at Kolmikulma Station to get around town.

Kaartinkaupunki
Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art

Kluuvi

4.5/5Wonderful!(125 area reviews)

Consider a visit to Stockmann and take some time to enjoy the abundant dining options during your time in Kluuvi. If you want to see more of the city, jump on the metro at Rautatientori Station or Kaisaniemi Station.

Kluuvi
Kluuvi featuring heritage architecture and a statue or sculpture as well as a small group of people

Kaisaniemi

While Kaisaniemi isn't home to many top sights, Helsinki Cathedral and Finlandia Hall are some notable places to visit nearby.

Kaisaniemi
St. John\'s Church showing heritage architecture and a church or cathedral

Ullanlinna

If you're spending time in Ullanlinna, check out sights like St. John's Church or Museum of Finnish Architecture and hop on the metro to see more the city at Kapteeninkatu Station or Neitsytpolku Station.

Ullanlinna
Parliament Building which includes an administrative buidling and a sunset

Etu-Toolo

Museums, art galleries, and bars highlight some notable features of Etu-Toolo. Make a stop by Finlandia Hall or National Museum while you're visiting, and jump aboard the metro at Caloniuksenkatu Station or Sammonkatu Station to get around town.

Etu-Toolo
Senate Square showing street scenes

Helsinki City Centre

Noted for its museums and live music, there's plenty to explore in Helsinki City Centre. Top attractions like Helsinki Cathedral and Stockmann are major draws, and you can hop on the metro at Vironkatu Station or Hallituskatu Station to see more of the city.

Helsinki City Centre