Harapainen is a peaceful residential area consisting mainly of small houses on the southern side of the city centre. However, it is only a short walking distance from Harapainen to the city centre, and the good bus connections ensure flexible travel between the educational institutes and home. You can travel to the nearest educational institutes from Harapainen easily on foot or by bicycle.
In Harapainen, you can enjoy the vicinity of nature with pleasant hiking routes and a sports field. The stunning parks in the area are in active use, and dog walkers can be seen on the streets every day. The residents of the area have a tight community which can be seen, for example, in the form of joint flea market days in the spring.
All the culture services and shopping opportunities of the city centre can be easily reached. There are several grocery shops just a stone’s throw away and Myllymäki’s diverse markets can be easily travelled to by bicycle. You can walk to the train and bus station in less than ten minutes.
Centre: 1 km
LUT and LAB: 7 km
Sampo: 2 km