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Sky view over Matinkylä urban area and shopping mall Iso Omena

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Ainoa shopping Center

The AINOA Shopping Center in the Tapiola district is full of fashion, lifestyle, restaurants, coffee shops, and indulgence. From AINOA, there are excellent connections to other parts of Espoo or neighboring areas by metro or busses.
The shopping experience is improved by Finland's largest pedestrian town and its shops and services surrounding AINOA. Several cultural venues and events are held annually nearby this shopping paradise, such as Espoo Cultural Centre, The Exhibition Centre WeeGee, and The Espoo City Theatre.  

The name of the shopping center, AINOA, was also inspired by the character of Aino in Kalevala, the national epic of Finland. This epic theme is evident in many of the details at the shopping center, such as the decoration of the oak paneling and, of course, the AINOA logo. The national epic has also influenced the egg-shaped squares surrounding the shopping center's numerous stores and services. 


Iso Omena Shopping Center

Iso Omena Shopping Center has over 200 fashion, leisure, and interior design shops, an excellent selection of grocery stores, and a wide range of public and private services. The Service Square offers the services of a library and health center. From the restaurant world, visitors can find delicious food and drinks. 

Iso Omena is a sustainable shopping center, and an essential part of their business is different environment certificates. With the certificates, the shopping center evaluates their environmental impacts like water and energy consumption, recycling, and traffic communication.
Iso Omena has been granted three certificates. The latest one is Breeam In Use. Iso Omena's extension part has the highest possible environment rating, LEED® Platinum -level environment certificate. Iso Omena also got the Safe Retail Destination certificate among the first in Finland. Iso Omena is a carbon-neutral shopping center, and they use district heating produced with 100% renewable energy sources and waste heat. CO2 emission is 0. 

Shopping center Iso Omena is located in Matinkylä, Espoo, with direct access to the Länsiväylä and Ring II motorways. Iso Omena is easily accessible by metro and buses, and the metro station is called Matinkylä. Check your own routes and schedules directly from HSL's website. The first 2 hours are free parking for Iso Omena's customers. Drive to parking from Piispansilta, Markkinakatu, or Suomenlahdentie. All the entrances have bicycle stands nearby.


Lippulaiva Shopping Center

Lippulaiva is a welcoming shopping center in Espoonlahti, near the Länsiväylä highway. Lippulaiva offers a large variety of essential services and specialized shops. Good connections and over 700 free parking places guarantee a comfortable shopping trip. The highlight of the shopping center is the famous Lippulaiva Library on the 3rd floor.


Sello Shopping Center

Sello is one of the largest and most popular shopping centers in the Nordics. Over 170 stores, including over 30 restaurants, are ready to serve you. Sello Shopping Centre is located in Espoo, 12 minutes by train from downtown Helsinki, and was Europe's first shopping center to receive LEED EB PLATINUM green building certification.


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