Itäharju is a beautiful neighborhood filled with colorful wooden houses and sandy roads. Services are nearby and the area is inhabited mostly by students and families with children.

Itäharju is located next to the university and technology center, about three kilometers from the city center. The development of Kupittaa will also impact western Itäharju in the future, as there is a plan to expand the Turku Science Park to expand into the area.

The residential area of Itäharju is full of idyllic wooden houses. Itäharju also includes Jaani's apartment building area built in the 1970s. Itäharju is quite densely populated, yet small parks between the houses and green backyards create a cozy atmosphere. In the southern part of Itäharju, there is an area full of small industries and services. An active homeowners association, Itäharjun Omakotitaloyhdistys ry promotes residents' interests and community spirit in Itäharju.

There is a great variety of public and private sector services in the Itäharju area. And what you can't find in Itäharju, you can find right next to it in the Eastern Center or Kupittaa. The Turku University Hospital (TYKS) also operates in the area. It is easy to move around in the area by bike, by car or by bus. In addition, the connections to Helsinki are great as the Kupittaa railway station is nearby and the connection to Helsinki highway is right behind the corner.

Are you delighted with wooden houses and sandy roads close to the city center?

Neighborhood features

Natural environment
parks nearby

Built environment
residential area
apartment buildings
business cluster

Building types
detached houses
wooden houses
high-rise apartment buildings
terraced houses
newly built

Area is

Articles about neighborhoods

Price level in the neighborhood info

Housing sales prices

Above average
Average price in Turku: 2090 €/m2
The price level is indicative.

Neighborhood residents info

Primary life situation

working 48 % students 18 % retired 18 % under 14 years old 16 % others 14 %
% of residents

Housing types

home ownership 40 % renting 59 % other types of housing 1 %
% of housing

Average age of the residents

36 years
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4 km to the Center of Turku