Helsinki: what to see and what to do

Times are different now- however Helsinki still offers amazing things to do. Learn more here

Helsinki is full of activities – and this summer is no exception. There are great museums, summer restaurants and parks in town. Staying at the Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna guarantees easy and quick access to almost any city activity. Here are a few tips for visitors to Helsinki during the summer of 2020:

  • Kiasma is a contemporary art museum located in Helsinki, Finland. Kiasma is part of the Finnish National Gallery. One of the leading museums of contemporary art in the Nordic region, Kiasma delights and provokes, impresses, surprises and entertains. See the latest Kiasma updates here.


  • Summer terraces. Everything tastes better outside. Take a sit, enjoy your ice cream or a glass of wine on one of hundreds of summer terraces in Helsinki. See the full list here.


  • Allas Sea Pool. Allas Sea Pool is a gardenlike oasis in the heart of Helsinki with a large pool area and magnificent saunas. In addition to these, it represents urban culture at its best. Allas is full of events and things to do - good modern life right at the shore of the Baltic Sea!


  • Outdoor Helsinki. Our city has dozens of beautiful parks and outdoor places. Try at least these ones: Mustikkamaa, Kaivopuisto or Sinebrychoff park. Wanna have a picnic? Grab some treats from our lounge bar !

These and many other activities can be found on the MyHelsinki website.