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Jun 11, 2019
“Finnish architecture ”
Nov 20, 2018
“Nice architecture”
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Reviewed June 11, 2019 via mobile

As our tour guide said: it’s worth five minutes in here even if it’s simply to appreciate the Finnish architecture.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank manc_emm
Reviewed November 20, 2018

A little bit hidden, but you can just wander around. The architecture is good to see. Moreover you can see the roof terrace which has amazing views towards the Dom Church!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joost N
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Had the pleasure of visiting the Helsinki University Library on a walking tour of the city, and it was the one stop I wish we could have spent more time to wander and soak in the amazing architecture. If I had a free afternoon, I...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank paul_ark_2014
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Kaisa house is astonishing. It is the largest university library in Finland and has the most modern architectural styles. Even with admiring the curved brickwork facade we weren't prepared for the wondrous designs within. We walked from the ground floor all the way to the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank permia
Reviewed February 24, 2017

There are many story for the library in the building, and there are lot of nice sofa, chairs and working space. The huge glass window gets sunlight. but as far as i could see, one things i don't like it was no collection of art...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Moyashinen
Reviewed December 28, 2016

Kaisa-house by Anttinen Oiva Architects, 2012 is so interesting inside and out that enthusiasts come to visit it from all over the world. A four story curving window dominates the main facade at Kaisaniemenkatu and the red brick surface blends well with it's older surroundings....More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Heli P
Reviewed April 14, 2016

The library of University of Helsinki sets any fan of modern architecture salivating. The luminary orifice in the center of the building can be considered as an epitomization of organic architecture. Usually packed with students, this is a must visit for anyone interested in contemporary...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank intonsus
Reviewed January 13, 2016

The main idea of this white building is letting the light in. This library is simply so great you would enjoy reading in it, working, or relaxing. If you just want to enjoy the city from a high place, go to the top level and...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Maria P
Reviewed January 9, 2016

City breaks can be a little exhausting at times, and it is nice to be able to find calm and beautiful places for some peace and quiet. This modern addition to a historic building is a great spot. The new design makes wonderful use of...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank M_and_RHuddersfield
Reviewed October 8, 2015

The library, conveniently located in the city center, is reachable by various means of public transportation. It provides diverse spaces for individuals and groups, and a great atmosphere for study and work. Wifi is available only for students/university workers, and does not always function that...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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