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Overview
See world-famous sights like the Rock Church and Uspenski Cathedral, plus hidden gems such as the Chapel of Silence, on this walking-tour overview of Helsinki. The Finnish language can be daunting to non-speakers, so avoid the hassle of deciphering street signs by leaving navigation to your guide. A choice of morning or afternoon departure adds flexibility, while a small group size limited to 10 people means plenty of personal attention.
Highlights
  • View Helsinki’s highlights on a small-group walking tour
  • Delve deeper into the city’s past and present, and get local tips from a guide
  • See a mix of must-see highlights and lesser-known hidden gems
  • Great overview for first-time visitors or those short on time
What to Expect
Book your preferred departure option and meet your guide in central Helsinki. Then, set off to view the elegant city’s sights. You’ll start with the landmarks of Senate Square, listening as your guide sheds light on Helsinki’s past, tells stories of modern-day city life, and shares insider tips on places to go, shop, and eat. View the green-and-gold-domed Russian Orthodox Uspenski Cathedral and take in the contemporary architecture of the Kiasma Modern Art Museum. Then pass the Kamppi Center and admire the Chapel of Silence—a rounded timber sanctuary designed for quiet contemplation. Next you’ll visit a market for refreshments (own expense) and continue to the Temppeliaukio Church, better known as the Rock Church. Explore inside (own expense) the unique structure, quarried from natural rock in the 1960s, before your tour finishes.
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Departure Point
Start your journey at Narinkka Square by the modern shopping centre Kamppi, the exact street address is Narinkka 3. Look for our guide with the green Happy Guide Helsinki Sign!
Duration
3h
Inclusions
  • Guide
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees to the Temppeliaukio Church
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Maria is an excellent and knowledgeable guide Who knows Helsinki well. She gave us a great introduction to the city that was not the cheapest though was one of the best city tours I have been on. She was able to build the tour round what we wanted to see and added in some must
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Great walk! Great guide! Great city! Very informative and entertaining! Worth doing. Maria was the best!
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We - the grandparents - had a challenge because our grandkids are 6 to 15 years old. Emil did a remarkable job engaging all kids including running backwards to motivate the 6 year old plus finding a suitable children focused shelter when raining. In addition Emil made sure he
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Our group of 8 had Matti for our guide for our walking tour of Helsinki. He did a great job taking us around to all of the "must sees" in Helsinki and telling us about Helsinki's history. Especially enjoyed seeing the train station as its architect was the father of the
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My friends and I were in Helsinki only for a day, and we decided to take a walking tour, which was the best decision ever! Our guide was Emil, and he was great! He gave us a lot of information about the town, about its history, it wouldn't be the same if we were just walking
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