Helsinki, Vantaa and Meilahti, are other places in the area which are also worth touring.
To really understand Helsinki, head to one of its fabulous cultural destinations. Spend a few hours of discovering the exhibits at the Helsinki City Museum and Sederholm House. The area is a great place for art lovers. Make sure you see the Atheneum Art Museum. Lovers of the arts will find plenty to applaud at venues such as the Helsinki Music Centre, the Swedish Theatre and the Finnish National Opera.
There are many beautiful natural destinations here so make sure you enjoy the chance to get outdoors. Reconnect with nature at one of the local beaches, for example Hietaniemi Beach.
To really get a feel for the area, don’t miss the nearby local attractions such as Mannerheim Statue, Senate Square and Uspenski Cathedral. These are a magnet for travellers from all over the world. See some sacred places such as the Old Church of Helsinki. Breathe in the atmosphere and gain a deeper understanding of the religious history of the area.
Find the perfect accessory, stock up on food or just enjoy the atmosphere at popular shopping destinations like Stockmann, the Iittala Outlet Arabia and Kauppahalli.
See local favorites, the Jokerit go head to head with rival teams at Hartwall Arena. True sports nuts also have the opportunity to tour the locker rooms and visit off-limits areas of Hartwall Arena by signing up for a fascinating behind the scenes tour.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, think about booking a room close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. The GLO Hotel Art, the Hilton Helsinki Airport, Vantaa and the GLO Hotel Helsinki Kluuvi are just three of the many great places to stay around here.