Hakaniemi is an unofficial district of , the capital. It covers most of the neighbourhood of Siltasaari. It is considered a part of the Helsinki city center.

Landmarks in the Area

Hakaniemi metro station is a station on the Helsinki Metro.

The University of Helsinki is a university located in , since 1829, but was founded in the city of in 1640 as the Royal Academy of Åbo, at that time part of the Swedish Empire.

The Pitkäsilta is a bridge in , , connecting the districts of and Siltasaari.

The University of Helsinki Botanical Garden is an institution subordinate to the Finnish Museum of Natural History of the , which maintains a collection of live plants for use in research and teaching.

Ympyrätalo is a circle-shaped office building located in the district of , .

Localities in the Area

Merihaka is a coastal residential area in central , consisting of large high-rise concrete housing blocks.

Kallio is a district and a neighbourhood in , the capital of , located on the eastern side of the Helsinki peninsula about one kilometre north from the city centre.

Kruununhaka is a neighbourhood of , the capital of .

Kaisaniemi is a part of the centre of , .

Torkkelinmäki, Torkelsbacken is a central neighborhood of , , .


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