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Beaches in Helsinki

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What could be a better way to spend a lazy summer day in Helsinki than trying one of the many beaches?  There are nearly 30 public beaches in Helsinki. Most of these beaches are along the seaside, but at least four of them rest on the banks of the Vantaa River. The majority of beaches in Helsinki are open from June until August each year. Some beaches are in the middle of bustling metropolitan areas […]