Central Helsinki Tour

4.3 / 5

4 reviews

Central Helsinki Tour

From $116.26 per person

Discover the rich cultural tapestry of Helsinki on a 3-hour walking tour of the city’s most prominent sights. Receive personalized attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 8 people. Enjoy the 2019 "European Capital of Smart Tourism".

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German
Wheelchair accessible
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • See Rock Church, Senate Square, Helsinki Cathedral, City Hall and the Market Square
  • See all highlights of Helsinki in an efficient way
  • Discover Helsinki like a local with a local guide
Full description
Meet your expert local guide at Helsinki Cathedral and join your small group walking tour to discover Finland's capital.   Listen as your guide shares intimate knowledge of the city and arrive at Senate Square, a significant site shrouded in historical heritage. Pass the exuberant Helsinki Cathedral, admire the classical facades of the Rock Church and the Finlandia Hall before enjoying the brightly colored houses of Mannerheim district, a quaint canal side district. Hear about the varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights. Then continue through the green Esplanade Park between luxury houses and cafés in neo renaissance style.  Pose for photos beside the Market Square, and scour the scenery for the Presidential Palace. Then delve into the vibrant atmosphere of the food market in Helsinki. Browse enticing food stalls at the Market Square and marvel at the gorgeous architectural offerings, which include fine examples of Modernism, Functionalism, and Art Nouveau. Conclude your tour at the market and bid your guide and group farewell.
Includes
  • Local professional guide
  • Small-group walking tour
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

Meet at Senate Square, by the Alexander II Statue.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • If you are on a cruise ship, please hop on a tram or the shuttle to avoid the shore excursion traffic
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 4 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    3.5/5
  • Service
    3.7/5
  • Organization
    3.7/5
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Really expensive and not professional at all.

The tour was led by a woman who showed up late at the meeting point without any sign and then after 20 minutes of my waiting around and calling the agency she came to introduce herself and said she lost her sign and was "looking for me". In the end she explained she is a freelance interpretor and not a tour guide. She appeared to be struggling with what to do with me, and kept bringing me to shopping centres and commenting on Christmas decorations, which was really not the point of paying 125 euros for a 3h city tour. After two hours, I just gave up and excused myself, as I thought it would be better and more enjoyable to walk around by myself and read from my guidebook. Don't book it!

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December 19, 2018

Great Tour!

November 24, 2017

Ein informativer Rundgang.

September 8, 2019

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