Explore beyond the beaten path and things to do in Helsinki

Radisson RED Helsinki is the perfect starting place to begin your city center adventure. With our central location, you won’t struggle to reach all the popular attractions Helsinki has on offer. Beautiful architecture litters the vibrant city along with plenty of interesting museums and a buzzing nightlife scene. If you need to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, then visit the peaceful Kaisaniemi Park & Botanic Garden for a relaxing escape.

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Kaisaniemi Park & Botanic Garden

0.15 mi / 0.25 km from the hotel
Kaisaniemi Park is one of the oldest and most popular public parks in Helsinki. Inside the peaceful green park, you will find the Botanic Garden, filled to the brim with beautiful flowers. If you’re looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city center, then this is the place for you.

The Finnish National Theater

0.12 mi / 0.19 km from the hotel
The Finnish National Theater was founded in 1872 and is known as the oldest Finnish-language theater. Founded in 1872, it specializes in artistic performances whose repertoire includes the latest domestic dramas, foreign plays, and well-known classics.

University of Helsinki

0.14 mi / 0.22 km from the hotel
The University of Helsinki is the oldest and largest university in Finland since 1829. Explore Finnish history, travel through the universe, and broaden your knowledge with tours and exhibitions throughout the university.


0.48 mi / 0.77 km from the hotel
Kallio is a laid-back district in the eastern area of downtown Helsinki. Kallio has some of the best shops, restaurants, and bars in Helsinki. If you’re looking for a vibrant and buzzing nightlife scene, Kallio is the place to be.

Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma

0.36 mi / 0.58 km from the hotel
Kiasma is a museum dedicated to contemporary art where you can find Finnish collections and many more from abroad from the 1970s onwards. The building was opened to the public in 1998 and the building was designed by American architect Steven Holl.

Helsinki Central Library Oodi

0.31 mi / 0.5 km from the hotel
The Helsinki Central Library Oodi is a world-famous public library where everybody is welcome. Commonly referred to as Oodi, this social hub is a great place to relax, meet friends, or host your next business meeting with meeting rooms available to use.