travelgrove Travel Tips
 

Arctic Icebar, Helsinki, Finland

 
00
    
Legend
  • Night Life & Entertainment travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: 3.7mi
tylerd's pictureby tylerd Night Life & Entertainment travel tip
added on the 29th of October, 2010
If you want a place to chill out (literally), a freezing evening at the Arctic Icebar will prove to be an interesting experience. While temperature in bars is usually high enough to allow people to wear more or less revealing clothes, at the Icebar you'll have no choice but to don your winter coat, boots and a few additional layers of clothing, as the temperature is at a constant -5 degrees Celsius.

The entrance fee covers the cost of a drink, which is more than enough seeing as few people can brave to cold for more than an hour or so. Everything inside is made out of ice, so aesthetically speaking, it is really something to see.

Address:
Universitetsgatan 5, 00100 Helsinki, Finland

Price:
€10

Opening Hours:
Wed-Sat 16-02
Sun 16-01

On the web:
http://www.arcticicebar.fi/showpage.php?page_id=4

 
Museum of CulturesKappeli Restaurant
 
 
 
Night Life & Entertainment
tips

Recent travel tips for Helsinki

  • Heureka Science Centre
    If you have kids who are interested in science, or if you are a science geek yourself, you will definitely love the Heureka Science Museum. Unlike many regular science museum, this one has not only displays and explanations about various [...]
    D: 4mi00
  • Uspenski Cathedral
    In Finland, the Orthodox church doesn't have many followers, but despite that, there are some pretty amazing Orthodox churches in the city. The best example is Uspenski Cathedral, a majestic building with a Russian-style dome. In Fact, [...]
    D: 4.1mi00
  • Museum of Cultures
    Normally when you visit a country, you want to go to museums that will help you learn more about that country, but obviously there are exceptions to this rule. One such example is the Museum of Cultures in Helsinki, where you can discover [...]
    D: 3.5mi00
  • Arlan sauna
    Visiting Helsinki without going to a public sauna is almost unthinkable. The only place where you can enjoy the genuine sauna experience is at one of the old public saunas, and in addition to the cultural experience, it is a great way to [...]
    D: 2.7mi00
  • Hietaniemi Beach
    Helsinki is seldom associated with beaches, but in summer the temperature is high enough to allow people to tan for a bit and splash about in the water. Hietaniemi Beach is very popular with the locals in the summer months and while it [...]
    D: 3.3mi00

Things about Helsinki you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Helsinki History

Across the 18th century, the Swedish influence began to decrease. Under Tsar Peter I, the Russian Empire went through a serious economical growth and territorial expansion. The city of Saint Petersburg was founded right across the bay from Helsinki and Helsinki was occupied two times by the Russian troops. As a part of the Swedish defensive plan, the Suomelinna sea fortress was built on an island [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Koln, Germany
If you are historically interested, you should visit the roman germanic museum of cologne. It has got to offer you a huge variety of roman remnants...
General: Visit the roman germanic museum

Litochoro, Greece
If you go to the Olymp mountain you have to stop here! This is one of the most beautiful cities I have ever seen! On one side you see the sea on...
Sightseeing: Litochoro - a place you should see!

 

Hampton, Jamaica
For anyone on this site that is interested in coming to Jamaica for vacation I would first suggest that you not spend the ridiculous amount for...
General: Paradise Jamaica

Petra, Jordan
Petra is now one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. It is a fabulous place from the Eastern tales, simply breathtaking. The old city was...
History & Culture: The Ancient City

 

Quazzane, Morocco
The Sahara desert is the largest desert on earth, with a size bigger then the USA. Once you get into the Sahara you really will get a feel for the...
Sightseeing: The Sahara Desert

Bacarra, Philippines
Hello Bacarra, get a stop over at Bacarra on your way to Pagudpud. It is worth visiting. It's historical belltower is outstanding, the tallest in...
General: Historical belltower Co-ca river sandy beach of Natba

 

Mamaia, Romania
Mamaia is one of the best points of atraction on the Black Sea Beach on the Romanian teritory. The principal point of atraction in Mamaia is the...
General: Aqua Magic, Mamaia

Memphis, Tennessee
We've never taken part on a tour that was led by musicians and were singing and performing throughout the whole 90-minute ride, so the Mojo...
History & Culture: Mojo Music Bus Tour

 

Napa, California
The nicest place in Napa, I dare say. It's a French restaurant, as its name suggests and has an incredibly good cuisine. Everything is simply...
Food: Angèle

San Jose, California
For a quicker lunch, especially if you middle-eastern food, the Falafel Drive-in is the perfect eatery. You can get a take-away and enjoy your meal...
Food: Falafel Drive-in

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*