The city of good connections
Riihimäki is a rapidly growing and developing city in the Southern Finland. Located only an hour away from the capital city of Finland, Helsinki, Riihimäki is easily reachable by car, bus or train. There are also good connections to and from the Helsinki-Vantaa airport.
The city used to be called the crystal city for its valuable glass production. Back in the days Riihimäki was one of the biggest hubs of glass design and production in Finland. Many famous and iconic glass designs have been born there. Though the glass production has ended in the city, there are still plenty of history left. Riihimäki has a rich and versatile history in manufacturing and today the city is home for many large companies in Finland such as Valio, Würth and Fortum, providing abundant job opportunities also for students.
The center has been built among parks and greenery which provides a charming environment to live in. The center itself is compact and its easy to get around by bike, foot or the local bus. For any culture lovers, Riihimäki offers plenty of museums and music and theater experiences. In addition, the city is surrounded by beautiful nature that invites you to relax.