The Helsinki Ice Hall

Helsinki Ice Hall (Helsingin Jäähalli), designed by Jaakko Kontio and Kalle Räike, was opened 1st October 1966 and is the oldest ice hall in Helsinki. Originally it was designed for the Ice Hockey World Championship in 1965.

The Helsinki Ice Hall is the home arena for the icehockey team HIFK. There are also concerts, exhibitions and fairs held here, as well as a flea market on Saturdays and Sundays when the Ice Hall is free from other events.


Helsinki Velodrome is an outdoor velodrome in Käpylä built in 1938-1940 for the 1940 Summer Olympics which were then cancelled. In the 1952 Summer Olympics the Velodrome was used as a venue for the track cycling and field hockey events. The protected functionalist concrete building was designed by Hilding Ekelund. The Velodrome was renovated in 1997-2000. The ground now caters also to american football, lacrosse and field hockey.

Rowing Stadium

The Rowing Stadium, originally constructed for the 1940 Summer Olympics, was designed by architect Hilding Ekelund. Today there are rowing clubs practicing here, as well as "sing along"-events open to all organized in summer.

Bolt Arena

Bolt Arena is a football stadium, located next to the Olympic Stadium in Töölö, with a capacity of 10,770 spectators. It is also the home stadium of the Helsinki-based football teams HJK and HIFK.

Helsinki Olympic Stadium

The Helsinki Olympic Stadion, built in 1938, was designed in functionalistic style by the architects Yrjö Lindegren and Toivo Jäntti. The Olympic Games were held in 1952 in Helsinki. Today the Olympic Stadium hosts both national and international sporting events and outdoor concerts. The Stadium Tower is 72 meters (235 feet) high and at the top you can admire the urban landscape and central Helsinki.

The Finnish Sportsmuseum is also located at the Olympic Stadium as well as the Bistro Stadion restaurant.

The Stadium visitor centre is located at the foot of the tower. Take a break in the Isku Lounge and let the unique Stadium atmosphere sink in.

The Visitor Centre is also the entry to the Stadium meeting and exercise premises, the Stadium tower and to the Bistro Stadion restaurant. This is also where the guided tours of the Stadium start.