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Travel tips and unusual sights for tourists visiting Helsinki – the capital of Finland.
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Just a 15 minutes boat trip from either Merisatama or Ruoholahti is excellent and small twin islands called Pihlajasaari. Islands have multiple beaches, restaurant, camping and even the nude beach! It is a good place to go for a sunny … Continue reading
Just under a click north from Kauppatori market square, there lies a small island called Tervasaari. Alltough it is small, it still has restaurant and children playground on it. It is very beautifull spot to relax and have picnic. On … Continue reading
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
Lauttasaari is old residential island just west from city center. At southern part of it is rocky beaches for swimming and sun bathing. There is few marinas and kite-surfers beach.