Category Archives: North Helsinki

Savelanpuisto – a park with everything

Between Pukinmäki and Pihlajamäki sits a park surrounded by vast grasslands for frisbee golf and football lovers. On the east side of it there is very amusing park for kids to play with several kinds of swings. Nuorisopuisto is next … Continue reading

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Central park – keskuspuisto

Helsinki´s central park may not challenge New York´s one in size, but sure on wild nature experience. It is 1 000 hectare nature park, a narrow 10 kilometer strip from north of the city center – all the way to … Continue reading

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Käpylä – a village in the capital

Incredible beautiful and atmospheric residential area only 4km from city. This quite big area is full of old style wooden houses, well kept gardens, narrow lanes and singing birds on huge old oaks. You cannot say that you have been … Continue reading

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Conservation area Haltiala

The major part of Finland is intense forrest. In “Haltiala” conservation area you can see how it looks like. Very peaceful trails going up and down in shade of pines and birches. It is well worth bicycling 10 km from … Continue reading

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Tuomarinkylä – the mansion and farm

Old style horse farm and big mansion in middle of vast wheat fields. Mansion has a very good but decent priced restaurant and one of the best terraces in Helsinki. This peaceful area gives you an good idea how the … Continue reading

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