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Mustavuori

The most prized lush herb-rich forest in the Helsinki Metropolitan Region

Hepaticas blooming in Mustavuori © Jussi Helimäki

Mustavuori is one of the areas included in Finland’s national Herb-Rich Forest Conservation Programme as well as part of the European Union’s Natura 2000 network.

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Ostrich ferns in Mustavuori © Jussi Helimäki
Services and routes

You will find more detailed route descriptions and services on this subpage or on the side menu map at the upper right corner.

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Flowering fly honeysuckle © Eero Haapanen
History

The horses of Russian Cossacks pictured above could very well be grazing on the construction site of the fortifications of Mustavuori, but this particular photo was taken somewhere else in Helsinki.

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Horses of Russian Cossacks grazing in Helsinki in 1914, taking a break from working on the earthworks © Helsinki City Museum, Ivan Timiriasew
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