Category Archives: East Helsinki

Kivinokka – hidden cape of tiny summer cottages

This cape on Herttoniemi has something why we call this blog as Hidden Helsinki. Kivinokka is truly hidden escape for citizens. There you can see that there is many layers in Helsinki. The one that tourist see in every brochure … Continue reading

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Viikki arboretum – forest research area

Helsinki must be the only capital in Europe that has forest research area in it. It is not that far away from the city center and it is highly recommended for tourist to visit. The Viikki arboretum park area is … Continue reading

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Uutela cape – nature escape by the sea

This quite big (105 hectares) cape area has all the diversity that Helsinki can offer. Wood`s, field`s and rocky shores are something tourist cannot see in every capital. If you are real nature lover, take a walk of 4 kilometer … Continue reading

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Aurinkolahti – living by the sea

Helsinki`s own “costa del sol”. Quite surprisingly, Aurinkolahti was not build before millenium, so apartments here are new and shining. Aurinkolahti has the the second longest strip of sand in Helsinki (after Hietaniemi in city center) and long beach promenade … Continue reading

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Kalvikinniemi – a cape on Vuosaari

Kalvikinniemi is famous for it`s Villas. Earliest houses on this cape has been made early 1900 and they can be very decorative “fairy tale” like mansions. Apart from architecture, Kalvikinniemi cape is down right beautiful nature area with old forest … Continue reading

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