Life and culture
Helsinki is wonderful in autumn, but colorful outdoor activities are not the only attraction. The city has introduced an organized culinary program that divides it into sectors. Elisabeth Heinrichs, the project coordinator, believes that food is one of the best ways to explore the city.
Because each area has its own specialties, it invites tourists and food lovers to explore the city. A map named “Food in Helsinki? HELLO JEE!”. It brings a lot of information about the best restaurants and how to find them in a color-coded guide.
Among all the colors of the season, you can also include gray from the occasional gloomy sky. It’s a rainy season. If the weather decides not to help, you can choose restaurants, museums. Alternatively, you can stay home for a day enjoying online games with warm cocoa.
Top five places to visit
The whole city is magnificent and worth a thorough study. However, if your time is short, we recommend that you check at least five places below. You will certainly not regret it.
It may be easier for tourists to pronounce this name in the English version: Toolo Bay. It is one of the best places to witness the glory of this season and is located right in the city center. Don’t forget to walk along the scenic Linnunlaulutie road, across the “Linnunlaulu” area. There you will find wooden villages and countless maple trees.
Zoo Bay and Kaisaniemenlahti Bay
Autumn is generous in the Hakaniemi and Kallio areas. You will feel like you are in a romantic movie as you walk along the bay to Kaisaniemi Park. The path between Tokoiranta and Hakaniemi is also worth a visit under the magnificent trees by the sea.
This botanical garden is located in West Helsinki and covers an area of more than three hectares. The place is home to 300 shrubs and trees and has an amazingly diverse palette. It was established on a private property, Meilahti Manor, located in the valley. It can be reached via Meillahdent and Johannesbergintie.
On the other side of the city, in eastern Helsinki, is the Viikki Arboretum. While the place is fantastic all year round, spring and fall are great there. There are trees from all over the world divided into sectors. Asian industry is one of the main attractions. Visitors can also enjoy the manor’s magnificent gardens.
Niskala Arboretum and Haltiala
Heading north to the city you will find Old Town Rapids. There you can walk along the Vantaa River, which leads to Haltiala Farm. Along the way you will find the Niskala Arboretum.
Trees everywhere! Helsinki is Fifth the greenest capital In Europe, and now you see why. You really have a lifelong experience out there this season. Don’t forget to bring your camera and capture all the greatness of fall around the city. Come to Helsinki!
Source: The Nordic Page