To get a real feel for the various sights, sounds and textures of Helsinki, spread your wings and explore nearby areas such as Helsinki, Vallila, and Vartiokyla.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find many unique cultural attractions in and around Kulosaari. Visit some of the noteworthy artistic and historic collections including the Helsinki City Museum, the Museum of Finnish Architecture and Sederholm House. There are plenty of excellent art galleries to visit including the Atheneum Art Museum. Enjoy seeing local and touring talent strut their stuff at the Helsinki Music Centre, the Swedish Theatre and the Finnish National Opera.
If the sun is out, do what the locals do and head outside to the nearby green spaces. Unwind and relax, throw a ball and catch some rays at nearby Hietaniemi Beach.
While you are in and around Kulosaari, treat yourself with a visit to Mannerheim Statue, Senate Square and Uspenski Cathedral. For a relaxing change of pace, spend a little time at the area’s holy places, such as the Old Church of Helsinki.
Add to your wardrobe, stock up on groceries or just window shop at nearby fashion hotspots such as Stockmann, the Iittala Outlet Arabia and Kauppahalli.
Enjoy the Jokerit take on the opposition on their home ground, the iconic Hartwall Arena. Hartwall Arena also offers fascinating backstage tours, giving visitors a chance to learn about the stadium’s inner workings and about local sporting heroes past and present.
Finding somewhere convenient to rest your head close to Kulosaari is easy. The GLO Hotel Art, the GLO Hotel Helsinki Kluuvi and the Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel, Helsinki are just three of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.