Information & Facts
Mustikkamaanpolku 12, Korkeasaari
EUR10 adults, EUR5 children 6-17. Combination zoo and
ferry tickets are also available.
Finnish and Swedish share status as Finland's official
languages. Sami is spoken by the isolated population group in
Lapland. English is taught at schools and is widely
The Euro (EUR) is the official currency of Finland. One Euro =
100 cents. Banks, ATMs and bureaux de change are available in all
cities and airports; banks are closed on weekends. American
Express, Diner's Club, Eurocard, Access, MasterCard and Visa are
accepted in hotels, restaurants, and larger shops. Travellers
cheques can be cashed in Helsinki and large cities, but ATMs are
the easiest and most economical way to get cash.
October through March 10am-4pm; April and September
10am-6pm; May to August 10am-8pm.
Local time is GMT +2 (GMT +3 from the last Sunday in March to
the last Sunday in October).