Residential areas in Helsinki

Center

  • Kamppi – Heart of downtown. Close to the bus and railway station. Popular area among foreigners.
  • Punavuori – Walking distance to downtown. Rental level lower than Kamppi.
  • Etu-Töölö – Popular residential area. Walking distance to downtown.

 

Expensive Areas

  • Eira – District of embassies. Good tram connections to downtown.
  • Kaivopuisto – District of embassies. Close to downtown.
  • Kulosaari – Eastern Helsinki, 7 km to downtown. District of embassies.
  • Tammisalo – Eastern Helsinki, 10 km to downtown. Popular residential area nearby the sea.

 

Popular and fairly expensive areas

  • Ullanlinna – Nice area nearby the sea. Good tram connections to downtown.
  • Kruununhaka – District of ministries. Walking distance to downtown. Good tram and bus connections.
  • Katajanokka – Calm residential area. Walking distance to downtown. Good tram connections.
  • Munkkiniemi – Outside Helsinki center. Nice villas near by the sea.

 

Modern residential areas

  • Ruoholahti – Popular among foreigners. Modern buildings. “Helsinki Silicon Valley”
  • Hietalahti – Modern and high standard apartment block near by the harbor.
  • Arabia – New construction area, further away from Helsinki downtown. Good tram and bus connections.

 

Distant and less expensive areas

  • Taka-Töölö – Good bus and tram connections.
  • Kallio – Popular among students. Good tram connections.
  • Munkkivuori – Good bus connections.
  • Lauttasaari – Island between Helsinki and Espoo. Popular family area. Expensive villas along the seaside. Good bus connections.

 

Popular residential areas in Espoo

By the sea, 10-15 km from Helsinki downtown

  • Westend – High standard living. Villa area.
  • Haukilahti – Popular high standard living among young families. 10 minutes bus ride to Helsinki downtown.
  • Nuottalahti – New residential area.
  • Nuottaniemi – New residential area.
  • Koukkuniemi – New residential area.
  • Iirislahti – New residential area.

 

Other areas

  • Tapiola – Convenient living close to Tapiola shopping center. 10 minutes bus ride to Helsinki downtown.Mankkaa – Family residential area.
  • Otaniemi – “Espoo Silicon Valley”. Close to downtown Helsinki.
  • Laurinlahti – Popular residential area among young families. 15-20 minutes bus ride to downtown Helsinki.
  • Soukka – Nice villas near by the sea. 15-20 minutes bus ride to downtown Helsinki.
  • Kauniainen – Nice villa area. Finnish-Swedish family area.

 

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