Most Visited Building in Finland – Helsinki Central Station (Helsingin päärautatieasema)
Helsinki Central Station History
Helsinki Central Station is the main station for commuter rail and long-distance trains departing from Helsinki, Finland. It serves as the terminus for all trains in the Helsinki commuter rail network, as well as for all Helsinki-bound long-distance trains in Finland. The Central Railway Station metro station is located in the same building.
Helsinki’s first railway station was built in 1862 to accommodate trains on the Helsinki-Hämeenlinna line, päärata. The station’s plans were drawn by Swedish architect Carl Albert Edelfelt.
*Do you know? The Helsinki Central Station also listed in the top 10 greatest train station of Europe.
Helsinki Central Station Interior
The station is mostly clad in Finnish granite, and its distinguishing features are its clock tower and the two pairs of statues holding the spherical lamps, lit at night-time, on either side of the main entrance.
Helsinki Central serves as a hub for Finnish transport. There are many platforms for local buses on both the west and the east sides of the main station building while The Helsinki Metro Central Railway Station metro station is located under the main station building.
*The Helsinki Central Station is the best option to use (intercourse changing with bus) while traveling far abroad within the country.
Helsinki Central Station Visit Information
Address: Helsinki Central Station, Kaivokatu 1, Helsinki, Finland.
Contact: Not Available
Open Hours: 24 hours operating (Mon-Sun).