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Hvittrask

Hvittraeskintie 166 | Luoma, Kirkkonummi 02440, Finland
+358 40 1286359
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Eye candy for design lovers

Hvitträsk is definitely worth a trip, no matter the weather. It shows character in every weather... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2015
MsPeppa
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Turku, Finland
Great day trip from Helsinki

Architecture fans should definitely make the trip, especially if you're a Frank Lloyd Wright or... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2015
PhyllisFP
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Baltimore, Maryland
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“finnish art” (3 reviews)
“day trip” (3 reviews)
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Hvittraeskintie 166 | Luoma, Kirkkonummi 02440, Finland
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+358 40 1286359
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

Hvitträsk is definitely worth a trip, no matter the weather. It shows character in every weather and the house feels like a living entity with different moods in different lightings. Even if there are a lot of tourists around, they seem to disappear into the...More

Thank MsPeppa
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Architecture fans should definitely make the trip, especially if you're a Frank Lloyd Wright or Eero Saarinen fan or have any interest in Arts & Crafts or Art Nouveau (e.g., if you love Barcelona). It was also nice to get out of Helsinki and into...More

2  Thank PhyllisFP
Reviewed 29 June 2015

An incredible house in an incredible location high above one of the most beautiful lakes in Finland. For lovers of art nouveau or great architecture, it is a must. If you like Frak Lloyd Wright, you will love Hvittrask. We took the train from Helsinki...More

1  Thank david43501
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Hvitträsk was the private residence of Eliel Saarinen (built 1901-1903 by architects Herman Gesellius, Armas Lindgren and Eliel Saarinen), near Helsink. It is a very inviting, large home on top of a hill overlooking Lake Vitträsk. We were in the area for four days, so...More

Thank TJandTR
Reviewed 3 June 2015

This house situated 30 kilometers west of Helsinki, and close to Kirkkoniemi, was built in the National Romantic style for three famous architects from the turn of the previous century, and of whom Eliel Saarinen was the most famous. We visited this place set in...More

1  Thank PeterHelsinki
Reviewed 20 May 2015

A well maintained garden around the magnific building, former home of world known architects, and then the really fantastic nature... Forest, cliffs, the beautiful lake. Even if you don't have time to go inside the fine museum, you should really visit this place just to...More

2  Thank Nina H
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Beautiful place, good food (small portions, not cheap though). Nice nature walk with some signs about the designing architects. Even a beach not many people know about.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 1 October 2014

An Excerpt from Finland's National Board of Antiquities Website... "Hvitträsk was built between 1901-1903 by architects Herman Gesellius, Armas Lindgren and Eliel Saarinen. The main building, designed in National Romantic style, built of logs and natural stone, was both a common studio and a home...More

Thank librarygirrrl
Reviewed 4 September 2014 via mobile

Excellent destination for visitors interested to discover the essence of Finnish culture & nature combination. Prepare for a walk in nature to admire amazingly beautiful lake shore. Kids love it. Reachable also with public bus. Good local ingredient restaurant services also available.

Thank Pasi K
Reviewed 24 June 2014

Very nice site with beautiful architecture. Basically a story how Saarinen & co swapped wives, drank and designed buildings in a awesome romantic site.

2  Thank hughman83
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