Helsinki’s oldest brick building dating from 1757 is furnished to suit a wealthy 18th-century merchant.
From the market square walk up the cobbled Sofiankatu to Senaatintori, Helsinki's majestic central square. Surrounded by early...
A group of small museums scattered around the city centre constitute the kaupunginmuseo (city museum), which all have free entry. All...
As well as the kesäkino (summer cinema) in the courtyard of Café Engel, in the warmer months, this independent theatre shows art-house...
A little too themed for some tastes, this representation of a logger’s mess hall does traditional Finnish working food. Waitresses in...
Aleksanterinkatu 26 · interesting places nearby
Café Engel information
This heavenly spot in the Senaatintori hums with tourists and university students alike. There’s always a good selection of cakes and enticing meals often of a vegetarian bent such as a beetroot lasagne. It’s a cultural hub with films shown in the courtyard during summer, irregular piano recitals and a plump English-language magazine selection.