Free walking tours in Helsinki


Best things to do and see in Helsinki

Helsinki is one of the most modern cities in Europe. Capital of Finland, it is the largest and most populated town in the country, it is bathed by the Gulf of Finland and it is possible to visit in a few days the essential and most emblematic places. It has a quite varied architecture mixing classic with modern buildings, as well as with different influences from other countries (Sweden, Russia ...) with a large number of museums, designer cafes and many other amazing buildings and monuments.

As in any city, if you want to know the culture, history and the most special places it is important that you have the company of a local guide. If you do a free walking tour in Helsinki you can take a guided tour that will allow you to have a complete, different and fun view of the city. Some points of interest that you can not miss out on your trip are the Senate Square where the Cathedral (Tuomiokirkko), the University Library and Casa Sederholm are located. The Lutheran Stone Church (Temppeliaukio) and located in a rock and with natural light, the Old Market (Vanha Kauppahalli) or the Market Square are obligatory stops.

The Sibelius park on the seafront, Esplanadi (urban park), the Uspenski Orthodox Cathedral or the Kampi Chapel of Silence could be included in your route. A little further away but worthwhile is the Fortress of Suomenlinna on 6 islands and built by the Swedes. All the free tour in Helsinki has opinions of the walkers who have done a tour in this city valuing the experience and the local guide. Other cities you can visit are Stockholm or St. Petersburg.

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