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Best things to do in Puotila, Helsinki

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Neighborhood
“Biggest shopping centre in Eastern Helsinki. Next to the Itäkeskus metro station. In Itäkeskus there is also the first IMAX movie theatre in the Nordics (Finnkino Itäkeskus)”
16 locals recommend
Department Store
“Local hypermarket. Also liquor store (Alko) & restaurant inside the building.”
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Puotila Park with a manor house from the 16th century. Restaurant and cafe. 15 min drive by metro from the city center.”
3 locals recommend
Car Wash
“The largest shopping centre in the Nordic countries, Itis was built in three stages. The first part was completed in autumn 1984. This shopping environment is home to more than 150 stores as well as several cafés and restaurants. The shopping centre was completely renovated in 2011–2014.”
23 locals recommend
Bar
“Pikkulintu (”small bird”) is small pub in Puotila that is know all around Helsinki for its excellent beer and whiskey selection. You can choose one out of 14 beers on tap e.g. the famous and hard to get Siperia Imperial Stout brewed in Tampere or try one of their over 100 different whiskeys. The staff is really friendly and eager the help you. ”
3 locals recommend
Library
“Stoa is a lively and varied culture centre. Stoa's programme includes Finnish and international contemporary dance and circus, theatre, music, children’s performances and exhibitions.”
2 locals recommend
Street Address
“Itis is the biggest shopping centre in the Nordic countries with 96.300 m2 and over 200 shops and services all under one roof.”
2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Big supermarket. Also pharmacy, liquor store (Alko), some fast food restaurants, post services.”
1 local recommends
Burger Joint
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“The Lucky Bastard serves handmade burgers, sides, salads and shakes with fresh ingredients. Restaurateur Kim Heiniö who was born and raised in East Helsinki wanted to open a restaurant in his old hoods and contribute to the services in the area and that's how the first TLB came to life. The restaurant uses recycled take away wraps and containers and serves sustainable Aussie beef and grass-fed dry-aged Irish beef. ”
1 local recommends
Bus Station
1 local recommends
Route
1 local recommends
Route
“Elixia is a higher quality sports center with good selection of different activities.”
1 local recommends
Establishment
1 local recommends
Clothing Store
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Point of Interest
1 local recommends
Winery
1 local recommends