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Things to do in Helsinki

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 Centre
“A fairly small but convenient shopping center, has LIDL and two other grocery stores, pharmacy ect.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Café
“Nice bruchplace in the summerweekends in the heart of Käoylä downstairs of a wooden house.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Viihtyisä, tyylikäs, voi mennä ihan kahvillekin, mutta olutvalikoimakin on hyvä!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Charming little lunch and brunch place, or you can go there just for a cup of coffee. Serves soup and a vegetarian salad buffet for lunch Mon-Fri at 11-15. Be sure to book a table for brunch (Sundays at 11-14)!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Basic restaurant with basic food close by, pub during the night. Karaoke every fri & sat nights.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Pub
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“Beer and pub food, reasonable prices. Live music on fridays and karaoke on saturdays. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Private people summer cottages but you can go and see beautiful flowers and nice gardens there. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Street Address
  • 4 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“This is the 1952 olympic village, where the athletes resided. You also stay in one of those buildings. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best pizza in the area! They also deliver, so you don't need to leave your couch for enjoying their pizzas ;) Good for families with kids.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
  • 2 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
Grocery or Supermarket
“This closeby supermarket is 24/7. Almost everyhting you might need, you can find here. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Establishment
“Fun spot to enjoy your Good coffee! Serves also soup for lunch. Friendly service. Opening hours Mon-Fri 10am-6pm. Sat 10 am-4pm. Sun closed.”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Basic restaurant with basic food close by, pub during the night. Karaoke every fri & sat nights.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Pub
“Beer and pub food, reasonable prices. Live music on fridays and karaoke on saturdays. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best pizza in the area! They also deliver, so you don't need to leave your couch for enjoying their pizzas ;) Good for families with kids.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Friendly customer-service, a local atmosphere and some fairly good pizzas and other dishes. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
  • 1 local recommends

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