Between the years of 1992 and 2002 a new residential and commercial district was built in a former harbour area on the western edge of Helsinki. Although its parks are hidden from view as you drive by, Ruoholahti has numerous modern and compact parks with a rich variety of plants. Even the bridges and canals are lined with flowers.

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Modern parks in Ruoholahti

Between the years of 1992 and 2002 a new residential and commercial district was built in a former harbour area on the western edge of […]
Jun 18, 2013 /
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Kaapelipuisto Cable Park

This park covers the former parking lot of the Cable Factory (Kaapelitehdas). In 1998 the contaminated soil was cleaned and all traces of heavy metals […]
May 7, 2012 /
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Kellosaarenpuisto Kellosaari Park

Kellosaari Park is situated by the sea and is surrounded on three sides by apartment buildings. Approximately three quarters of the park’s area comprises playgrounds […]
May 7, 2012 /
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Ruoholahdenpuisto Ruoholahti Park

Ruoholahti Park is a modern urban green area that has been built to a high standard. The changes in the materials that have been use […]
May 7, 2012 /
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Selkämerenpuisto Bothnian Sea Park

This park is situated on the south side of the canal in Jaalanranta. The design of the park was based on the plans for Jaalanranta […]
May 7, 2012 /
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Jaalanrannanpuisto Jaalanranta Park

Situated on the west side of the canal, Jaalanranta Park was completed in 1997. The park marks the end of the waterfront park along the […]
May 7, 2012 /