Halloween is coming. Photo: MyHelsinki.

Helsinki’s most chilling places and stories

People have always been fascinated by scary places, ghost stories, mysteries and the dark side of history. Helsinki too is full if these kinds of stories and places. Here we list the city’s haunted houses, execution sites and other frightful attractions in Helsinki.

Viaporin Kekri event is celebrated in Suomenlinna to celebrate the end of the harvest season and the beginning of the dark

What is Viaporin Kekri? The winter in Finland is long, grim, and inescapable, and we have no choice but to embrace its arrival. Come to Suomenlinna to celebrate the long-forgotten festival of Kekri and look at the face of darkness with no fear.

Programme of the event at www.viaporinkekri.fi.

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