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Mannerheiminaukio Square

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Address: Mannerheimintie 11, Helsinki 00100, Finland

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Only if you're passing by

It's good to pass by and look, take some pictures if you're passing by... There's many shopping centres around the square.. I did not know who was the guy on the horse, especially... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 March 2016
Marizela E
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

It's good to pass by and look, take some pictures if you're passing by... There's many shopping centres around the square.. I did not know who was the guy on the horse, especially that they only write the names.. It would be nice if they write a briefs description of such statues in the city in ENGLISH so tourists know... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

On the side of the main thoroughfare of Helsinki, Mannerheimintie, there is a small triangular area in front of the Kiasma modern art museum that houses the famous Mannerheim Horse Statue. Now Mannerheim is an important guy to Finns. And he fought in Poland and Russia too, and against Russia. Your guidebook will probably have a section all about this... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

The museum is fine, the statue is also nice, but there is absolutely nothing particular about the square itself. It is not an attraction on its own.

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2013

Marshal Mannerheim statue in Helsinki. Sculpted monument of Marshal of Finland Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim sitting on his horse. Choice was justified not only by the fact that Mannerheim was a horseman, but also by the fact that the world equestrian statues erected to the rulers and the large military commanders. The statue was unveiled 1960 on Mannerheim's birthday. Helsinkis... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2013

... albeit one where you can see a few attractions all at once! The photo shows the statue of Mannerheim himself, which is usually covered in pigeon poo. Please note, the location shown on the map is completely incorrect.

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