You’ll find excellent, cheap hotels and hostels around the central railway station, and lots of restaurants. If you’re an adventurous diner, you may wish to sample some reindeer. This meat is particularly high in protein, and features in multiple dishes.
Zetor, a well-known restaurant, located centrally, serves a wide range of eats, including Reindeer, amidst a laid back, quirky, country styled backdrop.
The Rock Church is, as it sounds, a church built out of an ancient rock. Located on the peninsula, the Rock Church has excellent acoustics, making it the perfect venue for local concerts.
The Etelainan Suurpiiri is a good place to visit, if you have an interest in museums, food and design, and the Seurasaari Open Air Museum is another must do.
Connected to the Helsinki’s mainland, by way of a footbridge, this venue, situated on a verdant, lush island, offers a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life. Timber buildings and peasant styled houses are the main attractions here, and traditional textiles are exhibited, and working weavers display their skills to visitors.