Telakkaranta is an old shipyard area transforming to become a stylish neighborhood located in one of the most scenic locations in Turku at the mouth of the river Aura.

Telakkaranta is located at the southern banks of the river Aura, approximately 3 km from the city center. Due to the scenery, location and new high-rise buildings, the area has the most expensive apartments in Turku. Historical buildings have been protected and, for example, the old industrial building of Manilla is serving as a cultural center.

In addition to the new luxurious homes by the river Aura, Vilkkilänmäki neighborhood is a site of modern architecture, with a river view and lush parks. Telakkaranta area has excellent public transport, and the legendary river ferry Föri is taking passengers across the river. The area is also ideal for boat owners as the marina is just across the river. The neighborhood has a grocery store and other services can be quickly reached in the city center.

The communal activities are organized by an influential and active neighborhood association, Martinrantaseura. They have published various magazines covering the history of the area and its social activities.

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Neighborhood features

Natural environment
by the riverside
by the sea
parks nearby

Built environment
close to the city center
apartment buildings

Building types
high-rise apartment buildings
newly built

Neighborhood characteristics
new residential area

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 52 % students 9 % retired 27 % under 14 years old 12 % others 12 %
% of residents

Housing types

home ownership 47 % renting 51 % other types of housing 2 %
% of housing

Average age of the residents

42 years
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3 km to the Center of Turku