Things to do in Taka-Töölö

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  • Lindsay T
    Cambridge, UK19 contributions
    The island is a lovely place to wander around, but I would highly recommend taking a tour in order to appreciate this site more fully (English tours every day at 3 pm). Our tour guide (who I believe was named Vili) was very knowledgeable and patiently indulged our many questions! We really appreciated his expertise.
    Written 25 June 2022
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  • Mikael F
    Helsinki, Finland24,306 contributions
    We have visited many times at this 1993-built new Helsinki Opera House by the Töölönlahti bay.

    Usually, the productions have been of high quality and visually stunning. So was this Salome opera by Richard Strauss also.

    The one-act opera was very intensive from the start to the finish.
    Written 26 April 2022
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  • Karl A
    Tallinn, Estonia32 contributions
    An architectural masterpiece. It is a nice little oasis with all sorts of tropical plants (cactuses, palms etc). Good tip for those who feel cold pintching, and would like to warm up a bit and at the same time enjoy mother natures beauty. Also good place to take more romantic pictures. Suggestion would be to perhaps open a caffe in the greenhouse.
    Written 27 January 2022
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  • Heli P
    Helsinki, Finland5,373 contributions
    The museum has just reopened to better serve families with small children. Now they can play inside a historical carriage either by driving it or acting as the ticket controller with real paraphernalia. For younger kids a printed tram network has been laid on the floor to follow with wooden toy models. Grown ups can learn about the 130 years long history of trams in Helsinki dating back to horse drawn carriages. The free museum is situated at the Töölö depot still in use.
    Written 28 March 2022
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  • jase43ukchelms
    Chelmsford, UK359 contributions
    Outdoor swim and suana. The pool was warm even though pretty cool weather. It was only 6 euro both pool and suana. For locals and toursits alike. Male and females are seperated and had a good atmosphre spent 3 hours easiky. On tram 2 it was only about 5 stops on the tram from central station. Nice long pool built for the olympics that didnt happen due to WW2 and diving boards. Worth a half day.
    Written 29 May 2022
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  • AmKreuz86
    Helsinki, Finland588 contributions
    I have played outside this stadium on a few occasions, but had never actually been in until Finland had a fixture against Wales.

    Being Welsh in Finland this was a great opportunity for me to go support my country but also to take my son (who's Finnish) to watch too.

    The stadium staff were very confusing and had sent us the wrong way twice and then when we got to the right area it was sealed off.

    There were only 2 temporary toilets to use which wasn't great but that's really the only downside.

    It was clean, had character, no restricted views, just really nice.

    Shame the game wasn't so great. One plus side was I got featured on the Welsh FA and Welsh TV twitter accounts for being what looked like the only "away" fan there!

    If you get the chance. Go visit.
    Written 12 October 2021
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  • Mikael F
    Helsinki, Finland24,306 contributions
    Helsinki Ice Hall is an indoor skating arena located in the Töölö district. It has a seating capacity of 8,400.

    It is the home arena for the HIFK hockey club. It is called "Nordis" or "The beast cave".

    Along with other arenas, Helsinki Ice Hall still remains an active arena for concerts, conferences, expos, and sports events.
    Written 22 October 2020
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  • Heli P
    Helsinki, Finland5,373 contributions
    The shallow basin with sheltering hands high above is hidden at the back of the Finlandia hall, the monument was designed by sculptor Pekka Jylhä in 1997 for our long time president, loved and hated Urho Kekkonen. The park bordering the bay of sea water is good for all kinds of recreation, biking, reading a book, picnics and activities on the water, though swimming is not popular as the bottom is muddy.
    Written 10 June 2019
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  • TeWe
    Helsinki, Finland979 contributions
    Nice place which used to be a tram depot. Nowaydays they have restaurants and space for different exhibitions and other happenings as well as a tram museum.
    Written 10 November 2019
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  • Heli P
    Helsinki, Finland5,373 contributions
    Moving from one apartment to another to acquire more space for his beloved paintings Juhani Kirpilä finally settled on the top floor by the Hesperia Park in Töölö. Colourful life portrayed by Finnish painters of the 20th century is the dominating feature of his collection which also includes older works by Akseli Gallen-Kallela and Ilja Repin. Kirpilä took early on care that his paintings would have a permanent home protected by the Cultural Foundation, which was fortunate as he passed away at the age of 57. Now his home is open free twice a week to "fuel the Finnish people's intrest in art".
    Written 2 March 2022
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  • Mikael F
    Helsinki, Finland24,306 contributions
    This stadium has had many names: Finnair Stadium, Sonera Stadium, and Telia 5G Arena. Now it is called Bolt Arena.

    The stadium was inaugurated in 2000. It is located next to the Helsinki Olympic Stadium and Helsinki Ice Hall.

    It has a capacity of 10,770 spectators. The grass is artificial.
    Written 22 October 2020
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  • Heli P
    Helsinki, Finland5,373 contributions
    The pink colour makes the church designed in the 1920's by Hilding Eklund stand out among other Töölö buildings in the same Classical style. Strong tones are used also inside with blue and gold at the altar. Since it was the Annunciation of the Lord the female priest was giving a sermon about the Virgin Mary and her example of a strong woman even for today.
    Written 28 March 2022
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  • Mikael F
    Helsinki, Finland24,306 contributions
    The Park of Good Hope will be the green heart of the Jätkäsaari district. The park is 88 meters wide and more than a kilometer long.

    The trees are just planted. So the park is not still as green as it will be in 5-10 years.
    Written 28 July 2020
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  • Heli P
    Helsinki, Finland5,373 contributions
    The life of Henrik Borgström was not only about money though he was merely 26 when establishing his own trading company in 1825. More fortunes were gathered during his long life with a tobacco factory, cotton mill and new succesful bank. He also saw possibilities in making the new capital of the Finnish Grand Duchy into a prominent European city and rented large areas by the sea, Kaivopuisto, Eläintarha and Tullisaari from the city. After developping them into parks with recreational enteprises, restaurants and bathing houses he released them back to the city. The building of the main railway line by the Töölö bay in 1862 cut the Eläintarha, Zoo Garden in half, the zoo was later built on Korkeasaari.
    Written 13 April 2020
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  • Trudi
    6 contributions
    As a knife novice I was given excellent advice from to lovely girl in this Töölö shop. The complimentary knife sharpening lesson was gratefully received. The knife I eventually purchased has been perfect. Many thanks for a superb shopping experience and for the knowledgeable, patient and wonderful staff.
    Written 6 March 2020
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