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Best Pokémon GO Spots

Helsinki is a treasure chest for Pokémon GO players, with a high frequency of water Pokémons. The most patient ones can focus on just catching Magikarps. Here is a list compiled by local Pokémon GO enthusiasts. Happy hunting!

SUOMENLINNA ISLAND

The sea fortress Suomenlinna is a must-see attraction, but also home to many rare Pokémons, You can reach the island easily by ferry from the Market Square. Start adjusting your eyes already on the docks.

SEURASAARI ISLAND

This nature spot might hide many unknown creatures in the long grass. Get there by bus number 24 or by bike.

RUOHOLAHTI CANAL

Buzzing especially at nighttime. Pikachu has often been sighted here, but with changing spawns. Get there by metro or trams 8, 9 and 6.

HERTTONIEMI BEACH

If chasing fossil pokemons, jump on the metro to Herttoniemi and head towards the beach.

LINNANMÄKI

The amusement park has many stops and a gym, plus many interesting nesting spots in the surroundings. You can reach the park with trams 2, 3 and 8.

SÄÄSTÖPANKINRANTA AND TÖÖLÖNLAHTI

The waterfront location of Tokoinranta is often quiet, but the neighbouring stretch of shore at Säästöpankinranta is worth a look. The location is great for sitting around and even turning on your lure. You can then continue over towards the Töölönlahti bay. You can reach Hakaniemi with metro as well as trams 2, 3, 6, 7B, 7A and 9.

TÄHTITORNINMÄKI

If you can takes your eyes off the beautiful scenery here and fix your sight on the screen, you may be surprised. You can reach the hill with trams 2 and 3 (stop: Olympic Terminal).

VANHANKAUPUNGINKOSKI RAPIDS

The birthplace of the city has several Pokémon stops, as well as great outdoor paths. Get on the bus: 57, 68, 71, 71V and 506 take you to Vanhakaupunki, or walk 1.5km from the tram stop Arabianranta (trams 6 and 8).

INTERESTED IN LURES?
The safest way to find several lures at the same time is at Ruttopuisto park, the Kaivopiha courtyard, Kaisaniemi Park and the Esplanadi Park.

HAVE YOU SEEN IT ALL?
Try the industrial zone in Herttoniemi, the Veijarivuori Park in Lauttasaari, the Kampela cafe in Aurinkolahti, the main streets in Käpylä, the Hietaniemi Cemetery, Katri Vala Park, or the surroundings of Stoa at Itäkeskus.

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