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Lammassaari Nature Reserve is one of the most important nature reserve in Helsinki is located in Viikki-Vanhankaupunginlahti. The nature consists of fields, exotic species of tree, meadows and wetland. Lammassaari is a great area for watching various birds. There is a bird-tower where is possible to spot for example a rare Citrine Wagtail. People can find Lammassaari by walking along the duckboards from Pornaistenniemi.

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Viikki-Vanhankaupunginlahti Nature Reserve is the most important nature reserve in Helsinki, and among the most valuable bird sanctuaries and conservation areas on the coastal Gulf of Finland. The area is a mosaic of forests, alder marshes, fields and meadows. Plant and animal is abundant, which makes Viikki-Vanhankaupunginlahti bay a place of great interest for both researches and nature enthusiasts. Viikki-Vanhankaupunginlahti bay area is one of the most popular recreational areas in Helsinki. Some of the area is also part of the EU Natura 2000 network.

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Alppipuisto Park Located between Linnanmäki amusementpark and the traintracks. The history of Alppipuistopark streches back to the 1800’s. The park is popular among locals of Alppila. The green grass, ponds with fountains, small sightseeing terrace and the rough rocky environment create a unique atmosphere.