Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel, Helsinki

Nearby Attractions

At the Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel in Helsinki, you can enjoy the central location near the city’s business area, close to the West Harbor and Ruoholahti districts. Many attractions can be found just a short walk from the hotel, as well as the Fredrikinkatu and Bulevardi shopping streets full of designer shops and high-street brands. To browse for vintage goods and antiques, head to the Hietsu Flea Market at Hietalahti Square, only a few minutes’ walk away.

For a cultural experience visit the Cable Factory, a center with museums and galleries where artistic events happen every day of the week. You can soak up the summer sun at the popular Hietaniemi Beach, or hop on the ferry to Pihlajasaari Island, departing regularly 800 meters from the hotel.

Attractions within 2 km of the hotel

  • Gulf of Finland – Adjacent to the hotel – Picturesque seaside promenade
  • Hietsu Flea Market – 350 m – Buzzing market where you can treasure hunt for antiques
  • Bulevardi – 400 m – One of the main shopping streets, also home to the Alexander Theater
  • Helsinki Design District – 700 m – The ideal place to shop for Finnish design products
  • Fredrikinkatu – 750 m – Major shopping street with top brands in the Helsinki Design District
  • Galerie Forsblom – 1.1 km – A wide selection of art showing leading contemporary artists
  • Helsinki Art Museum – 1.1 km – HAM in short, is the art collection of the people of Helsinki
  • Cable Factory – 1.3 km – Large cultural center containing museums, galleries and daily events
  • Natural History Museum – 1.4 km – The diversity of nature shown through exhibitions
  • Esplanadi Park – 1.4 km – A favorite of the locals, this park is always buzzing during summer
  • Design Museum – 1.6 km – Museum devoted to all forms of Finnish and international design
  • Finnish National Gallery – 1.6 km – Extensive collection with more than 35,000 works
  • Kiasma – 1.6 km – Museum of Contemporary Art with temporary exhibitions and events
  • Temppeliaukkio “Rock Church” – 1.8 km – The iconic round church carved out from rock
  • National Museum of Finland – 1.8 km – Presenting history from the stone age to present day
  • Kauppatori Market Square – 1.8 km – A large, varied market, great for trying traditional food
  • Helsinki Cathedral – 2 km – The famous landmark, easily recognizable on the city’s horizon
  • Hietaniemi Beach – 2 km – Sand beach near the city center, popular for playing volleyball

Other key-attractions

  • Finlandia Hall – 2.3 km – Large modernist congress and event venue designed by Alvar Aalto
  • Uspenski Cathedral – 2.5 km – Magnificent Russian-style orthodox church in red brick
  • Linnanmäki – Amusement Park – 3.8 km – Open since 1950, the park has more than 40 rides
  • Pihlajasaari – 4 km – Two islands popular for outdoor recreation, swimming and sunbathing
  • Suomenlinna Fortress – 5.3 km – Island fortification turned UNESCO World Heritage Site 
  • Seurasaari Open-Air Museum – 5.4 km – Displaying the Finnish lifestyle throughout history
  • Helsinki Zoo – 7.4 km – An exciting attraction with 150 species on the Korkeasaari Island