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A little bit of countryside in the city

Kivinokka and the neighbouring alotment garden area (Herttoniemen siirtolapuutarha) is a charming... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Helsinki, Finland
Hidden nature gem close to the city center

A lovely place to walk and enjoy one if the Helsinki bays. You can enjoy small dachas, nird... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2018
Helsinki, Finland
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“nature path”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Kivinokka and the neighbouring alotment garden area (Herttoniemen siirtolapuutarha) is a charming, green area close to the city centre. Kivinokka has dozens of tiny little wooden summer huts built by people themselves. The swimming beach, dance pavilion, summer cafe and a sports' ground are also...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

A lovely place to walk and enjoy one if the Helsinki bays. You can enjoy small dachas, nird watching and fishing (permit!). Public toilets available

Thank Hagar08540
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Geographically quite close to midpoint of Helsinki can be found a place to make nature studies. Kivinokka lies along the gulf of Vanhankaupunginlahti which is a paradise for birds and they can be seen from a birdwatching platform in Kivinokka at the end of a...More

Thank Pasaatituuli
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Nice destination for bike tour, only short distance from downtown, you can stop on the way at Teurastamo area. Kivinokka has beaches and bird watching platform with nature path. Area is full of small cottages, kindly respect their privacy and remain on the "road".

Thank mWrite
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Kivinokka is open to public and easily accessible by public transportation. This is really a summer time place, not much to see or do in winter time. There are two beaches and nice cafeteria. A unique area close to city. A good place to enjoy...More

Thank BeachStone2C
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This place is like going back time. It is quite near to city center but still very peaceful and fresh place in the middle of nature. The area is full of sweet little cottages that have been there for decades. The cottages used to be...More

Thank Wilmeli
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This is a traditional summer cottage area for the not-so-wealthy families and a public park for everyone to enjoy. Back in the fifties (?) a family could rent a permission to build a small hut and the area contains several hundread huts without water, electricity...More

Thank Tebessa
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Easy access from downtown by metro to Herttoniemi or Kulosaari station. Hundreds of small huts in different areas, nice beach, one cafeteria ( Maijan kioski) and a lot of nature. Trail for blind persons is recommended for everyone! You can't get seriously lost because of...More

Thank harriontheroad
Reviewed 24 June 2015

The green area of Kivinokka is split to several sub areas, and you can walk around it on good paths. The allotment gardens are near the metro rail, and between them and the sea 600 small huts have been built by Helsinki people to enjoy...More

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