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Travel tips and unusual sights for tourists visiting Helsinki – the capital of Finland.
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Baana is pedestrian and bike passage dividing city few meters down from street level. Baana is former train track to Ruoholahti harbour but now it has been renovated for light traffic usage. Baana was opened just few weeks ago and … Continue reading
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
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.
The bay of Töölö is true miracle in middle of the capital. Hundred years ago there was a plan to fill the bay and gain more land to build the city. Fortunately the plan did not go further. Today there … Continue reading