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10 Free Things to Do in Helsinki

10 places
Helsinki is freaking expensive, I know, but there are also many things you can do for free. Why not have a rest in some of the many parks? In Alppipuisto there is plenty of free concerts during the summer, Kaivopuisto has amazing…
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Best Places to Discover Finnish Design

4 places
There's some kind of weirdness and minimalism that gives Nordic design its appeal. It takes a while to creep up on you, but the Finnish aesthetic will get you in the end!
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Guide to Public Saunas in Helsinki

4 places
Did you know that the only Finnish word to make it to the everyday English language is "sauna"? Finland is the country of 5 million people and 3 million saunas. This list might help you discover why the Finns love sauna so much.
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Coolest Vintage Shops and Markets in Helsinki

5 places
I have collected some cool second hand and vintage stores together to this list and I hope someone else can use it as well :)
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Guide to Helsinki in Style

15 places
Pauli is a person with style and attitude plus he is a DJ who's known well in Helsinki for giving parties exactly the exclamation mark they needed. From his teenage years followed by huge love of hip-hop to present exploring diff…
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First World War Defense Outposts In Metropolitan Helsinki

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In 1914, Finland was apart of the great Russian Empire. At the starting of the World War I, the war did not passed the Finland's shores, as Russians built a strong fortress chain around Helsinki. The Defense Outpost Line makes a …

Vantaanjokea pitkin

13 places
During Korona, however, there are no restrictions on outdoor activities in Finland's magnificent nature. While cycling today, I found a great jogging option in the Helsinki area, along which you can explore several interesting su…

Helsinki's Urban Trails

20 places
The Urban Trail introduces its travelers to the attractions of the Helsinki's district in various topics: its history and modernity, nature and culture, buildings and personalities. The trails are easy to walk or cycle, and takes…