Many of Helsinki’s most interesting sights are near to Pitajanmaki, making it a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. The Espoo Museum of Modern Art and the WeeGee Exhibition Centre are amongst the many popular places to discover here. And don’t miss the Serena Water Park and the Espoo Ringside Golf.
You’ll find many interesting cultural highlights in and around Pitajanmaki. In particular, you should make sure you check out the Helsinki City Museum, the Museum of Finnish Architecture and Sederholm House. There are plenty of interesting 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.
When it’s time escape the city, head to one of the many nearby outdoor areas. Reconnect with nature at one of the area’s beaches, for example Hietaniemi Beach.
Some of Helsinki's best-loved attractions are in Pitajanmaki, such as Mannerheim Statue, Senate Square and Uspenski Cathedral. To learn about the role of faith in Helsinki, spend a little time at the area’s holy places, such as the Old Church of Helsinki.
Find the perfect accessory, stock up on food or just window shop at nearby shopping hotspots such as Stockmann, the Iittala Outlet Arabia and Kauppahalli.
You’ll find Pitajanmaki’s sporting heart at Hartwall Arena, the home ground of the popular Jokerit ice hockey team in winter. Even on non game days, you can still head to the stadium for a behind the scenes tour.
For a real taste of this fascinating part of the world, consider making a reservation at one of the area’s many accommodation options. Make reservations for the GLO Hotel Art, the GLO Hotel Helsinki Kluuvi, or the Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel, Helsinki.