Part of the park was given to the University of Helsinki in 1829, for gardening. The oldest greenhouse was opened in 1889.
It is a place of several events, including concerts, the World Village event and The Tuska Open Air metal festival, which was held there from 2001 to 2010.
Pictures from the park
- virtualhelsinki.fi, Historical tour in Kaisaniemi park
- Kaisaniemi WebCam
- Helsingin Sanomien korttelisarja
- Kotuksen kaupunkinimistön historia