Helsinki Sex Guide advises where to find sex, prostitution, street hookers, brothels, red-light districts, sex shops, prostitutes, erotic massage parlors, strip clubs and escorts in Helsinki, Finland.
Helsinki (in Finnish) or Helsingfors (in Swedish) is the capital city of Finland. There are about 1,1 million people living in Helsinki and its surrounding cities (Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen).
- 1 Sex and Prostitution in Helsinki
- 2 Helsinki Female Escorts
- 3 Red Light Districts
- 4 Prostitutes and Sex Workers
- 5 Street Hookers
- 6 Live Sex Cams
- 7 Adult Locations
- 8 Escort Services and Agencies
- 9 Erotic Massage Parlors
- 10 Brothels and Sex Clubs
- 11 Strip Clubs and Striptease
- 12 Karaoke and KTVs
- 13 Swinger Clubs and BDSM
- 14 Sex Shops and Adult Stores
- 15 Love Hotels and Short Time Hotels
- 16 Nightclubs and Bars
- 17 Gay and Lesbian
- 18 Other Adult Services
- 19 Dating
- 20 How to find Sugar Babies and Sugar Daddies
- 21 MILFs
- 22 Transsexuals and Shemales
- 23 Transsexual Escorts
- 24 Sexual Services for Women
- 25 BDSM
- 26 Sleeping and Girl Friendly Hotels
- 27 Stay Safe
- 28 Prostitution Law and Statistics
- 29 See Also
Sex and Prostitution in Helsinki
Prostitution itself is legal in Finland (soliciting in a public place is illegal) but organized prostitution (operating a brothel or a prostitution ring and other forms of pimping) is illegal. 69% of prostitutes are foreigners in Helsinki.
It's easy to get sex in Helsinki with local drunken girls who are willing to have one-night stands. There is lot of action in different bars and nightclubs in Helsinki city center on weekends. In summer time you can spot many party girls during week days. Monday and Tuesday are a bit quiet.
Helsinki Female Escorts
You can find escorts working in Helsinki all year around. Most of them are from Eastern Europe, Russia, Africa or Baltics, but sometimes you can also find local girls.
Red Light Districts
Kallio district has lots of Massage parlors that provide sex services. You can find them from at least every corner. Most of the thai massage places are between Helsinginkatu and Vaasankatu. Prices range 20 - 100 euros. There are also about 7 different "privaatti" (private) show places in Vaasankatu. You will pay 20-50 euros for a show with a stripper in a private room where you are allowed to masturbate. Most of these strippers will then sell you extra services such as hand-jobs, blow-jobs or full service. There may be some street prostitutes also on Aleksiskivenkatu which is one street below the Vaasankatu. In 1990s there where about 50 Russian and Estonian street hookers ever given day, but the golden days are now gone and girls are working now online. Today you have to be very lucky to find a street walker there. Best spot to look them from are the bus stops front of the Dallapenpuisto at Aleksiskivenkatu and around Kinaporinpuisto park. These girls are either older Russian street whores or Finnish junkies. Price for a quickie is around 50€, but blow-job can be bargained down to 20€.
Prostitutes and Sex Workers
Helsinki is not the best place to find open prostitution. It's possible to find sex and actually very easy but a bit hidden compared to other European cities. Helsinki has few places where to find Streetwalkers. Vip Escorts can be found from strip clubs. But the most popular form of prostitution is in-call escorts.
- Best way to find prostitutes in Helsinki (and everywhere else in Finland for that matter) is through an online advertisement. In Helsinki most in-call escorts are foreigners and they work from the private flats which they rent for a short time or from the hotels. Most escorts tend to have rooms in the Kamppi, Punavuori, Kallio and Töölö areas. In nearby city Espoo, the working girls can be found from the Leppävaara which is just a short train drive from the Helsinki city centre, some of the escorts also work in Kilo and Suvela. In Vantaa, most escorts work near the Helsinki-Vantaa airport and Flamingo shopping mall.
- Massage parlors are very common in Finland. Most of erotic massage providers in Finland are from Thailand and often Thai massage salons are located in the old strip malls and Kallio Red-light district.
- In 2014 major cities in Finland (mainly Helsinki, Turku and Tampere) have got more and more prostitutes coming to work from Czech Republic. The number of Czech hookers had increased a lot from last years. Many sex workers also come to Finland from Estonia, Russia, Romania, Hungary and from African countries like Nigeria and Ghana. Foreign prostitutes cost about 80-100 euros per 30 min and 100-150 euros per one hour. Local Finnish working girls are often more difficult to find but there are still many of them.
Having sex with a street sex worker in Helsinki is much more safe than in many other countries. Helsinki street prostitutes work in safe areas because prostitution is legal and you do not need to head to dangerous neighborhoods to find street prostitutes in Helsinki. However the street prostitution is a dying industry in Finland as more and more guys are meeting escorts online. The number of street prostitutes has been in a huge decline since 1990s in Helsinki.
- City Center, You can find street whore and Prostitutes in Helsinki from the beginning of Eerikinkatu the side closer to city center and also between Kalevankatu and Mannerheimintie. On weekends there are between 10 to 20 Streetwalkers after 2 AM until 5 AM. During the week days you may find few hookers by night. Half of them are from Russia or East-Europe and another half of the street prostitutes are black African and Latin. They charge around 100-200 euros for short time so the prices are a bit high compared to Kallio district. On week days you have better possibilities to negotiate lower prices because the demand is higher on weekends. Street walkers in city center are mostly over 25 year-olds but you can also find some newbie gems who has came i.e. Jamaica or different African countries. There are also some street prostitutes from Estonia. Regularly they do have own apartment in city center so you don't have to take them to your hotel room or apartment. There are also some African street prostitutes In the intersection of Mikonkatu and Mannerheimintie. Also sometimes you may see some street girls on Aleksanterinkatu at the front of the restaurant Konig. Price for short time sex is same from 100 to 200€. They are not very aggressive unless you go talk to them yourself, so you can browse and take your time.
- It is also very common to get pick-pocketed by the street prostitutes. At the early morning wee hours street whores hang out at the front of the Forum McDonalds on Mannerheimintie and try to steal wallets and cellphones from the drunk people who are getting food after the Helsinki nightclubs have closed. If you are drunk and take a street girl to your home or a hotel room. It is also very risky as they may steal your belongings or in a worst case drug you and then steal all of your stuff.
- Front of the Alcatraz strip club in Kalevankatu you can find mostly Russian street sex workers.
- Lately some African street prostitutes have been seen on Citykäytävä and surrounding areas. This place is opposite of the Central Railway Station main doors.
- Kallio , Aleksis Kiven katu (street) has been a famous for street hookers for a decade. Mostly people are searching here street whores by a car. It's cheaper to pick up a street girl in here than in the city centre. Some local old women and some Russian ladies can be spotted in Aleksis kiven katu, but very rarely. Price for prostitute is around 50 - 100 euros for suck and fuck. Blowjob costs 20 to 50 euros. This area is sometime completely empty and you may not find any whores. But during the summer there are sometimes couple of prostitutes in the daytime and evening. Some of the street whores in Aleksis Kiven Katu use drugs so be a careful.
- If you are in this area, it is probably safer to use your cash in the Vaasankatu which has many private striptease show clubs and Thai massage shops. Some of these massage and striptease clubs also sell many different kind of extra services behind the curtains and Vaasankatu and the nearby areas are considered by many as a Helsinki Red-light district.
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You can find adult entertainment places from the Helsinki map.
Escort Services and Agencies
You cannot find any legal escort agencies in Helsinki. Many independent escorts advertise their services online though.
Erotic Massage Parlors
There are 200 massage parlors in Finland and 54 are located in Helsinki mainly in the Kallio district. Every little suburb in Helsinki also have their own Thai massage parlour. Usually located in the old strip mall next to a pub or small shop. More Asian Massage Parlors can be found from nearby cities Espoo and Vantaa.
Basically most AMP´s in Finland have Thai girls working and usually these mini brothels charge between 25-35 euros for a half-hour massage or 50-60€ for one hour massage. Results vary according to the forum reference, but most of the time massage is a bad quality and after half of the time is used the girl asks if you want extras. If you say no; she may just leave the room and not massage you anymore. Extras usually start from 50€, but you can always negotiate a hand-job for example 20€, but sex is very hard to negotiate under 100€. The interesting thing is that this is legal if the women work but are not pimped out. Several are heard to be profitable but unsurprisingly enough some are suspected of human trafficking and tax fraud. You can get the best deal if you negotiate what you need before paying the massage.
Kallio area in Helsinki has plenty of Massage parlors that provide sex services. You can find them from at least every corner. Most of the thai massage places are between Helsinginkatu and Vaasankatu. There are more then 30 of them and each has 1-5 girls working. Other highly Thai massage parlour concentrated area is Itäkeskus, where you can find many Thai massage places offering Erotic massage. None of these massage salons are located inside the Itäkeskus shopping center, they are all spread around it.
See Also: Thai Massage Guide to Finland
Brothels and Sex Clubs
Brothels are illegal in Finland. Only brothels you will find in Helsinki are one-girl brothels which are basically just normal rental apartments where an incall escort is working. Sometimes in these flats might be living a couple of girls.
These days it's also very common that foreign working girl (often from Czech Republic) comes to Helsinki for a couple of weeks. She rents a flat from AirBnB and uses that for incall escorting services.
Strip Clubs and Striptease
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Private Striptease and Peep Shows
There are many private striptease places in Kallio district. These are similar to he Peep Shows, but you will get much closer to the girl and will be in the same room just with her. Most are located at the Vaasankatu just a couple minute walk from the Sornainen metro stop. You will first pay 20€ for 10 minute of striptease in a private room. Then in the room you can masturbate while you watch the girl dancing. They will always get nude and finger them self and sometimes also use a dildo. Often they will also sell you extras such as hand-job for 20€ and some even sell sex. There are maybe 7 of these "privaatti" private show places in Vaasankatu. Usually they open at 11am and close at 9pm, but some stay open until midnight and even later on weekends. Best service is always at the Hot Girls Privaatti Show at the Vaasankatu. Most dancers at the Hot Girls are from Finland and the owners are Finns. Some of the "privaatti" shows have only Russian & Estonian girls, but there are also some South American girls. There is also on private erotic show in the city centre called Queens Show. It is the oldest private striptease show place in Helsinki. There are no more coin operated erotic peep shows In Helsinki as the last one closed in mid 2000 in Iso Roobertinkatu.
Crystal Show Club and Alacatraz are the most popular strip clubs in Helsinki but there are few other nude bars as well.
Strippers in Helsinki will most likely charge much more than the street prostitutes or escorts, a quick bang in VIP room may cost 200 to 300€.
Striptease in Helsinki, Finland
Striptease is a dance performance, during which the dancer stripping or takes off her clothes one by one. Striptease dance performances are usually in erotic restaurants and clubs. There are both men and women strippers. Strippers get income from tips the money that customers give them. Strippers specialize in providing erotic-sexual dance service. Striptease dancer work does not belong in order to provide sexual contact and massages. Strippers should not be touched unless they allows it, and often striptease dancers are not allowed to touch the customers pandering to avoid prosecution. In Finland stripping is legal profession. Private performances can be ordered from an adult, but such services, the purchase of a minor is a crime. Strippers can be ordered in a variety of social gatherings and summer parties.
Karaoke and KTVs
Helsinki has numerous karaoke bars but these are not like the KTVs in Asia. Karaoke places in Helsinki are just normal places where people go to drink and sing. Do not go to these bars for mongering. Of course you can still find normal Finnish girls from these venues like in any other bars in Helsinki. If you are a talented singer, your chances to find a girl to have sex for free increases naturally.
Swinger Clubs and BDSM
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People in Finland are quite open minded about sex and over 80% of Finnish girls think that one night stands are OK. Many Finnish girls will easily have a three some, but unfortunately there are only few Swingers groups in Helsinki area. Villi Ira´s Swingers parties are the most well known swingers parties in Finland.
You can also find the Flamingo Spa near the airport (Tasetie 8, 01510 Vantaa). This is a big spa complex that has "adults only" K20 area. There is no nudity in this area, but many couples are making out in the pool and being very close to each other in the sauna. You can really feel the erotic feeling in here, but sex is not allowed in the premises! Entrance is 18-24€. There are six different saunas and alcohol is also served.
Sex Shops and Adult Stores
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Sex shops in Helsinki:
- There are many sex shops in Kallio district. Most of them are located in Vaasankatu.
Love Hotels and Short Time Hotels
You cannot find any love hotels in Helsinki. There are only normal hotels where you can book a room for the night, so one or two hour reservations cannot be made.
Nightclubs and Bars
You can find escorts at some of the Helsinki nightclubs. Cost is usually 150 to 300 Euro per hour.
Boat trips from Finland to Estonia and Sweden are real drunken orgies. Everyone is super drunk and people go there to have fun. One of the easiest places to get laid for free in Finland are these boat trips. You can easily bring a partner to your cabin. You just have to make a deal with your traveling friends that it's OK to take a sex partner to your cabin. Passengers are all ages and also older cougars like to hunt younger men on the boat. There is usually at least one nightclub and several bars on each boats. Good thing is that you have chances to meet also Swedish and Estonian girls on these boats, and of course other tourists as well.
Gay and Lesbian
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Helsinki ranks among Europe's most progressive and gay-friendly cities. On 28 November 2014, the Finnish Parliament voted 105-92 to allow an amendment to permit same sex marriage. This makes Finland the 12th nation in Europe to legalise same sex marriage. The bill is now pending signature by the President. Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb has shown support for the bill and says it is likely to be signed by the President. The law came out of a citizen's initiative and the Prime Minister boosts this as "a prime example of citizen power. In late June, and extending into early July, the city celebrates Helsinki Gay Pride, comprising a week's worth of events. This year's dates are June 24 through June 30, 2013. Typically about 10,000 participants attend Pride in Helsinki, making it one of the city's largest events. In the recent years there has been articles in the Finnish newspapers about the male prostitution in Helsinki. Some of the Iraqi, Syrian and Afghan asylum seekers works as a male prostitutes in the Helsinki gay cruising clubs in the Kamppi area. Price for a sex with these male gigolos is around 25€ to 50€.
Gay Clubs and Bars
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Gay Cinemas, Adult Arcades and Sex Shops
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Nudist Beaches and Gay Saunas
There are two small islands close to the city center. Available only in summer time. Both of them are good hotspots to find gay crowd. Dress code in a Finnish Sauna is always "Nude and NO swimming trunks". So any public sauna in Finland is a great gay cruising spot and perfect spot to check out the cocks. Just be discreet because some of the men can get offended if tried to be picked up. One spot to try for men is a nudist sauna and swimming place on Yrjönkatu 21b. This sauna has hours for men only and women only. So please check out the hours from Yrjönkatu Sauna Hours. This is not a gay sauna, so be discreet.
- Pihlajasaari, you can take a local ferry from Kaivopuisto Harbour, close from the Café Carusell to get there.
- Seurasaari, you can use public transport to get there.
Gay Cruising, Glory Holes and Parks
- Car cruising in Porvoo motorway, Porvoo motorway, nr 6, Helsinki
- Cruising is at the last resting place before Keha III (ringway) when driving from Porvoo to Helsinki. Afternoon or evening are the best times. Just go to the woods next to resting area.
- Laakso Central Park, (Mannerheimintie to Laakarinkatu to Central Park)
- All kinds of men from young to old. Youn ones usually around 5 to 8 pm. Place is cruisy all day, but best times are from 5-8pm. The area is quite large, you'll find the buziest places by following the most worn footpaths. (Not the roads, there is straight people walking there.) Cruisiest Spots are where you see the footpaths. Trams 3, 7 stop with Olympic stadion walk to the opposite to Olympic stadion; Trams 10, 4 stop with Tullinpuomi and walk to Laakarinkatu to Central Park
- Mantymaki Park, Helsinki
- This is small park area which can be quite cruisy during evenings & nights. It is a small park between Olympic stadium and National Opera. Best times: When guys are coming from clubs (2-5am) and also late in the evenings.
- Hietalahti Beach, At the west end of Hesperian Katu, Helsinki
- Young beach hunks. There is a old wooden building with a cafe and dressing rooms in the beach, three booths with peep holes. Also now there is a newer dressing rooms built, but there are not as much cruising going on.
- Itakeskus Shopping Centre, Itakeskus, Helsinki
- Crowd: People from early 20's all the way to much older persons. This includes the straight guys too, so little precaution is advisable. Best times are from noon-6pm. Go to a cubicle or stand at the urinals (located next to the two cubicles) and wait and listen. Usually those in cubicles make some noises if they are doing something else than just having a . The toilet isn't that big, so it's all a cruisiest spot.
Other Adult Services
There are good options for some nightclubs with open minded normal girls worth to visit in Helsinki. It's very easy to hook up with Finnish drunken girls at nightclubs and getting laid is not impossible at all.
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Most shemale escorts in Helsinki advertise on internet and work from the private flats. There are around 10 transexual prostitutes who live and work all year in Helsinki, few Finnish trannies and about 5 Thai Ladyboys. These "local" trannies work mostly in the suburbs such as Kallio and Itäkeskus. Local transgirls are always cheaper and charge around 100-120€ for half-hour, but you can always negotiate. Most thai t-girls work in the massage parlours and private flats at the Kallio Red-light district, but they change the parlour where they work quite often. Travelling international Transsexual Escorts also travel very often to Helsinki. Usually every week there will be couple new t-girls in Helsinki and they usually stay about 1 week in Helsinki and then head to the other cities in Finland such as Tampere and Turku. Almost all of the time travelling t-girls stay at the Kamppi area in private flats. International transsexual escorts almost always charge 150€ for half-hour and 250€ for one hour. Most international shemale escorts come from Brazil and Spain. Sometime there are also t-girls from Asian countries and Italy.
Usually you can find just one or a couple of visiting tranny escorts in Helsinki. They usually don't stay very long in one city.
Sexual Services for Women
Women can find many drunk men from the night clubs who are looking for sex, especially on weekends.
In Helsinki, you will easily find good dominatrix or mistresses. There are not many organised BDSM activities or fetish clubs, but there are hidden underground BDSM communities located throughout the city. Back in the 1990s the most famous dominatrix in Finland was Veronica, then in 2000 the popular dominatrix was Diana Ball and today Villi Ira is the most known one. In Helsinki best BDSM premises are Domina Nicole, Carita´s Villikammio, Lady Domina Johanna, Studio X and Villi-Ira.
Sleeping and Girl Friendly Hotels
Many hotels are ok with that if you bring guests in to your room. But easiest way to spend a night with a girl is probably just to rent an apartment from AirBnB or other online services. Most prostitutes in Helsinki work from the reception free hotels or a private apartments in Kamppi, Punavuori and Kallio area.
See also: Global list of girl friendly hotels
In Helsinki it is very safe to be. The crime rate is one of the lowest in the world. You should avoid contacts of drunken local men who might be aggressive sometimes. If you go with a street prostitute in Helsinki you only need to use common sense. Otherwise there are no risks.
Prostitution Law and Statistics
Prostitution itself is legal in Finland (soliciting in a public place is illegal) but organized prostitution (operating a brothel or a prostitution ring and other forms of pimping) is illegal. In June 2006, parliament voted by 158 to 15 with four abstentions to approve a bill which outlaws the buying of sexual services from prostitutes if it is linked to human trafficking.
According to a recent TAMPEP study, 69% of prostitutes are foreigners, but now days the percentage is probably much higher for foreign sex workers. For example Finland has lots of Czech girls working in major cities.
As of 2009, there was little 'visible' prostitution in Finland as it was mostly limited to private residences and nightclubs in larger metropolitan areas.
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