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Hietaniemi cemetery

Cemetery can reveal a great deal of country and its history. Hietaniemi cemetary is not an exception. Oldest graves go back for two hundred years and in that time Finland and Helsinki has gone through all kind of political and … Continue reading

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Vallila gardens

Leisure Gardens of Vallila has very relaxed atmosphere squeezed between roads and apartment blocks. It is the the lungs of this part of the city. You can bicycle through parks from Hämeentie all the way north to Käpylä.

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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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Herttoniemi gardens

Small but beautiful leisure garden on Herttoniemi peninsula. Just stone throw away is local mansion. Easily worth of few pictures. Behind of gardens, there is Kivinokka outdoor area where locals have a summer cottages and there is decent beach as … Continue reading

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