Panorama: Helsinki, Finland and Vuosaari

Today’s panorama is from Helsinki, Finland.
The sea view is captured on a sunny summer day in Vuosaari’s Uutela.

Uutela is a beautiful and prestigious outdoor area that offers the much needed greenery for those living in a city in a concrete jungle.
In addition to the jogging paths in the middle of a beautiful nature, there are also 2 grilling huts in Uutela.

Watch a video of Uutela’s sea landscape here.

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Seaview from Uutela

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5 reasons to see and experience Oodi in Helsinki, Finland

Do you fancy drinking tea in a terrace in Helsinki during summertime? Maybe with a random book or magazine? Oodi is making that possible, since the new three-story library building is opening this week in the centre of Helsinki, and it will be having a very big and fancy cafeteria with a terrace on its third floor.

Book heaven on the third floor of Oodi
Book heaven on the third floor of Oodi
Ball chairs in Bookheaven on the third floor of Oodi library
Ball chairs in Bookheaven on the third floor of Oodi library
Book heaven, view from the Fazer café
Book heaven, view from the Fazer café

Oodi library is the 100th year birthday gift from Finland and its capital Helsinki to its citizens. It took 3 years to build it. This week Oodi will open its doors for the audience and from then on it will be one of the most important sights of Helsinki and the whole of Finland. The view from the 3rd floor of Oodi will most certainly charm you, whether you’re inside or outside the library. In addition there is a lot one can do in this three-story library building.

Not knowing anything more about those 100000 books and magazines Oodi will be having, here’s still 5 more reasons to see and experience Oodi. It will be open seven days a week starting 5.12.2018 –

5 reasons to visit Oodi in Helsinki

1. Oodi will give anyone a free chance to experience clean and beautiful design. The impact will surely be healthy and uplifting for the mind.

2. From the balcony on the third floor one can admire sunsets during summertime. There will be no skyscrapers blocking the sun all though it is in the centre of Helsinki.

3. Oodi is not only a library but a cultural centre. In addition to traditional libraryservices you will also find a cafeteria, restaurant, movie theatre, a playpark for kids, etc. Movie theatre Kino Regina will open in January 2019.

4. On the second floor of Oodi there will be workspaces of various kind in handicrafts as well as digital works. There will also be soundproof rooms for study or work, and for playing music. This second floor will be fully open in 2019.

5. Oodi promotes lifelong learning, active citizenship, democracy and freedom of expression.

In addition to this, the third-floor ball chairs offer a great opportunity to read blogs in your own privacy with your own smartphone!

Find more information on Oodi’s website

The video below reveals more beautiful details about Oodi’s architecture and decorative details –

Photographs by Noora Saarinen

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5 random scenes from Helsinki

Here’s some 5 random scenes from Helsinki. These photos have been taken with an unusual method, which will explain any distortion met.

The first image is a view over the city centre of Helsinki after sunset, when the horizon is still pinkish.

The second image is of the white Helsinki Cathedral, which is also located in the centre on the city. The Cathedral is the best known landmark of Helsinki.

The third image is from Aurinkoranta beach in Vuosaari, which is the easternmost part of Helsinki. Aurinkoranta is one of the best beaches in the whole of Finland.

The fourth image is from a bridge above the busy street of Helsinginkatu. The bridge is only ment for passengers and bycicles.

The fifth scene is from the way to Kaivopuisto, which is a beautiful park almost in the centre of Helsinki. Kaivopuisto and its surroundings are the richest area in Helsinki.

View over Helsinki city centre
View over Helsinki city centre
Helsinki cathedral
Helsinki cathedral
Aurinkoranta beach in Vuosaari, Helsinki
Aurinkoranta beach in Vuosaari, Helsinki
Bridge for bicycles and passengers over Helsinginkatu road
Bridge over Helsinginkatu
Kaivopuisto, Helsinki
Kaivopuisto, Helsinki

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