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how to reach the workshop

Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki, the capital of Finland, is in the south of the country. Helsinki-Vantaa airport is situated some 19 km from the center of Helsinki. The airport is well-serviced by buses and taxis. For those wishing to rent a car at the airport these driving instructions might be useful. For those wishing to come by boat, this is possible from Sweden, Estonia, and Germany. The main shipping lines servicing the Port of Helsinki are Silja Line and Viking Line from Stockholm and Tallink from Tallinn. It is also possible to arrive in Helsinki by train from St. Petersburg, but don’t forget that traveling to-and-from Russia will require a visa.

Workshop venue

The venue of the workshop will be the Main Building of the University of Helsinki. The MainBuilding is located in downtown Helsinki at Fabianinkatu 33 .

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Downtown Helsinki is easily reachable by trams, buses, and the metro line. All hotels recommended for workshop guests are within walking distance of the Main Building.

For those wishing to explore Helsinki and surroundings, the Tourist Center is just round the corner from the Main Building at Pohjoisesplanadi 19

Tourist Centre

There you will find loads of maps and info on attractions and sights in the Helsinki area. Their web page also has lots of easily accessible information.

There is a nifty map of Helsinki on the web if you know beforehand of a specific address you want to go visit. Just type in the street name, and, in the following page, just click on the street number.

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