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It's very popular in the summer. It has the biggest open terass in the city. There are great summer clubs; on Wednesdays there's NRJ Pool Party, on Thursdays Nova
Club where you can listen Finnish bands, on Fridays 'Thank God It's Friday' -parties? and on Saturdays Club Kaivo where the age limit is 24 (other days the age limit is 20). On the
second floor, there's Finnish pop music bar. You can see Finnish celebrities here.
Dress Code: Trendy and sleek and...almost whatever.
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Supposable THE number 1 place to go to in the summer. I have to admit, the location is great (until you want to go home and have to get a cab or buss) in the Kaivopark at the sea and Kaivohuone has a great terrace. Music is good as well. Downside is 1: It is owned by nightclub hawk S.Koskinen (this mean, you pay a lot for everything), 2. the place IS overcrowded and 3. the place is full of posers.
Kaivohuone: The place to go in the summer
If you visit Helsinki in the summer months and want to experience the nightlife, then head for Kaivohuone. Just about everyone goes here, including Finnish models and singers, sport stars and young business people. Not to forget those who just want to display themselves on the market.
If you come around 01.00-02.00 on a Saturday, expect to spend up to an hour in the queue. If you want to be sure to get in, you'd better turn up before midnight.
Dress Code: Posh. As this is a place for the summer, you don't usually turn up in a suit. A nice shirt and a bit formal pair of trousers won't make you stand out. For girls, dressing in something thight and exposing without looking cheap is normal.
Kaivohuone: Late-night lounging under the midnight sun
Built in 1838 mainly as a spa facility for aristocrats, Kaivohuone once housed a restaurant. It is still an extremely popular destination for anyone wanting to relax, party or dine as it is regarded as one of the hottest clubs in the capital. It’s a massive for its late-night lounging under the midnight sun. In addition, there is a swimming pool and patio. They have altogether 7 bars (over 100m of it!!) and regular bbqs. It's frequented by blokes playing professional football somewhere around the globe or ice hockey in the Northern American national hockey league (NHL) as well as actors, models and singers only famous in Finland.. The presence of these so called VIPs means you have to be prepared for a very long queue at the door, so remember to get there early! In addition, you should be prepared to wait for ages get a taxi when trying to go home. The entrance fee is around €5-10 and drinks are fairly dear, but after experiencing the incredible atmosphere it's definitely worth it!
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This is one of the oldest night clubs (the opening was in 1838) in Finland. I can't actually say why this is THE place, everybody just goes here. You never know who you meet, it can be a famous Finnish actor or singer or then it's just your neighbour. There's also a big swimming pool so if the atmosphere gets too hot, just jump there! On Fridays the age limit is 20 years and on Saturdays 24. They are pretty tough with it so you may not get in if you are too young.
Dress Code: People dress quite normally when thinking about night club life. I'm not sure if you can get in wearing jeans (men maybe). Everyone at least seems to wearing their best.
Kaivohuone, THE place at summer?
Kaivohuone one of the biggest night clubs and definitely the oldest in town as it first was opened in 1838.
This is where all Finnish, international sports stars come on their summer holidays, in other words, a place to be seen at.
However, the nite club is closed for now, and the entire building is being renovated into a gourmet restaurant. Will keep you posted...
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