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Hakaniemeranta 17, Helsinki 00530, Finland
+358 40 5169690
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Very good atmosphere in simple surroundings

I visited Kulttuurisauna for the first time this September and I loved it! The atmosphere is... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Helsinki, Finland
A dip in the Baltic in March

I know nothing of saunas but I found my experience here something to treasure. Going straight from... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
Cupertino, California
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“finnish sauna” (8 reviews)
“baltic sea” (9 reviews)
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Hakaniemeranta 17, Helsinki 00530, Finland
Hakaniemeranta 17, Helsinki 00530, Finland
+358 40 5169690
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

I visited Kulttuurisauna for the first time this September and I loved it! The atmosphere is straight from a Kaurismäki movie in its austerity. The decoration (or lack there of) even reminded me of Japanese baths. Everything is aligned to being easy on the eye...More

2  Thank annailai
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I know nothing of saunas but I found my experience here something to treasure. Going straight from the steam to the freezing water was one for the bucket list.

Thank robtsuk
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Was contemplating not going but read the reviews and thought heck I'll just go and it was the best experience ever! Highly recommend going into the sea!! The whole vibe of the place is so zen and really enjoyed my Finnish sauna experience. Would recommend...More

2  Thank c1280
Reviewed 25 January 2017

As a local I haven't been here even though it has been here for over 3 years. Today I went to there and was surprised how good it was. The place is very minimal in every way. There are lots of empty space - very...More

1  Thank Edelfelt
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Kulttuuri sauna is run by an American man and his Asian wife. It's a little pricey at 15 Euros (less for seniors, students, and the unemployed) and unless you bring your own towel, an additional 4 Euros to rent one. They give you a small...More

1  Thank mpre53
Reviewed 2 December 2016

First of all, I'm a Finnish guy and quite a sauna enthousiast. I've been to literally hundreds of saunas, but this was my first time here. This experience was something special. The place is beautiful. The architecture is functional and beautiful in it's perfect simplicity....More

1  Thank Teemu T
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I've been going to Finland for a while and the sauna culture is bestowed upon you since you're a kid. It's a nice day out and this one in particular being by the Baltic sea offers you the ultimate experience. You must bring a swimsuit...More

1  Thank Brunixgt
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Bit pricey but it was a nice authentic sauna experience...the location on the edge of the ocean was great as we took a dip between sitting in the sauna...I do agree with some of the reviews below that the owner does need to lighten up...More

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This sauna is only few years old, made on concrete. It's very simple and modern and the sauna inside has a beautiful and relaxing view to the sea. Take tram or metro to Hakaniemi and go by walk 300 metres beside the market square by...More

2  Thank Hannukka364
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

This sauna facility was nice, clean and with great sea views from inside and outside the sauna. Very minimalistic design. Bring your own towel. If you have your bathing suit, you can take a dip in the Baltic Sea, only if you dare :) water...More

Thank Fruscalleda
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