Though it is true that Helsinki is not the most famous European capital for its nightlife, also it is that nothing has to envy to many neighbouring cities: it premises are very heterogeneous and often have a very relaxed attitude regarding to the dress code. It schedules are not too extensive – at 4 everything is closed – but it is very welcoming, so tourists will feel right like at home. But there are locals for all tastes and trends, with different types of music, atmosphere and even for different age (with a limit age of 21 to go to the pubs and of 24 to go to the clubs).
If you want to discover the true essence of Helsinki, visit one of its many restaurants, and then have a drink in one its bars. The Finns are great lovers of tango, and many of its restaurants have ballrooms for dancing after the dessert. Outdoor dances are also popular and can be found in the area of Pavin tanssilava.
One of the biggest advantages of the Helsinki nightlife is that most presises are very close together. Almost all are located in the downtown. It is very common that the clubs are part of the best hotels. One of the most famous is The Seurahuone Socis Hotel and its pub set in the final years of the nineteenth century. If you´re lokking for a class night, try to go to Lux. It has five bars and large terraces, along with a proper dress code, and it is more expensive than other places in Helsinki.
But the most fashionable premises are in the areas of Kamppi and Punavuori. Other pleasant locals – Ideal for all types of audiences, can be found in the center of the city; the more mature people prefer the Töölö district. The young, however, frequent the Kallio district: there we find a much more exciting atmosphere.
Most of the bars are located on two close together streets, so go from one bar to another will show you the true essence of Helsinki. Molly Malone´s is one of the most popular bars: it is an Irish pub that usually offers live music. Nearby there is the Zetor Restaurant – a must for all the tourists. Here you can drink and eat in the midst of a farm machinery collection. Other very popular bars are Bar 9 and Tapasta, which has a huge hole in a wall with a large variety of tapas and beers. Cocina Bar is the perfect spot for urbanites.
What other reason do you need to go Helsinki? The Finn capital will captivate you. Their friendly people and it large number of premises is amazing! Discover more about it… Rent Apartments in Helsinki and enjoy the trip.