Helsinki Cafes: coffee, sauna and brunch

Finns are among the biggest coffee consumers in the world. The popularity of coffee in Finland dates back to its introduction under Swedish rule in the 18th century; the expensive beverage was first served only on holidays but in the 1870s Finns started to enjoy it on weekdays as well. Today, coffee and pastries belong to Finnish culture and are nearly as much a Finnish institution as the sauna. From Helskini’s many café choices, here is a short selection of the best

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