Skip the crowded bus tours and see Helsinki in celebrity style! Your guide will escort you by private vehicle around to the most charming parts of the city such as the Design District and the embassy quarter before you explore the city center on foot.
During your tour you will see the Sibelius monument, an abstract sculpture resembling organ pipes that was dedicated to the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. At the Senate Square you will be greeted by the imposing monument to Russian Emperor Alexander II as well as four Neoclassical buildings representing the religious, political, commercial and scientific powers of the country. Also in the square you will find Helsinki Cathedral, a beautiful white Lutheran church with multiple green domes.
Along the way you will see the massive red brick Uspenski Cathedral, an Eastern Orthodox church dedicated to the Dormition of the Theotokos (Virgin Mary). No visit to Helsinki would be complete without a stop at Temppeliaukio Church. Commonly referred to as Rock Church, this Lutheran house of worship is literally built into solid rock and frequently used as a concert venue due to its amazing acoustics. On the main street of the city you can see the magnificent Helsinki Central Railway Station designed by Eliel Saarinen. Take a stroll down Esplanade Park, a main boulevard and popular relaxation spot for the locals.
Throughout the tour your guide will share stories and facts about the city and its people, including how Helsinki was founded on Market Square, the oldest square in the city center. At the conclusion of the tour your guide will suggest the best restaurants, museums and more for you to explore as well as tell the arranged location where you can meet the transfer vehicle for your ride back to port.
Book this tour today for an exclusive overview of the beautiful city of Helsinki.