Private Helsinki Architecture Walking Tour

Summary

The tour will start at the Senate Square next to the statues of Alexander II. After that, you will visit the following places: - Katajanokka Island - Esplanadi park - Alexander's street - Railway Square - Railway Station - Helsingin Sanomat building - Finlandia Hall - Chapel of Silence at Kamppi will be the final point on this tour. An optional coffee break can be arranged in the authentic Art Nouveau building if desired.  The tour duration is 3.5 hours. Warm clothing and decent shoes are advised for walking in all weathers. A general level of fitness is recommended, as there are some steps to climb, and the tour is mainly walking for the whole 3.5 hours.

Tour info

Duration
3 hours 30 minutes
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Why take this tour?

Helsinki is known for its unconventional architecture and a great variety of architectural styles. Our walk will take you though all the different historic periods of Finland and their architectural representations. The tour will begin with the Russian Empire style in the Senate square, travelling through time in chronological order, through to the modern day architecture in Kamppi. This aesthetically pleasing experience will be a great way to see and understand some of the 30+ styles of architecture that Helsinki has to offer.

What’s included?

  • Professional guide

  • Food and drinks

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Before you book

  • Duration: 3h 30m

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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About operator:

Go Tours Helsinki is a tour guiding agency in Helsinki with a passion for creating memorable experiences. In our charming sea side capital it is easy to find something to everyone's liking. Unconventional architecture, Nordic Design, stunning Nature, beautiful artworks, countless museums cosy cafes, friendly people, picnics by a lake, strong coffee and delicious chocolate are all waiting for you here. Whether you would like a family day tour that is fun for the kids, a general sightseeing tour by foot and public transport, a day trip from Helsinki by private car, or a specialist tour in design or architecture, we got you covered! We have guides who speak English, Italian, Russian and Finnish! Let us take you on a Helsinki tour, so that you fall in love with this amazing city that we call 'HOME'!

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