Helsinki, Finland A Beautiful Summer Day Walk
Southern Helsinki, this is a calm part of Helsinki with the city’s most affluent residential areas, probably more than half of the embassies and consulates in Helsinki and lot of greenery including the Observatory Hill and Kaivopuisto.
If you’re interested in upscale fashion and design shoppings and trendy cafés, this is where in Helsinki you should head.
On the other hand, the western corner of this district has a more industrial character with the shipyard, warehouses and the famous Kahvila Suomi serving traditional Finnish food for workers in the marine industries since decades.
Beyond the coastline, lined by yachts in the summer, there are a several small islands that have something to offer to visitors; from outdoor activities to exclusive eateries.
The by far largest, best known and most popular is Suomenlinna.
This former fortification is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, but it’s not just a tourist attraction, but home to several hundred inhabitants.
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