Lively Punavuori is best known for its urban culture and ever-changing food scene. Start your shopping tour with the Kortteli shopper bag.
00150 / Punavuori
Located in the south of Helsinki, its many small shops, delicious lunch spots and cosy cafés are favoured by the locals. The Design District Helsinki, which has attracted interest worldwide, also extends to Punavuori.
WHAT TO SEE & DO
The best way to enjoy Punavuori is to walk around the area admiring the vibrant street culture. Design Museum and the Museum of Finnish Architecture are both located nearby and the popular Kaivopuisto seaside destination is also just a short walk away.
How to get there: Trams 1 and 3 go to Punavuori from the city centre. Viiskulma is a great landmark with many bars and shops nearby, and a perfect place to start exploring the area.
PLACES TO EAT
Kuuma Albertinkatu 6 Locals' favourite coffee shop also serves freshly pressed juices and home-made raw treats. facebook.com/KUUMA
Baskeri & Basso Tehtaankatu 27–29 A cosy ambience, friendly staff and great food make this restaurant a popular hangout. basbas.fi
Pastis Pieni Roobertinkatu 2 The bistro-style restaurant combines classic French dishes with small-producer wines. Brunch is being served on Saturdays. pastis.fi