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“True sauna experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Kaurilan Sauna

Kaurilan Sauna
Ranked #3 of 26 Spas & Wellness in Helsinki
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Kaurila it is a traditional sauna building, that can be rented for private sauna event. Here you will enjoy a real Finnish wood sauna experience in the sauna building that dates back to the 19th century. By getting in touch you will have the opportunity to rent the sauna for your private event. Kaurila sauna is located near the centre of Helsinki (4,6km)
Useful Information: Baby buggy parking, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Food available for purchase
Co. Meath,Ireland
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“True sauna experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2013

I had the pleasure of the Kaurilian sauna on a visit to Helsinki in October and can honestly say it was the best sauna experience ever.

The wooden building is over 100 years old, the decor rustic, authentic Finnish. There is a long wooden table where we enjoyed a pre sauna meal with reindeer meat and traditional accompaniments. All this in a cosy room lit by candles and a blazing fire. The room even has a piano!

After eating we donned robes and entered the sauna itself. It is heated by a wood burning fire and there is plenty of space and comfort.

When suitably heated and washed we returned to the ante room, enjoyed a glass of wine by the fire and a chat before returning to the sauna once more.

I can thoroughly recommend this sauna for anyone wanting a real, Finnish sauna experience and a thoroughly enjoyable evening.

Visited October 2013
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