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Verkkokauppa.com

Verkkokauppa.com is a big home-electronics and IT store with over 50 000 different items for sale, also eg. toys and sports equipment. There's also a café, Wi-Fi, a sightseeing terrace with a MiG-21BIS fighter as well as a 24 h kiosk where it is possible to buy items on stock as well as pick up online orders.

The sculpture Bad Bad Boy by Tommi Toija is situated outside the electronics store.

Stadium tower

The Stadium tower is very characteristic and identifies the Helsinki Olympic Stadium among its peers around the world. It is also one of the best known constructions and sites in Helsinki. The 80 years of the Tower's history are made of many stories and celebrations. At 72 metres from the ground, the Tower of the Olympic stadium is one of the best place to admire Helsinki from high above.

SkyWheel Helsinki

SkyWheel Helsinki, located in Katajanokka, is a 40-meter high observation wheel that provides a 360° view of Helsinki and its most important surrounding attractions. Possible to also book a VIP-gondola or sauna-gondola.

Helsinki Observatory

Designed by architect C. L. Engel in collaboration with professor F.W.A. Argelander, the Helsinki Observatory was completed on Tähtitorninmäki hill in 1834. The Observatory now functions as the astronomy visitors centre of the Helsinki University Museum. The Observatory's exhibition gives people of all ages an opportunity to learn about the history of the building and the wonders of space.
The Observatory building accommodates not only the Centre for Astronomy, but also the offices of Ursa Astronomical Association, the University's Almanac Office and a café (open by reservation only).