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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didnt like at all. Looks like an eastern european suburban. There is nothing to see. I will never go back in here.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank europeantraveller841
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Katajanokka is living part of Helsinki. Viking ships starts for Stockholm and Tallinn. Hotels and many restaurants, as well as Orthodox Cathedral is located there.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank heikkih722
Reviewed 11 December 2018

The old neighborhood of Katajanakka populated by poor and not recommanded people is a nice place today. Walk through the streets, lift up your eyes and see the buildings. Don't forget, in this island, Ouspenski cathedral and the old jail.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TrinityFrance
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Would imagine the area would be even better to explore in summer but was interesting in November as well. Quite a few trendy cafes and restaurants to visit. Enjoyed wandering around and then visiting Upenski cathedral which is a must visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LondonE3Traveller
Reviewed 9 November 2018

I stumbled upon this gem of a place while roaming aimlessly around Uspenski Cathedral. Loved the walk along the water & clicked plenty of pics along the restaurants.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sharpshooterpratham
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Katajanokka is situated in the downtown of Helsinki. The Katajanokka channel separates it from the mainland. The area by the four connecting bridges is known as Kanavaranta. It is a popular restaurant spot with seafood restaurants and nice summer terraces. Katajanokka is known for elegant...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Helsinki in general is not a city one could call exciting but in terms of visual scenery, food and experience this is probably the place to stay, especially the area around Luotsikatu with its architectural take on Art Noveau. I'd avoid the hotels and go...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

Beautiful part of Helsinki with a waterfront walk that goes from the junction of the private marinas around to one of the Ferry terminals. The walk is good, uneven ground but mainly flat and takes in private marinas and also the Icebreaker area which I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Albywon
Reviewed 18 August 2018

This is a small island in a walking distance fo the city center. while you are not far away from the city you are in a quiet area!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marko_Polo12
Reviewed 13 August 2018

There a number of fairly cool bars situated in this area, along with the Scandic Marina hotel. Plenty of good walks can be had, especially the waterfront walk. This will include some great views of the immense ice-breaker ships, some of which are moored here...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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