Sauna

Sauna

Have you heard of Sauna? A sauna is a room that has a high temperature and you use the sauna for bathing. The Finnish word is sauna which is also the word used international. Finnish sauna has a long tradition in Finland. In the past, before the hospitals and public health care, it was in the sauna life began and ended. Children were born in the sauna, and the sauna was the place for washing the dead. The cleanest place in the home with a temperature of plus 60-110 degrees. For Finnish people the sauna is a place to relax with friends and family, and a place for physical and mental relaxation as well. Finns think of saunas not as a luxury, but as a necessity. The sauna is usually located inside the Finnish home. You can visit Saunasaari, a sauna island 15 minutes by boat from Helsinki completely dedicated to saunas. This makes it easy for tourists to try the sauna.