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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Nature
“Outdoor swimming pool, great for a sunny summer day! A very Finnish way of spending a summer day in the city- you won't be alone!”
  • 24 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“A fairly small but convenient shopping center, has LIDL and two other grocery stores, pharmacy ect.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Museum
“On this place, you will get to know Helsinki off the beaten path and discover many interesting places the Finnish capital holds in addition to its famous and well-known sights. Our tour even includes a 45-minute stop at the Iittala and Arabia Design Centre – a perfect chance to take a deep dive into the fascinating world of two of Finland’s most celebrated design and lifestyle brands and to get a peek into their past, present, and future. To get there, take tram 6 from Central railway station.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
“Viihtyisä, tyylikäs, voi mennä ihan kahvillekin, mutta olutvalikoimakin on hyvä!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“Small independent movie theather, cheaper than the ones in the center www.kinosheryl.fi”
  • 7 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Friendly customer-service, a local atmosphere and some fairly good pizzas and other dishes. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Start here for a nice stroll along the Arabianranta shoreline. You can do a walk all the way to Lammassaari to enjoy sea and nature! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Street Address
“Iittala and Arabia Outlet store and museum is in this address and can be easily reached by tram no 6 from Kaisaniemenpuistikko to Arabia (yes, we have a district named Arabia!), You will find great bargain there and can see the entire collection in one place. Including unique pieces or series that are discounted as they will be discontinued.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Building
“Outlet of several Finnish design brands such as Iittala, Arabia, Fiskars, Finnlayson etc (ceramics, glassware, cutlery, bed linens). On the top floor there is a museum of Finnish design.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cafe
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“Large Iittala and Arabia shop, including outlet and design museum. The same building has many other Finnish brands and even some outlets. Can be easily reached by tram no 6 from Kaisaniemen puisto to Arabia district. Find all bus and tram routes at hsl.fi journey planner”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Bigger grocery store in the shopping center of Arabia. In the same complex you can also find a pharmacy and an Alko (wine and liquor store). ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“A new and very big park with paths along the seaside for running and biking, fantastic views”
  • 4 locals recommend
Library
“Free WLAN here! There's a coffee shop also in the same building. And you can buy some Iittala and other design stuff here too.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Office
“It might take an hour and half to get to here. You may use tram or bus to get to center or any metro station and come back to Herttoniemi. ここまで歩くのに1時間半はかかるでしょうか。帰りはトラムやバスでメトロの駅で出ればヘルットニエミに戻ってこれます。”
  • 2 locals recommend
Establishment
“The other big grocery store just next door. Known for its focus on local produce.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pizza Place
“Friendly customer-service, a local atmosphere and some fairly good pizzas and other dishes. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Cafe
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
Clothing Store
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Chinese Restaurant
“We often go here for family dinner or lunch. Reasonable price and comfortable seats.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
Restaurant
“The neighborhood is known for it's public art, but also of the old Arabia named factory that produces ceramics. Make sure you visit their outlet.”
  • 1 local recommends

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