Helsinki, Finland travel tips

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1 Get a Helsinki Card--which offers free admission at most museums, free public transportation, and free admission to many other attractions.
2 Take advantage of one of the city's truly lovely outdoor spaces--Esplanadi.
3 One of the city's coolest destinations is the restaurant/music venue known as Belly.
4 Helsinki can be a bit pricey. If you want to save some money, take advantage of the fact that many restaurants offer lunch buffets. Get stuffed at lunch, and skip dinner.
5 For great, affordable accommodations, book a room at Eurohostel, which offers a free sauna and rooms with only three people to a room.
6 If you have a liking of jazz, be sure to head out to Happy Jazz Club Storyville, which often hosts the Helsinki City Jazz Orchestra.
7 Check out the Cable Factory for numerous avant-garde performances.
8 The Finns are known for being big fans of loud, hard rock. The best place in the city for loud rock bands is On the Rocks.
9 The main concert hall in the city is Finlandia Hall, which is also home to the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra.
10 Try to see a performance of the Finnish National Opera while you're in Helsinki.

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