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16 Apr 2018
“For students and fans of great architecture”
19 Oct 2017
“Phenomenal”
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Had the pleasure of visiting the Helsinki University Library on a walking tour of the city, and it was the one stop I wish we could have spent more time to wander and soak in the amazing architecture. If I had a free afternoon, I...More

1  Thank paul_ark_2014
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Kaisa house is astonishing. It is the largest university library in Finland and has the most modern architectural styles. Even with admiring the curved brickwork facade we weren't prepared for the wondrous designs within. We walked from the ground floor all the way to the...More

1  Thank permia
Reviewed 24 February 2017

There are many story for the library in the building, and there are lot of nice sofa, chairs and working space. The huge glass window gets sunlight. but as far as i could see, one things i don't like it was no collection of art...More

Thank Moyashinen
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Kaisa-house by Anttinen Oiva Architects, 2012 is so interesting inside and out that enthusiasts come to visit it from all over the world. A four story curving window dominates the main facade at Kaisaniemenkatu and the red brick surface blends well with it's older surroundings....More

Thank Heli P
Reviewed 15 April 2016

The library of University of Helsinki sets any fan of modern architecture salivating. The luminary orifice in the center of the building can be considered as an epitomization of organic architecture. Usually packed with students, this is a must visit for anyone interested in contemporary...More

1  Thank intonsus
Reviewed 13 January 2016

The main idea of this white building is letting the light in. This library is simply so great you would enjoy reading in it, working, or relaxing. If you just want to enjoy the city from a high place, go to the top level and...More

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 9 January 2016

City breaks can be a little exhausting at times, and it is nice to be able to find calm and beautiful places for some peace and quiet. This modern addition to a historic building is a great spot. The new design makes wonderful use of...More

Thank M_and_RHuddersfield
Reviewed 8 October 2015

The library, conveniently located in the city center, is reachable by various means of public transportation. It provides diverse spaces for individuals and groups, and a great atmosphere for study and work. Wifi is available only for students/university workers, and does not always function that...More

Thank Dr0lya
Reviewed 5 July 2015

You will recognise this building from outside from its funky windows but go inside and have a look up, it's really cool. You should also go all the way up to the rooftop balcony on the top floor- from there you will have a nice...More

1  Thank MateEeMa
Reviewed 25 May 2015

An excellent building from the middle of 1800. Beautiful inside, go and have a look. Go up on the second floor bacony and look at the roof and the rooms where you can sit and study. It is a very modern library in that way...More

Thank Nina K
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