Deep knowledge of Helsinki with emphasis on people, places and unique stories

Deep Helsinki

Deep knowledge of Helsinki with emphasis on people, places and unique stories

Deep Helsinki

Deep knowledge of Helsinki with emphasis on people, places and unique stories

Deep Helsinki

Deep knowledge of Helsinki with emphasis on people, places and unique stories

Deep Helsinki

DEEP stories

Where do Helsinkians take their guests to eat, drink or spend their free time? Or to enjoy culture or sports? Deep Helsinki does not feature adverts. Local journalists and photographers tell about the city in a way, that tourist guides do not.

We favour small, bold, surprising, visionary places or places otherwise worth seeing. These are the gems, which are familiar to many locals, but also absolutely deserve the attention of travelers.

To See

To Hear

To Taste

To Experience

To Shop

Stories behind the best places of Helsinki

The locations and interviewees in the stories have been chosen by the locals and represent Helsinki at its best.

A piece of litter every day – for the benefit of the environment

The Litter Movement shows that having faith is not the main thing in good deeds, but doing something is key. Read this story if you doubt that a single person could change the world.

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Black Box – The biggest Rock Club in Helsinki

Helsinki Ice Hall does not sound like a rock club. But the Black Box brings there a new rock club concept. Black Box offers large-scale live shows in an intimate space bursting with energy of maximum 3 000 people.

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What a Crap -design products

The print products of ”Crap store” are based on a bizarre sense of humour to resist the positive-thinking-crap. And just because of honest annoyance. One can think of this as a typical Finnish phenomenon.

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A TOURIST SEEMS TO BE A BAD WORD

As a child when I stumbled on the escalator, my friend called me a tourist. I understood that it was an insult. A tourist is the one who doesn´t know the rules and gets in the way of others.

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MAUNULAN MAJA – home made, freshly baked BUNS

” I often feel that the customers are like my children. I would just love to bake them their favourite pastries. “

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What do tourists not know about Helsinki?

Finland with a Twist

Tips and Recommendations

Survey: Best thing in Helsinki?

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