TRAVEL GUIDE FOR YOUR TRIP IN HELSINKI

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Helsinki Tourist Information

Pohjoisesplanadi 19, +358 9 3101 3300, tourist.info@hel.fi, www.visithelsinki.fi
Open: 15.5.-14.9. Mon-Sat 9-18, Sun 9-16. 15.9.-14.5. Mon-Fri 9-18, Sat-Sun 10-16.

Helsinki Region Tourist Information

Helsinki airport T2, arrival hall 2A.
Open: 1.10.-30.4. Mon-Sat 10-18 and Sun 12-18. 1.5.-30.9. Mon-Sun 10-20.


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BOX OFFICES

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POST OFFICE

General Post Office
Elielinaukio 2 F, tel +358 200 71 000, Mon-Fri 8-20, Sat 10-16 and Sun 12-16
www.posti.fi/index-en.html


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Emergencies tel 112

Haartman Hospital, Haartmaninkatu 4, +358 9 3106 3231, dejour 24h.

PRIVATE MEDICAL CARE

Terveystalo Kamppi (24h)
Jaakonkatu 3 B, 3rd floor, +358 30 6000, www.terveystalo.com

Diacor
Keskuskatu 7, +358 9 7750 800, www.diacor.fi

Pikkujätti – Children’s medical center
Annankatu 32 and Itis shopping center, +358 9 530 501, www.pikkujatti.fi


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LOST PROPERTY OFFICES

Helsinki Police Lost Property Office
Pasilanraitio 11, +358 (0)295 417 912, www.poliisi.fi , Mon-Fri 9-11.

Lost Property Service - Suomen Löytötavarapalvelu
Mäkelänkatu 56, +358 (0)600 41006, www.loytotavara.net , Mon-Fri 10-18, Sat 10-14.

Lost Property Office - Suomen löytötavarapiste
Kamppi shopping center, +358 (0)600 04401, www.htp-palvelut.com , Mon-Fri 8-21, Sat 9-18 and Sun 12-18.


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INTERNET

NextMeshWi-Fi is the free City of Helsinki wireless network, which operates throughout the very centre from Kamppi to the Market Square and the shores of Kaivopuisto. Separate login or password not required for access. Open wifi locations here.

Many cafés, restaurants, fast food outlets, shopping centres and hotels offer WLAN connections for use by customers, usually free of charge.


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EMERGENCY NUMBERS

Police, genral emergencies, ambulance, and fire department 112

The police precinct is located at Pasilanraitio 11, tel +358 295 470 011 (telephone exchange Mon-Fri 8-16.15)


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Taksi-Helsinki
tel +358 100 0700 (1.17€/call + 0.25€/10s. + local call charge), www.taksihelsinki.fi


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The Finnish currency is euro (€). Currency converter can be found here.

CURRENCY EXCHANGE

Forex Bank
Stockmann department store at Aleksanterinkatu 52 (8th floor) and Itis shopping center.
 
Change Group
Forum shopping center, Kamppi shopping center, Pohjoisesplanadi 21, and Helsinki Airport.

Tavex
Fabianinkatu 12 and Railway Station (Asematunneli).


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BANKS & CASH WITHDRAWALS

Banks are normally open Mon-Fri 10-16.30. ”OTTO” cash withdrawals automats accept all major bank and credit cards.


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Shops are closed on the following public holidays: New Year’s Day (Jan 1), Epiphany (Jan 6), Good Friday, Easter Day, 1st of May, Mothers’ Day (2nd Sun in May), Ascension Day, Whitsuntide, Midsummer Day, All Saints’ Day, Fathers’ Day (2nd Sun in Nov), Independence Day (Dec 6) and Christmas Day (Dec 25).


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