What to do in Kallio?
Located north of the city center, Kallio is one of the most densely populated areas in Helsinki and is known as the city’s hipster neighborhood. This reputation is mainly a result of younger residents arriving to the area in recent years, which creates a laid back atmosphere, it only gets loud during the weekends. Since the neighborhood is packed with art students and enthusiasts, you will be able to enjoy impressive street art such as that on the 100 meter long Suvilahti Graffiti Wall, the first legal graffiti area in the country.
If you want to see some of the older parts of Kallio Helsinki, you will enjoy seeing the early 20th century Kallio Church and the Hakaniemi Market Square that houses the traditional Hakaniemi Market Hall. After you’ve visited the market, make sure to check out some of the less-traditional shops and boutiques. In the evening, don’t miss taking part in the neighbourhoods energetic nightlife scene, by visiting one of the local breweries, nightclubs, bars and live music venues.
What gym is near me in Kallio with guest pass access?
Many new gyms near Kallio have been opened in recent years. They are mainly visited by young residents so you can expect a lively and encouraging atmosphere. One of the best Kallio gyms for travelers is the Elexia Sörnäinen, which offers everything you might need for your strength or cardio workouts. It is accessible with a TrainAway day pass and features a restoration area, so it is also a great option for those looking for gyms with sauna in Kallio.
Are there any good nearby restaurants in Kallio?
Foodies will love Kallio, as it is lined with all sorts of restaurants, snack bars and casual eateries. Vegetarians will likely find their spot along the Vaasankatu street, while lovers of fast food should visit one of the pizza places and burger joints on Kurvi area of the Hämeentie street.
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