Olympic Swimming Stadium
Sports Museum of Finland
The sports museum , in the 1952 Olympic Stadium, houses Finland’s sporting hall of fame including the triumph of runner Paavo Nurmi and...
City Winter Gardens
A good cure for seasonal blues can be the City Winter Gardens , which are elaborate greenhouses, founded in 1893, and containing cacti,...
Töölönlahti Recreational Centre
Rollerblading is popular in Töölönlahti, the pretty bay north of the station. Skates can be hired at Töölönlahti Recreational Centre .
Next to the Olympic Stadium, this is the home ground of local football team HJK Helsinki. The team’s the closest thing Finland has to a...
Lonely Planet review
Helsinki has several affordable public swimming pools with inexpensive admission. Most convenient is the outdoor Olympic Swimming Stadium .