“Huvilakatu” means “Villa Street” in English.
Regarded by many as the prettiest street of the whole city.
It is famous for its multicolour, three-storey houses and frequently described as Helsinki’s most beautiful street. Yet when it was first built it drew a lot of negative opinion.
“Yet when the houses of Huvilakatu were first being built,Helsinki Art Nouveau Jugendstil – an illustrated guide
they drew a lot of negative opinion.”