If you are interested in architecture in Helsinki, the Museum of Finnish Architecture offers you a chance to learn about Finnish history, people, building materials and techniques in Helsinki architecture on a guided tour. Tours depart from the Museum of Finnish Architecture (Kasarmikatu 24), from Tuesday to Saturday at 11am in July and August. On … Continue reading Guided tours to architectural history of Helsinki
Burgher´s house museum is located in the Kruununhaka district and is the oldest wooden building in the central Helsinki. Exact year when the house was built is unknown but the Burgher´s house is known to exist already in 1818. The floor plan of the house is original, but the house and it´s surroundings and interior … Continue reading Burgher´s house museum – the oldest wooden building in central Helsinki
Espa stage is an outdoor concert venue which is situated in the Esplanadi park, right next to Havis Amanda statue on Markert square. Espa stage hosts many concerts during summer months, mainly from Wednesday to Friday. On Saturdays special themed events also take place. Music has been played in Esplanadi park since the late 19th … Continue reading Music at Espa stage during summer
Villa Hakasalmi is located in the heart of Helsinki right next to Finlandia hall and concert venue Musiikkitalo. Villa Hakasalmi or Auroras villa was built 1846 and it was the home of Aurora Karamzin, a well known philanthropist in the 19th century Finland - best known as the founder of Helsinki Deaconess institute. Aurora Karamzin … Continue reading A window to 1920´s Helsinki at Villa Hakasalmi
Finnish Dairy company Valio and Klaus K hotel have opened an ice cream themed hotel room called the Sweet suite on 1st of March. The Sweet suite is probably the first of its kind in the world and it immediately gained huge popularity and was completely booked. Now the concept has been extended until the … Continue reading Ice Cream Themed Sweet Suite Opens at Klaus K
Opening exhibition of the recently established Amos Rex museum is Massless by TeamLab, which uses computer science to express nature in terms of modern art. The Massless exhibition is open until 6th of January 2019. Multidisciplinary and pioneering Amos Rex was opened to public 30.8.2018. Continue reading.
Sauna is almost everywhere in Finland. Going to sauna is a tradition¨for Finns and a moment of relaxation. Finns go to sauna all year round and for many it´s a weekly event. Sauna is also an important part of some festivities, like Midsummer's Eve and Christmas. The modern sauna is designed more and more to … Continue reading Sauna – A True Finnish Experience