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Great Local sauna

Public sauna local people loves. The sauna room for men is upstairs but you could go outside... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Sauna on köyhän apteekki

As the old saying says "Sauna is the poor's pharmacy". This sauna is a hot medicine, a perfect... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2016
Helsinki, Finland
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10 Apr 2018
“Worth to visit!”
11 Jul 2017
“Old style public sauna”
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Kaarlenkatu 15, Helsinki 00530, Finland
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Typical traditional Finnish sauna with about 1000 kg of stones in the stove. Perfect place to experinece sauna with locals.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Rugged old style sauna in the heart of Kallio. Not estetic but very authentic. The nicest staff you will find.

Thank Jari H
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Public sauna local people loves. The sauna room for men is upstairs but you could go outside through entrance for cooling down, water and bench are ready around the entrance. the guy in charge was very kind. it worth to visit even if you are...More

1  Thank Moyashinen
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Go local here and do as locals do. No-frills rather basic sauna, with a great service, friendly staff and amazing atmosphere. Sweat as much as you can!

1  Thank Travellerzy
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

If You want really unique sauna experience, this is your place. One of the oldest and bests public sauna in Helsinki. Heated by meter tall birch logs here you can sit and talk to people from every walk of life. Here everyone is equal. There...More

1  Thank Tuomas H
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great place to experience the finnish sauna traditional. It is a sauna where locals go so it is not super fancy but very clean and cozy. You can rent a towel (total with entrance fee 14 euros), there are lockers and a shower room and...More

1  Thank Dominika C
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

As the old saying says "Sauna is the poor's pharmacy". This sauna is a hot medicine, a perfect therapy for cold dark times. Free coffee, water and tea. Open to everybody, specially foreigners and refugees ♡ Long life to Arla Sauna.

1  Thank ignacioperezperez
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Everyone very nice and helpful. The birch twigs were amazing experience. I highly recommend. Sauna hot ...men separate from women but everyone cools down outside together. Very relaxed atmosphere . Lockers with key.

1  Thank Helen A
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Spent a really lovely afternoon with my sister here. The sauna was excellent, and very kind helpful attendants when we got there. Separate saunas for men and women, shampoo and body wash, even some cherry tomatoes on a table in the locker room. It was...More

1  Thank Clara G
Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

My Finnish friend recommended Sauna Arla in Helsinki's up-and-coming Kallio district as a typical (but not touristy) sauna. I paid my entry and made my way to the changing room. Sadly they were out of vasta/vihta, the twigs with which to hit oneself in the...More

6  Thank aprilinsydney
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23 December 2017|
Response from Meuras | Property representative |
We have mens and womens sides separetly. 2km from hotel. We sell vihta's and rent towels. 14e sauna price and 1e from towel rent.
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