Meet Helsinki from unusual side by visiting a wood-heated public sauna! This is a special place, the 'secret of Helsinki' worth visiting.
More information about Kulttuurisauna (Culture sauna) in Helsinki.
This place is perfect any time of the year, but especially nice to visit warm sauna during cold winter time, when snowing and raining outside. Sauna in a chilly day is a real paradise.
There is one place in Helsinki where it is always dry and warm and sometimes hot in winter or autumn cloudy days.
This is Culture sauna in Helsinki (Kulttuurisauna), address: Hakaniemenranta 17, 00530 Helsinki, Finland.
Pick up a towel and swimsuit and go to the sauna for 2-3 hours. Visiting public sauna in Helsinki is very simple.
There is a spacious hall at the entrance and reception, where you will get key from locker, small cover for sauna and cup with water.
There are separate male and female steam rooms in the sauna, shared living room with large panoramic windows and access to the sauna patio on the shore of the Gulf of Finland.
Sauna in Finland is a kind of sport or fitness. Do not worry to be among other people wrapped in a towel. It is ordinary and natural here and no one is looking at each other, like in a gym.
The sauna process is simple: warm in the sauna and then relax in the lobby or outside, and if you want and feel brave - take a cold plunge straight from the to the waters of the Baltic sea in the center of Helsinki.
Sauna has very cozy patio outside where you can relax after sauna admiring boats passing by, or make a little barbeque on open fire.
Sauna is heated with wood from morning till 16.00. Then sauna opens doors for visitors from 16.00 to 21.00 and a huge oven gives soft warmth and nice wooden aroma back to sauna lovers.
Sauna works without preliminary appointment. Just come in and relax.
Culture sauna in Helsinki was build in 2013. It is very popular place for locals and Helsinki guests from different countries.
So it can be called one of the tourist destinations and attraction in Helsinki.