Gay Map Helsinki - Summer 2012- Gay Helsinki
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Hugo’s Room The most amazing Gay Lounge in Helsinki, cocktails, tapas, sandwiches and VIP-lounge. Situated on the lively pedestrian street. Very friendly staff and a nice sunny terrace. Every age gay customers. Visit here! Mon-Sat 12-02, Sun 14-02. Iso Roobertinkatu 3. www.hugosroom.fi
Mann’s Street is recently fully renewed upstairs gay bar which attracts many kind of gay customers, though mostly men over 40. Karaoke sun-thu 20-01.30, fri-sat 20-03.30. Men’s dance every month’s first saturday 21-04 and first sunday 16-20. Open Sun-Thu 14-02, Fri-Sat 14-04. Mannerheimintie 12a. www.mannsstreet.com
Café Cavalier café & bar is a cosy gay bar in middle of Helsinki just near the Kamppi Metro station. Nice atmosphere with music, drinks and live performers. Summer terrace. Open Mon-Thu 16-01, Fri-Sat 16-02, Sun 14-20
Malminrinne 2-4, www.cafecavalier.com
Nalle Pub is an old lesbian and gay bar in Kallio. Drinks, traditional music and summer terrace. Mostly for lesbians and their gay friends. Open every day 15-02. Kaarlenkatu 3.
Bear Park Kulma Kulma is a café for everyone. Little gay-friendly quarter bar in Kallio. Mon-Fri 7.30-19.30, Sat-Sun 09-18, Agricolankatu 13, www.kulmakahvio.fi
Fairytale is an intimate, tight and old gay bar in Kallio. At your own risk. Mon-Fri 16-02, Sat-Sun 14-02. Helsinginkatu 7. www.fairytale.fi
DTM Don’t Tell Mama is the largest gay night club in Scandinavia. This upper layer disco has three bars and two dance floors, changing DJs and very mixed crowd. Everybody goes to DTM! Open Mon-Sun 21-04. Mannerheimintie 6 www.dtm.fi
Hercules Gay Night Club Gay Night Club Party every night till 4am! Hercules is very popular meeting place for gay men over 30, and it gets very crowded especially on weekends. Be there on time to avoid queues. The most popular gay night club. Open 21-04. Lönnrotinkatu 4. www.herculesgayclub.com
König Since 1982 Ladys and Gentlemen has been serving Ladys and Gentlemen. Suberb restaurant with fresh new white terrace in the dazzling heart of Helsinki. König Helsinki serves variable menu, lunch buffet, karaoke, grooving bar downstairs, grand athmosphere and ground for private occasions. Excellent meny and three bars guarantee that everybody finds a suitable place. Kitchen open Mon-Fri 11-23, Sat 12-23. König Club Tue-Sat 22-04. Mikonkatu 4 www.rafla.fi/konig
Fafa’s is a delicious Middle-Eastern fastfood place next door to Hugo’s Room. Concept is simple, nothing except the ketchup and mustard comes from a jar. All is freshly made there. Iso Roobertinkatu 2, open till late night.
Farouge Ranked as one of the best restaurants in Helsinki. Excellent Lebanese food and atmosphere. Highly recommended. Mon-Fri 16-24, Sat 13-24,Yrjönkatu 6, www.farouge.fi
Pimpelipom Sex toys, dvds, clothes, poppers and much more. The best toy and equipment store in Helsinki. Endless list of items to treat you or your partner. Buy easily on internet 24/7 or at the store! Check the store opening times on Internet. Eerikinkatu 10, www.poppers.fi
Keltainen Ruusu The largest sex shop in Finland, over 10.000 items. Very popular, two storey 350m2 cruising area with all facilities attracts gay men of all kind every day. Especially busy after bars. Open 9-07, Malminrinne 2-4, www.keltainenruusu.fi
US-VideoMegaSex Store open 24h, 6 days a week! It offers very well maintained and clean gay cruising cinema area which is airconditioned and equipped with non-stop cabins, cinemas, darkroom, etc. Visit here! Cruising discount voucher in this map! Malminkatu 24, www.usvideo.fi
Sauna Vogue is the only gay sauna in Finland. Sauna Vogue has two finnish saunas, steam sauna, bar, video and dark room. Also a roof top terrace to cool down. Sport masseur from mon to sun. Outside of the center, take a taxi to get there, or trams 1/1A or 7B. Mon-Tue 15-22, Wed-Sun 15-23 (the busiest time is between 16-21 o'clock), Sturenkatu 27a, 5th floor, ring the bell downstairs to get in www.saunavogue.net
Pihlajasaari Very nice summer island in front of Helsinki, also nude beaches in eastern part of the island. Kiosk and café. Ferry trip to Pihlajasaari takes about 15 mins. Take a ferry from Merisatama which is in Kaivopuisto, south of Helsinki.
Seurasaari Island Beautiful and popular park with outdoor museum, restaurant, café, kiosk and beaches. Take a walk around the island and enjoy pure nature. Also nude beach, separate for men and women.
Hietsu One of the nicest and definitely the most popular beach in Helsinki, enjoy good looking people, sea, sun and nature. Hiekkarannantie
Uimastadion Really popular outdoor swimming pool behind the Olympic Stadium. Take a beach towel with you and lie down on the grass to sunbathe. Gets crowded on sunny days, already in the morning. Locker rooms, saunas and showers indoor. Open early May - mid September. Mon-Sat 6.30-20, Sun 9-20, Hammarskjöldintie
Proud Optiikka Private full service optician where you find glasses, sun glasses and contact lenses that fits you and your style. Proud Optic is situated next to the Olympic Stadium. Service in English is available. Mannerheimintie 29, www.proudoptiikka.fi
Style Jonna Salonoja is an attitude to magnificence. Holistic body care and day spa experiences for people who want to combine life and style into a lifestyle. An active man takes care of himself. Visit and dare to be handsome! Iso Roobertinkatu 3-5 inner yard www.stylesjs.fi
Eiring the cocky cookshop, is both a cook shop and a working kitchen, situated in Helsinki’s Design District. Here you will find everything from professional cooking to designer’s items and gifts. Mon-Wed, Fri 10-18, Thu 10-20, Sat 11-16, Korkeavuorenkatu 19, www.eiring.fi
Stockmann Stockmann is famous, traditional department store in the heart of Helsinki. It truly is a landmark in Helsinki. Mon-Fri 9-21, Sat 9-18, Sun 12-18, Aleksanterinkatu 52, www.stockmann.fi
Trend Optic Forgot your contact lences? Dazzled by the midnight sun? Interested in trendy designer specs? Visit Trend Optic, your optician in Helsinki. Mon-Fri 10-18, Sat 10-14, Lönnrotinkatu 41, www.trendoptic.net
Toimistoon.fi is the largest office furniture internet store in Finland. Tables, chairs, racks, sideboards, lockers, interior solutions for meeting rooms etc. Buy everything easily in Internet. www.toimistoon.fi
MiacisRoyale treats you like royalty serving maintenance of premices, catering and programme services. www.miacisroyale.fi
Modeo Design for everybody. Furniture and interior design solutions in every form to home and office. Mon-Fri 9-16 Hämeentie 157 www.modeo.fi
Linnanmäki The most attractive destination of the summer. Amusement park Linnanmäki is guaranteed to generate pleasant memories for visitors of all ages. Tivolikuja 1. Take a taxi or tram 3B to get there. www.linnanmaki.fi
Keskustan Eläinkauppa serves you and your pets in center of Helsinki. Specialized in small home animals. Large variety of accessories and food for all furry childs from birds to fishes. Also counseling how to take care of your pet. Mon-Fri 10-18, Sat 10-15, Kalevankatu 14, www.keskustanelainkauppa.com
Laakso locates in the central park/keskuspuisto. Area behind the race track. Easiest to find there from the parking lot end of Lääkärinkatu. Climb up to the rocks to sunbathe. Usually busier in the evenings.
Mäntymäki is a park near the Olympic Stadium.
Last resting area along the highway from Porvoo. When coming from Helsinki, take the first turnoff in Porvoo highway and drive back towards Helsinki. You will find the resting area soon after this turnoff.
The Helsinki City Tourist & Convention Bureau offers free information about the city and its sights, events and services. Mon-Fri 09-20, Sat-Sun 09-18. Pohjoisesplanadi 19, www.visithelsinki.fi
MSC-Finland-Tom’s Club is a fetish organization for those who are interested in leather, rubber and uniforms. Arranges once a month dresscode and other theme parties. www.mscfin.fi
Finlandization 26 27-29.7.2012 in Helsinki Mister Fetish Finland www.mscfin.fi
HIV-CheckPoint Helsinki Hiv CheckPoint Helsinki is hiv rapid testing without appointment targeted at men who have sex with men. Free of charge and anonymous testing once a month at Unioninkatu 45 K. Appointments by booking also. Check www.miestenkesken.fi or www.hivtukikeskus.fi
Spartacus International Gay Guide works unceasingly to present you with an up-to-date, comprehensive and worldwide overview of all the relevant addresses for the gay tourist. Listed addresses from 128 countries worldwide ranging from hotels to clubs and even cruising areas in the local scene. www.spartacusworld.com
Heseta LGBTI rights non-governmental organization in Helsinki area. Organizes counseling, support and information, youth work etc. www.heseta.fi
Helsinki Pride is the biggest GLBT event in Finland. It is held every year on the last week of June. Helsinki Pride consists of parties, meetings and discussions, the highlight being the Pride Parade across the city centre. www.helsinki-pride.fi