Botanical dreaming

Kaisaniemi Botanical Gardens

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Why locals love it

Close to the central station, the Botanical Gardens features shrubs, flowers, herbs, ornamentals, Finnish wildflowers and native flora, as well as wonderful greenhouses. You could live years in Helsinki and not really know this place was here, but once discovered, a stroll through its grounds is destined to become a treasured part of your routine.

Why you should visit it

The gardens have a very ‘Helsinki’ feel to them. This is not a pompous city, revelling in its own grandiosity, and these botanical gardens reflect the natural, down-to-earth charisma of the nature-loving Finns. The grounds are well looked after, and have somewhat of a classical feel to them, but they’re not overly manicured.

Special tip

Romantic nooks are to be found here, so pack some Jane Austen or D.H. Lawrence into your backpack and go find yourself a shady hollow.

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3 Comments

If gardening is your thing.
Tom
Local
May 18, 2018
Original
Anne-marie
Local
October 17, 2017
Amazing exposition with a hint of antique aura.
Vi
Traveller
October 11, 2016

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