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Korjaamo Cultural Factory, Helsinki, Finland

 
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Distance from city center: 2.5mi
evike14's pictureby evike14 History & Culture travel tip
added on the 31st of October, 2010
Korjaamo defines itself as Helsinki's "living rooms", which sounds a but abstract, as expected from a huge building that basically serves as a meeting point for all the imaginable art types in the world.

Karjaamo  Cultural Factory houses galleries, bars, cafes, theaters, clubs, shops and the Tram Museum. It's one of those places where you can go without having a clear idea of what you want to do, because you will definitely find something interesting in the end. If you are in the mood for come artsy urban culture, the Factory is the place to go. Visit some galleries and buy some modern art, or just lounge in a cafe discussing the meaning of life with Helsinki's hip crowd.

Address:
Tölögatan 51, 00250 Helsinki, Finland

On the web:
http://www.korjaamo.fi/index.php

 
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