City Winter Gardens
Olympic Swimming Stadium
Helsinki has several affordable public swimming pools with inexpensive admission. Most convenient is the outdoor Olympic Swimming...
Töölönlahti Recreational Centre
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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...
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City Winter Gardens information
Lonely Planet review
A good cure for seasonal blues can be the City Winter Gardens , which are elaborate greenhouses, founded in 1893, and containing cacti, palms, and other sun-loving plants foreign to Finnish soil. They are surrounded by botanical gardens, including a spectacular display of roses. Take tram 8 from Ruoholahti metro or Töölö.