Text: International Student Ambassador Min Wang

Hi everybody! This is the best time to experience the autumn of Helsinki. Trees are getting colorful and appealing now. A little bit raining day may let you down but anyway you deserve to hang out for a while and explore some interesting things to do. Here are some suggestions and hope you like them.

Heureka Finnish Science Centre

When you come here, I am sure you will like the joy of discovery and fun experiences. Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre has quite special and interactive way to show science and technology. You will feel relax and curious about the world. You also have the chance to experience the joy of discovery through spectacular exhibitions, planetarium films and events. Heureka has close relationship with University of Helsinki and scientists, who had become acquainted with different science centers located around the world.

Address: Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre Tiedepuisto 1, 01300 Vantaa, Tikkurila


Visit Fazer

Do you like eating chocolate? Are you curious about how to make chocolate? Now you get an opportunity to visit Fazer. Here you can not only eat different flavors of chocolate for free but also know the history of Fazer. Today, all Fazer’s confectionary products are made in Finland and there are factories dotted around the country with chocolate production in Vantaa, sugar confectionery in Lappeenranta, and gum and pastilles in Karkkila. For more information (

Address: Fazer Visitor Centre, Fazerintie 6, 01230 Vantaa, Finland


Arabia walking

Have you heard about Finish design? Have you visited galleries or museums in Finland? Actually arabia walking will give you a surprise. Arabia Art Department was established in 1932 by artistic director Kurt Ekholm. He thought that the Finnish ceramics culture was to be developed and this task belonged to Arabia. Now, Arabia Art Department is a place for artists where they can exchange thoughts and ideas, also for visitors where they can get inspirations from different and unusual designs.

Address: Arabia Artdepartment Society, Hämeentie 135, 00560 Helsinki