Finnair Sky Wheel
Rising over the harbour, this ferris wheel gives good perspectives over the comings and goings of central Helsinki. If you fancy forking...
The Design Museum has a permanent collection that looks at the roots of Finnish design in the nation’s traditions and nature. Changing...
Just east of the kauppatori, this island is divided from the mainland by a narrow canal and makes for an enjoyable stroll. It’s a...
Most famous of Helsinki's island restaurants is the stylish, spired Saaristo, which is set in a villa on Luoto island, and famous for...
Kalliolinnantie 14 · interesting places nearby
This fascinating museum by Kaivopuisto (park) was the home of Baron Gustav Mannerheim, former president, commander in chief of the Finnish army and Finnish Civil War victor. The great field marshal never owned the building; he rented it from chocolate magnate Karl Fazer until his death. The house tells of Mannerheim’s intrepid life with hundreds of military medals and photographs from his Asian expedition. Entry includes ainformative one-hour multilingual guided tour, plus plastic booties to keep the hallowed floor clean.