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Baana – pedestrian passage through city

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

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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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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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Töölönlahti – bay in middle of city

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

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Kuusisaari, Lehtisaari and Kaskisaari

The combination of three “luxury” islands has of course biggest mansions in Helsinki. Kimi Räikkönen used to have house in Kaskisaari and few yachts on shore. Houses are mainly build on 60`s and there is few architectural jewels hidden in … Continue reading

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