Kurjenmäki - Mäntymäki


Embraced by large parks, Kurjenmäki-Mäntymäki is a green neighborhood close to the center of Turku. Residents are delighted with the versatile services in the area.

Mäntymäki and Kurjenmäki are located a few kilometers from the center of Turku, next to Samppalinna, Vartiovuori, and Kupittaanpuisto parks, which house excellent facilities for different types of sports. You can walk to the city center in less than half an hour and the public transport connections are splendid.

Mäntymäki consists mainly of apartment building blocks and detached houses. Its most famous buildings are the so-called star houses built in the 1950s, whose architecture has been inspired by Swedish-style tower houses. There are also new apartment buildings currently under construction. If you explore the area further, you can find a verdant allotment garden called Kupittaan siirtolapuutarha and rocky tree-covered hills of Huvituksenkallio and Harakkakallio.

You can find all-encompassing public and private sector services in this neighborhood, including Turku City Hospital and Citymarket in Kupittaa. An influential and active neighborhood association Martinrantaseura is working in Mäntymäki. From Martinrantaseura’s magazines you can read the history of the area and get to know its social activities.

How do you feel about a green neighborhood close to the city center?

Neighborhood features

Natural environment
parks nearby

Built environment
close to the city center
residential area
apartment buildings

Building types
detached houses
wooden houses
low-rise apartment buildings
terraced houses
high-rise apartment buildings

Area is

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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 51 % students 10 % retired 29 % under 14 years old 10 % others 11 %
% of residents

Housing types

home ownership 45 % renting 53 % other types of housing 2 %
% of housing

Average age of the residents

43,5 years
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2 km to the Center of Turku