Tennispalatsi is situated right next to Helsinki's main bus station, in an indoor tennis complex built in 1938 for the ... More
Tennis Palace (Tennispalatsi)
Tennispalatsi is situated right next to Helsinki's main bus station, in an indoor tennis complex built in 1938 for the Helsinki Summer Olympics. The 14 screens, each with a THX rating, show mostly mainstream films. Screen 1 is the biggest in Northern Europe. The box office opens every day at 10a. In addition to the film theater, the building also houses several restaurants, snack bars and stands, a cafe, the Museum of Culture and the Helsinki City Art Museum.
helsinkis public trans sport system is one of the best in europe so this makes tennispalati very accessible and in a prime location in the center of the city. Although on first apperaces it looks like any big modern cinema, adverts, lights, video arcade ect.. and it mainly shows mainstream movies, but there are also many independet cimeas in helsinki. it also houses the helsinki culture meuseum, on the top floor of the complex. They have the best of the tour exhibitions in europe also expos for video gamong culture to influencial artists and art. The other up point is that these exhibitions are fairly priced. To find out more info about whats happening in helsinki the best place to look is in one of the many free papers that can be found in most shops in the city. They have listings for most of the entertainment in helsinki. So all in all helsinkis' *tennis palace' is one option for entertainment in the lowkey and intriuging helsinki.
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