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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Centre
“A fairly small but convenient shopping center, has LIDL and two other grocery stores, pharmacy ect.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Museum
“Arabia Design Museum presents the production of the Fiskars group's Arabia ceramic factory and Iittala glass factory from 1873 to the present. The main focus of the exhibition is the rich history of Finnish ceramic and glass design. The museum is part of the Iittala & Arabia Design Center. The same building also has Iittala shop and other shops as well as a café.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
“Viihtyisä, tyylikäs, voi mennä ihan kahvillekin, mutta olutvalikoimakin on hyvä!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Have the Greatest Sunday Brunch at the Dylan Bistro and combine it with a walk along the Arabia seashore!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Cinema
“Small independent movie theather, cheaper than the ones in the center www.kinosheryl.fi”
  • 7 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Start here for a nice stroll along the Arabianranta shoreline. You can do a walk all the way to Lammassaari to enjoy sea and nature! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
  • 2 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Friendly customer-service, a local atmosphere and some fairly good pizzas and other dishes. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Building
“Outlet of several Finnish design brands such as Iittala, Arabia, Fiskars, Finnlayson etc (ceramics, glassware, cutlery, bed linens). On the top floor there is a museum of Finnish design.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Museum
“Large Iittala and Arabia shop, including outlet and design museum. The same building has many other Finnish brands and even some outlets. Can be easily reached by tram no 6 from Kaisaniemen puisto to Arabia district. Find all bus and tram routes at hsl.fi journey planner”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Bigger grocery store in the shopping center of Arabia. In the same complex you can also find a pharmacy and an Alko (wine and liquor store). ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“This is a protected reed area famous for birds with nice marked walking routes and bird watching towers, and a bird-watching hide by a pond. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Park
“A new and very big park with paths along the seaside for running and biking, fantastic views”
  • 4 locals recommend
Building
“Community operated old villa with a small cafe. Amazing park/gardens right next to it in the summer. In a snowy winter, a good sledging hill! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“A cosy local bar, where art students like to visit. The place has live music nights sometimes.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Have the Greatest Sunday Brunch at the Dylan Bistro and combine it with a walk along the Arabia seashore!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Friendly customer-service, a local atmosphere and some fairly good pizzas and other dishes. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
Clothes Shop
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“The neighborhood is known for it's public art, but also of the old Arabia named factory that produces ceramics. Make sure you visit their outlet.”
  • 1 local recommends

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