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Interested about working in Helsinki area? Kirkkonummi has a great location near Helsinki and it is easy to access considering living and working!
MUNICIPALITY OF KIRKKONUMMI IN ONE MINUTE
Kirkkonummi provides culture and nature for the adventurous traveller. Kirkkonummi is genuinely nearby - only half an hour from Helsinki and the Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. A landmark is Medieval Pyhän Mikaelin kirkko - Saint Michael's Church - in the centre of Kirkkonummi. A favourite among travellers is the Hvitträsk Museum in Luoma. Kirkkonummi’s nature will charm you with its diversity. By the sea in the south lies the Porkkala peninsula with its islands, near the Kirkkonummi centre lies the Meiko Nature Reserve. In northern Kirkkonummi travellers find rugged lakes and coniferous forests and the southern part of the Nuuksio National Park.
Kirkkonummi has over 40,000 residents, and it is situated only about 30 minutes by car or train from City of Helsinki or from the airport. Kirkkonummi is officially a bilingual municipality, 16,5 percent of which are Swedish speaking.
Kirkkonummi is inspiring place for entrepreneurs, business owners, startup founders and self employed. Kirkkonummi belongs to the Helsinki Ring of Industry (HRI) -network around capital city region. In Kirkkonummi locates lots of different sizes of local and international companies, e.g. Ericsson, Delipap Oy, Pa-Hu Oy (www.pa-hu.fi), Picosun Oy, Mesvac Oy, Maston Oy, Klinger Finland Oy.
In Kirkkonummi you will find green countryside, idyllic villages, maritime archipelago, and enchanting lakes. Kirkkonummi also offers many versatile services: local food and countryside shops, cafés, restaurants, spa and conference centres, golf courses and centres for horseback riding in beautiful natural surroundings.
Whispers of history and sights:
There is plenty to see in Kirkkonummi! Make a stop at the Hvitträsk museum, designed by architects Eliel Saarinen, Herman Gesellius and Armas Lindgren to be their home and studio. Hvitträsk, built in national-revival style, with its gardens and surrounding nature makes for an unforgettable visit. The experience is crowned with delicious local food in Hvitträsk’s pleasant restaurant.
You can also learn more about Kirkkonummi’s history at the Ragvalds farm museum and Alisgården museum of local history and culture. Kirkkonummi’s churches and estates are in a class of their own. Start with the medieval stone church of Saint Michael or Haapajärvi’s wooden church. If you are looking for manor romance in summer head for Wohls Gård manor house for lunch or the nature trails on the grounds of the Eerikinkartano estate.
Excursion in nature:
What is the best thing about Kirkkonummi? The best thing is its nature! Sea and archipelago, green fields and blue lakes, stately coniferous forests with high rocks and much more.
Local buses take travellers south to the Porkkala peninsula where newly marked nature trails and spectacular sea views await them. Along Porkkalanniementie, the road to Porkkala, you can also make a short stop and visit the picturesque Högberget cave. It is only a fifteen-minute drive from the centre of Kirkkonummi to the nature trails of the Meiko nature reserve and beautiful lake Meiko. Try the Pähkinäpolku trail in northern Kirkkonummi or find a quiet trail from Veikkola into Nuuksio national park.
Welcome to Kirkkonummi!