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Swimming Halls in Helsinki

Stadium Swimming pool

The city of Helsinki’s sports department operates four swimming halls year-round. There are also outdoor pools for refreshing relaxation during the hot summers. These public swimming pools are open to residents as well as tourists. Each swimming hall has something that makes it unique. Below are brief overviews of each swimming hall and their regular hours of operation. Yrjönkatu Swimming Hall Opened in 1928, Yrjönkatu Swimming Hall was Finland’s first public indoor pool. The building […]

Shopping centers in Helsinki

Kamppi Shopping center

Helsinki has many options when it comes to shopping. Quaint shops and galleries line many of Helsinki’s streets, making it easy for tourists to find the perfect souvenir. Travelers who wish to browse a larger selection should visit one of the many shopping centers Helsinki has to offer. Forum Forum opened in 1985 and has been expanded through the years from a single building to almost an entire city block. The shopping center has an […]