Avaava is situated at Vanhankaupunginkoski, Helsinki, at the address Katariina Saksilaisen katu 6 B. Several bus routes allow convenient access to this location:
Bus no. 57 Munkkivuori – Käpylä – Latokartano
Bus no. 68 Rautatientori – Latokartano
Bus no. 71 Rautatientori – Pihlajanmäki
Bus no. 71V Rautatientori – Pukinmäki
Bus no. 74 Hakaniemi – Puistola
Bus no. 506 Tapiola – Viikki
The location of Avaava in relation to bus stops
The closest bus stops are located at Viikintie. Coming from the city centre and Koskela, get off at the bus stop Vanhakaupunki. The bus stop is located on the bridges over Vantaanjoki. The distance between the bus stop and Avaava’s office is about 200 m.
Coming from Viikki, get off the bus at the stop Viikinranta. The distance between the bus stop and Avaava’s office is about 250 m.
Instructions for those coming from the city centre and Koskela
The bus stop Vanhakaupunki is located on the bridges over Vantaanjoki. After getting off the bus, continue walking in the same direction as the bus. About fifty metres from the bus stop, there is an intersection with Katariina Saksilaisen katu. From here, you will turn right, walking on the right side of the street. The street has some twists and turns, first turning to the left after about forty metres, and then to the right after about forty metres. Immediately after the second turn, there is a pedestrian crossing on the left, which you will cross and walk in the direction of the crossing directly forwards, along the building on the right. About ten metres from the pedestrian crossing, there is the door for the A-staircase, and about thirty metres from that, the entrance to the B-staircase. On the right side of the door, at a height of 1.5 metres, there is a board of buzzers on the wall. The board has two columns of buttons. The topmost button of the left column is Avaava’s buzzer.
Instructions for those coming from Viikki
After getting off the bus at the stop Viikinranta, walk back in the direction the bus came from. In about forty metres, there is a pedestrian crossing with guiding buttons, light sensors and an island; you will cross this. After crossing the road, you will reach a combined walkway and bike path, you will be walking on it to the right. There are houses on the left side of the road, with passageways in between, leading to the gardens. In about one hundred metres, there is another one of these passageways, heading left. Turn left, down that passageway. The passageway will end in about forty metres with stairs leading down. On the left side of the stairs, there is a handrail. After the stairs have ended, continue straight for about three metres. You are now in the yard of the building at Katariina Saksilaisen katu 6, the building is located at two o’clock. Vertically to the right, there is a passage to the yard. Walk along that passage for about twenty metres, until you reach the B-staircase door. On the right side of the door, at a height of 1.5 metres, there is a board of buzzers on the wall. The board has two columns of buttons. The topmost button of the left column is Avaava’s buzzer.