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Helsinki Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

Helsinki Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt and City Tour

Get to know Helsinki at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts and legends. An ideal outdoor activity for first time visitors, couples, groups, families, and children. Can be used as a great team-building activity. After downloading the tour app on your mobile device (instructions received via email after booking), simply use the app and integrated maps to find your way to 10 attractions in Helsinki. You can choose to start the activity at any time. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the city sightseeing game. Once you begin, you'll solve a location-based riddle at each attraction and unlock the next location you need to visit. Work as a team and use logic, imagination, observation, and problem solving to make your way around the city. The app also includes facts and information about each location you stop at, so you'll be close to a local by the end of your adventure. As you explore, you can stop for a coffee, lunch, or a break at any time. Start your tour at the imposing Finnish National Theatre, with its excellent acoustics! Visit the Ateneum with its unique exhibits and explore Helsinki Cathedral with its stunning white facade. Take a photo at Helsinki's Market Square in the city center and get lost in the historic Vanha Kauppahalli, with its unique history. Visit the uniquely themed Shipwreckinen. You will also pass by Helsinki's Design Museum with its unique exhibits. Admire St. John's Church, the largest stone church in Finland. See, walk, and relax Old Church Park in the city center, while the Three Smiths Statue will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour.

Helsinki: Free Guided City Sights and Culture Walking Tour

Helsinki: Free Guided City Sights and Culture Walking Tour

Meet your guide in the impressive Senate Square which is surrounded by sights like the iconic White Church, the University of Helsinki, and the Government Palace. Begin your adventure in Old Helsinki, where you can uncover Finland's facinating Russian and Swedish past. Pass through streets that are full of history and charm on your way to the Market Square, the cultural and gastronomic center of Helsinki. A place that, with the Uspensky Cathedral, Allas Swimming-pool and Sauna, the Presidential Palace and the Old Market is, a mixture of tradition and modernity. Continues on Esplanadi boulevard, where you are invited to appreciate its large offering of Finnish design products before reaching the Central Station Square . Enjoy the urban center of the city as you see the Central Station, the Ateneum and the city's artistic heart, National Theater. Finally, you arrive at Citizen's Square, where the new Central Library Oodi, the House of Music, Finlandiatalo, and the Kiasma Museum comprise the most modern face of Finland. Hear about Finland's literature, society, customs, and everyday life in an engaging way as you walk. Feel free to ask about anything and share your own experiences along the way. Get information and recommendations on what to see, eat, experience, and buy while visiting the city.

Helsinki: Small-Group Walking Tour with City Planner Guide

Helsinki: Small-Group Walking Tour with City Planner Guide

Get to know central Helsinki like a local on a small-group walking tour with a city planner. Take in the sights, culture, and history with your expert city planner guide who knows the city inside out. Ask any questions you like.  Find out tidbits of Helsinki’s past, from the plague in the middle ages to Lenin’s stay in the early 1900s. As you tour Helsinki city center, find out why a statue of a Russian Tsar is standing in the middle of the town, why Helsinkians picnic at an old burial site, and why an orthodox cathedral exists in the city.  Visit many of Helsinki’s most important landmarks, with a typical itinerary (weather, holidays, and events permitting) including: Senate Square, Helsinki Cathedral, National Library of Finland, Market Square, Uspenski Cathedral, the Presidential Palace, Allas Sea Pool, Esplanadi Park, Kappeli, Old Church Park, the Central Railway Station, Oodi, Lasipalatsi, Kamppi Chapel, and Amos Rex.

Helsinki: Historical Highlights Self-Guided Audio Tour

Helsinki: Historical Highlights Self-Guided Audio Tour

Terve! Welcome to Helsinki, the capital of Finland. On this walking tour, I’ll show you around the city while I share its historical ties to Sweden and Russia and fill you in on Finnish culture. Our walk begins in the shadows of Helsinki Cathedral in Senate square, the city’s political, religious, scientific, and commercial center. From there, I’ll point out some of the city’s main sites, and a few lesser-known ones too, like the Helsinki City Museum, one of the city’s oldest buildings. It’s home to approximately 1.5 million artifacts. I’ll also share a few amazing stories like how a salt warehouse was transformed into the Presidential Palace and how the Uspenski Cathedral, the largest orthodox church in Western Europe, was built. You’ll have the opportunity to stroll through Market Square, just like locals do, and hear the story of the Empress’ Stone. You’ll see Helsinki’s old market hall, and I’ll tell you how the First World War and the Finnish Civil War affected it. While you stroll through Esplanade Park, I’ll fill you in on the festival of Vappu and the story of Havis Amanda, the bronze statue that caused a splash when it was first revealed. Along the way, you can look forward to: • Decoding the symbolism hidden in the Alexander II sculpture • Taking in the impressive Allas Sea Pool and SkyWheel • Walking through the most famous park in Finland, Esplanade Park, which is also the green heart of Helsinki • Discovering the “Kappeli” restaurant, a local favorite among poets, writers, and artists in the 1900s • Finding out about Johan Ludvig Runeberg, a famous Finnish author, poet, and priest with Swedish roots • Hearing stories about the Swedish theatre, Svenska Teatern, and finding out about its current status • Passing by Stockmann, the oldest department store in Finland • Strolling down Alexander Street, one of the main shopping streets for locals This 90-minute tour is perfect for anyone who wants a taste of Finnish history while enjoying a glorious stroll in the heart of Helsinki!

Helsinki: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Helsinki: First Discovery Walk and Reading Walking Tour

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. Start your tour at the imposing Finnish National Theatre, with its excellent acoustics! Visit the Ateneum with its unique exhibits and explore Helsinki Cathedral with its stunning white facade. Take a photo at Helsinki's Market Square in the city center and get lost in the historic Vanha Kauppahalli, with its unique history. Visit the uniquely themed Shipwreckinen. You will also pass by Helsinki's Design Museum with its unique exhibits. Admire St. John's Church, the largest stone church in Finland. See, walk, and relax Old Church Park in the city center, while the Three Smiths Statue(where the tour ends) will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour.

CITY Tour with Food Tasting in Helsinki

CITY Tour with Food Tasting in Helsinki

With our City and Food tours, you get the best of both worlds: sightseeing and food. We'll serve you the freshest fish from Finnish waters, the finest rye bread, and exclusive caviar delicacies—all that while you get insider tips and explore Helsinki's unique charm with our expert guide. You will see the main central sights: Senate Square, Helsinki Cathedral, President Palace, the City Hall, Katajanokka district, Uspenski Cathedral, Allas Sea Pool, Market Square, Old Market Hall, Esplanadi park, and more. Our tours are perfect for all types of travellers, from solo adventurers to groups of friends. Don't miss out on this unique experience, book your tour now and get ready to explore! ALLERGIES Just let us know in advance and we will substitute, when necessary. PRIVATE TOUR Feel free to ask for any day and starting time between 10:00 am - 3:00 pm TRANSPORTATION Transfer can be added at checkout page for an extra cost.

Helsinki: Escape Game and Tour

Helsinki: Escape Game and Tour

Combine the excitement of a sightseeing city tour with an outdoor escape game fun on this self-guided smartphone walking tour in X. Find attractions easily with the app's navigation function. Download the app and start the game by going to the first location. Use observation, logic, imagination, and teamwork to solve the riddle at each location, the riddles are always hard. Pause the app at any point if you want to take a break, stop for coffee, or spend some more time visiting one of the sights. Play the game at your own pace. Start your tour at the imposing Finnish National Theatre, with its excellent acoustics! Visit the Ateneum with its unique exhibits and explore Helsinki Cathedral with its stunning white facade. Take a photo at Helsinki's Market Square in the city center and get lost in the historic Vanha Kauppahalli, with its unique history. Visit the uniquely themed Shipwreckinen. You will also pass by Helsinki's Design Museum with its unique exhibits. Admire St. John's Church, the largest stone church in Finland. See, walk, and relax Old Church Park in the city center, while the Three Smiths Statue will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour.

Modern Helsinki Free Walking Tour

Modern Helsinki Free Walking Tour

Modern Helsinki is a fascinating idea that goes well beyond amazing Finnish architecture and Nordic design. Modern Helsinki is a way of life, modern Helsinki is the personal experiences of its minorities, newcomers, locals and visitors. This tours takes you to parts of the city away from the traditional and touristy spots so you can have a different taste of the city. How is the everyday life of its citizens? We start with the most modern face of the city as its newest buildings will show. Step by step, however, you get deeper into the city to learn how its parks, façades and streets tell you the way in which this society has progressed. In this tour you will hear everything about the origins and functioning of the Welfare state and its provisions (education in Finland, social assistance, equality measures...), the challenges of the current society, and the history of racial and social minorities. With this tour you become one of us and discover that WE ALL ARE Modern Helsinki!

Private tour in Helsinki and Porvoo

Private tour in Helsinki and Porvoo

Porvoo Old Town is so fascinating historical stories that made Porvoo so popular, over half a million tourist destination, known for its well-preserved 18th- and 19th-century buildings, and the 15th-century Porvoo Cathedral. The Old Town and the Porvoonjoki River Valley are recognized as, together, one of the National landscapes of Finland. Helsinki city is known for its innovative art, unique culture, and modern architecture design , we will be visiting the 10 most popular attractions in Helsinki listed in our itinerary Our experienced drivers have an intimate knowledge of the area. They're not just getting you from point A to B; they're your local guides, ready to share insider tips and hidden treasures. Travel in style and comfort in our private taxi vehicles. We prioritize your safety and ensure you reach your destinations securely and efficiently. We offer more than just transportation; we curate unforgettable experiences. Explore top landmarks and local favorites, discovering the essence of each destination.

FOOD Tour with Rooftop Bar Visit in Helsinki

FOOD Tour with Rooftop Bar Visit in Helsinki

Discover Helsinki on a guided tour of foodie locations, from the majestic Jugend Hall to the bustling Old Market Hall. Listen to tales of the city's culinary evolution, spanning the past and present, and savor traditional Finnish cuisine. Learn the unique cultural influences that make Helsinki so captivating. Enjoy culinary delights including coffee from a local brewery, salmon canapé, herring, pink salmon caviar, smoked reindeer meat, traditional bread, local pastry, and Finnish chocolate. Get insider tips on the best Helsinki food spots along the way. Finally, soak in views of the capital city from a rooftop bar.

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What people are saying about Market Hall, Helsinki

Overall rating

4.3
(23 reviews)

Great overview of tasty local delicacies. I even went back to several of the places afterwards because the food was so good. Also, the rooftop bar with the panoramic view of Helsinki was such a great way to conclude this gustatory adventure. Very highly recommended!

Kieto was a wonderful guide and we so enjoyed seeing Helsinki through his knowledge and suggestions. He took all questions and added appropriate color to all the history. What a great experience!

Excellent tour and Larisa was a wonderful guide. She was extremely knowledgeable about the history and culture. Amazing food provided during the tour. Well worth the money.

Perfect mix of stops and information. Our guide Birte was very knowledgeable and unbiased. Really helped us get an understanding of Helsinki and Finish history

The guide was very responsive to the people and made it very relaxed and fun