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Amusement Park in Helsinki

Submitted by Visit Plus on Fri, 07/06/2012 - 15:44

huvipuisto Amusement park “Linnanmäki” is located approximately 2 kilometers north of Helsinki city center. This is one of the most visited places in the city, a popular place to spend free time for Helsinki citizens. The amusement Park “Linnanmäki” visited by more than one million people each year. In the amusement park “Linnanmäki” will be interesting to both children and adults.

There are 44 different rides of different sizes in the Helsinki amusement park. It is more than in any other amusement park in Scandinavia. The oldest attraction Carousel in “Linnanmäki” was built in 1896. The park has rides for both children and adults. It also has other attractions, such as arcades, games, kiosks, restaurants and an outdoor stage on which different performers appear in the summer.

Access to the amusement park and observation tower Panoraama is free. To use the rides you need purchase a one-time ticket to ride, or a special bracelet. Access to many attractions has a limitation on the growth of the visitor, and the cost of the bracelet may depend on the growth of the visitor too.

There is “Center of Marine Life” aquarium in the amusement park, where you can see the inhabitants of the depths of tropical seas and oceans, collected from around the world. “Sea life” is owned by British company “Merlin Entertainments”, which has “Center of Marine Life” in many countries around the world. The park is also a “Peacock Teatteri” theater, known for his musical performances.

The park provides many services to visitors, including the information desk, where you can get your lost items and get the necessary help and information. In the childcare room with microwaves and changing table is available.

Smoking is prohibited in all restaurants and other facilities within the park. There are specially designed for smoking places.

Linnanmäki Amusement Park was opened May 27, 1950 and is owned by a nonprofit organization “Lasten Päivän Säätiö” (Foundation for Children's Day).

How to get to amusement park

Number of parking spaces near the park is limited, so it is recommended to use public transport.

  • From the railway station by tram № 3B to stop “Alppila”, tram number 9 to the stop “Kotkankatu”.
  • The bus number 23 from the railway station to the stop “Alppila”.
  • By train to Pasila station, then on foot, or by bus number 23, or tram number 9.
  • In the summer, also operates bus route “Linnanmäki Linja” from the exhibition center “Messukeskus”, with a stop at the “Holiday Inn” hotel.

If you decide to drive to park by the car look its location on a map of Helsinki.

Address: Linnanmäki Amusement Park, Tivolikuja 1, FI-00510 Helsinki.

Amusement location is marked on the map.

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