Venues

Paasitorni

The main venue of CIGRE SC D2 Colloquium 2019 is Paasitorni, which is located close to the city centre of Helsinki.

The ruggedly beautiful granite building, known today as Paasitorni, was designed by the architect Karl Lindahl. At the time of its completion in 1908, it served as Helsinki Workers’ House.

Address: Paasivuorenkatu 5 A, 00530 Helsinki

Paasitorni is located about 1,4km from the city centre of Helsinki. It can be reached by metro, tram or bus. The nearest stop is called Hakaniemi. More information about the timetables and routes from the HSL Journey Planner.

Read more about the main venue here.

HSS Paviljong

The Colloquium dinner venue is HSS Paviljong which is located on the unique island Liuskasaari. It has a beautiful view of Helsinki seaside.

The first pavilion was built in 1899. New, impressive wooden pavilion with its towers was built in 1929. However, the appearance of the pavilion has now was built in 1940 after a fire that destroyed the building. The new paviljon is designed by an architect Runar Finnilä. The magnificent, rounded hall of the HSS Pavilion is decorated with sea-themed glass, ceramic and wall paintings.

There will be bus transportation from Paasitorni to the wharf where the non-stop ferry ride to HSS Paviljong can be accessed. The ferry ride will take approximately 7 minutes.

If you are not using the bus transportation from Paasitorni, type the ferry address mentioned below to Google Maps and you will find the right wharf.

Ferry wharf address: Merisatamanranta HSS, Helsinki
Venue address: Liuskasaari, Helsinki