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Travel around the city by tram

Tram 2 (former 3T) is regarded as the sightseeing tram in Helsinki, a way to travel around among the locals. But it isn’t the only route that offers lots of interesting things to see and do along the way. For all those interested in architecture, route number 4 can especially be recommended. Everyone interested in design, art and culinary culture should hop on tram number 6. All the routes presented here start from the south and head to different directions. It is recommended to carry along a public transportation route map to help you locate all the stops and sights.

The best way to explore Helsinki by tram is to purchase a day-ticket that covers all public transportation in the city. Day-tickets can be purchased from Tourist information points on Pohjoisesplanadi Street 19 and Helsinki Airport (Terminal 2A) as well as several other selling points. Tram routes are also included in the Helsinki card.

Tickets and fares (Helsinki Region Transport)
Helsinki Card

Tram route 4: Architectural Tour

Some suggested sights:

Uspenski Cathedral, Senate Square, Helsinki Cathedral, Kiasma, Finlandia Hall, National Museum, National Opera House, Olympic Stadium, Seurasaari Outdoor Museum, Aalto House, Aalto Studio

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Tram route 6: Design and culinary Tour

Some suggested sights:

Hietalahti Market Hall, Sinebrychoff Art Museum, Design District, National Gallery Ateneum, Helsinki University Botanical Garden, Hakaniemi Market Hall, Abattoir, Arabiakeskus, Tapio Wirkkala Park

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