If you are staying in the area, why not spend a day taking in nearby areas, like Vallila, Toukola and Tammisalo.
See what is in fashion locally and treat yourself to a new outfit in some of the nearby shopping hotspots such as the Iittala Outlet Arabia and Helsinki Street.
Spend an afternoon watching the Jokerit go head to head with rival teams in their home stadium, the iconic Hartwall Arena. Hartwall Arena also offers interesting tours when there is no game on, giving sports fans a chance to learn about the stadium’s operations and about sports heroes from the past.
To make the most of Vartiokyla, consider booking your accommodation close by in one of the area’s charming bed and breakfast or hotel options. The Holiday Inn Helsinki Exhibit & Convention Center, the Hotel Cumulus Olympia and the CheapSleep Helsinki - Hostel are just some of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.