Where are the best neighbourhoods to rent in Helsinki?

Where are the best neighbourhoods to rent in Helsinki?

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Helsinki is a city with many different neighbourhoods, so when moving there many want to know “Where are the best neighbourhoods to rent in Helsinki”?. What is considered the best neighbourhood in Helsinki to rent housing of course depends on what you are looking for. Some neighbourhoods are more vibrant with beautiful architecture, and some are more historical and more quiet. Before deciding which neighbourhood is the best for you to rent in, you should decide what your budget is. How much you can pay will usually determine where in the city you can find a place to rent. It is also a good idea to research the areas close to where you work or go to school so that you do not have to travel far from your home. 

In the City Centre, the neighbourhoods Eira, Ullanlinna, Kaivopuisto and Punavuori are known for being trendy with many restaurants, cafés and boutiques. These neighbourhoods are also known for being some of the more expensive in Helsinki in terms of rental prices. For a more affordable neighbourhood it is worth checking out Kallio, located just north of the Helsinki City Centre. Kallio is known for being a laid-back residential area popular amongst artists, young people and expats. The lower rental prices in Kallio means that many international students and young working professionals choose to live here. 

The neighbourhood Töölö is an historical area with many buildings and architecture dating back to the 1920s and 1940s. Tölöö is a large neighbourhood which means that the prices vary a bit more than in other areas. It is possible to find more expensive and more affordable rentals in Tölöö. The area has great transport links that make it easy to get around Helsinki. There are also many interesting sights and outdoor food markets such as the local market square that attracts residents.