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    Kerava

    Kerava’s motto is “small but great Kerava”. Although the town is small, it has a big heart. Kerava is a lively town that constantly improves its services to benefit its residents. Kerava offers a nice atmosphere – beautiful nature combined with a small-town feel. There are many cosy Lumo rental apartments in Kerava, in attractive locations near the best services. The town offers convenient connections to Helsinki, Tampere and Lahti by car and train.

    Living in Kerava

    Kerava offers both modern, central homes and single-family housing in more quiet areas. Considering its small size, the population in Kerava is relatively large, but Kerava is still comfortable as a living environment. Several new Lumo rental apartments have been completed in Kerava in recent years, and many buildings have also been renovated to meet today’s standards.

    The residential areas in Kerava are the centre, Alikerava, Ylikerava, Sompio, Kaleva, Ahjo, Lapila, Koivikko, Kilta, Kannisto, Sorsakorpi, Kaskela, Jokivarsi and Savio. The centre is suitable for people who want to live in an apartment building near services and the railway station. The centre of Kerava is dense and built around an European-inspired pedestrian street. The centre has many Lumo rental apartments. Jaakkola, the residential area in the immediate vicinity of the centre, is also a great choice for residents who appreciate a central location.
    Many of the Lumo apartments in Kerava are located in Savio, a more spacious neighbourhood that is surrounded by nature and also has its own train station. The largest neighbourhood in Kerava is Kaleva, a detached housing area popular among families with children. Kaleva offers many cosy and family-friendly rental apartments. Alikerava is known for the Sinebrychoff brewery. The Lumo homes in Alikerava are an excellent choice for residents looking for single-family housing.

    Good public transportation

    One of the reasons for Kerava’s popularity is its excellent connections to central Helsinki and the Helsinki Metropolitan Area at large. Kerava is located along the main railway, which guarantees fast connections by train into all directions. Commuter trains stop at Kerava, and central Helsinki is accessible in 25 minutes. Connections to the neighbouring municipalities of Tuusula, Järvenpää, Sipoo and Vantaa are also excellent. The Kerava–Lahti railway line takes you to Lahti in less than an hour on local trains.

    The Lahti motorway is located to the east of Kerava, and the distance to Helsinki is 39 kilometres by car. East–west highways connect Kerava with Porvoo and St. Petersburg in the east or Nurmijärvi, Hämeenlinna and Tampere in the west. Helsinki Airport is within 15 minutes from Kerava by car.

    Pedestrian centre with good services

    The pedestrian street in central Kerava is the local meeting place. The one-kilometre pedestrian street has been awarded by the Finnish Association of Architects, and it is fully closed from vehicle traffic. The services and business life in Kerava centre around the pedestrian street. The pedestrian street houses frequent events, such as markets, festivals and parties. With beautiful plants in the park, the area offers a nice environment for residents. The pedestrian street was first introduced in the 1960s, in a city plan that featured a ring road around the densely populated centre.

    Joys of nature and sports in Kerava

    The municipal forests are freely accessible to the residents of Kerava, as permitted by the right of public access. Kerava also has many beautiful parks and green areas for outdoor recreation. Kerava meets the needs of families and children, offering them comfortable and safe playgrounds that are regularly maintained. Popular green areas in Kerava include the central park, Paasikivenpuisto, Aurinkomäki, Salavapuisto and Sompio.

    There are many active sports clubs in Kerava, offering a wide range of different sports. The clubs organise both recreational and competitive sports activities. Examples of hobbies available at Kerava are football, ice sports, swimming, track and field, skiing, athletics or budo arts. Sports venues can be found across Kerava, and they are easy to access by foot, bicycle or public transport. Kerava also has a popular outdoor swimming pool that opens every summer. It was built in 1957 and is protected by the National Board of Antiquities. The jogging trails in Pihkaniitty and Ahjo are the perfect place for outdoor recreation, and Kerava promotes biking by keeping its bicycle lanes in good condition. Kerava has an extensive network of pedestrian and bicycle lanes, and the city has received the Tienviitta award by the Finnish Traffic and Transportation Planning Association for its active promotion of bicycle and pedestrian traffic through urban planning.

    Culture in Kerava

    The library of Kerava houses frequent concerts. There are two interesting museums in Kerava: the Kerava Museum and the Kerava Art Museum. The summer is the busiest time of activities in Kerava, welcoming residents and visitors alike to enjoy the diverse selection of urban events. Kerava Manor is a beautiful venue for various cultural events, particularly in the summer. Art gallery Alli is the local venue for exhibitions.