Looks like rather modest villa perhaps, but the world famous Finnish composer Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) lived here together with his wife Aino. Hence the name of the villa: Ainola. The composer loved the peace and quiet this place offered. It was built in 1904 and nowadays a home museum open to visitors. There's also a gift shop with a selection of...more
Even if it doesn't look like much from the outside, this place is popular and famous for their big and tasty buns, pastries and cakes. So if in the neighbourhood pop in for a cup of coffee and test for instance their korvapuusti buns. Also lunch soups and salads are served.
Favorite Dish: Korvapuusti buns
Through out the center of town, there's a walking and shopping area called Promenade Janne. The name refers to the national composer of Finland, Jean Sibelius. Anyway, there are many shops here and you can buy anything from food to clothes & shoes to household appliances. There's also a mall at the lake end of this promenade.
There is the beautiful Tuusula Lake here which is rather large lake, it is usually windy and good conditions for water sports as sailing and wind surfing.