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Helsinki's No.1 Free Tour - RED UMBRELLA TOURS ❤️
WELCOME to Red Umbrella Tours Helsinki - a company with guides who are PASSIONATE about the city we live in, and who will DO OUR BEST to show you all that Helsinki has to offer! We aim to give the BEST TOUR EXPERIENCE - by showing you not only the MOST VISITED PLACES, but also the HIDDEN PLACES, and tips that only locals will know. Book our tour below, and we look forward to meeting you!
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📍 Meeting point: Statue of Alexander II
⌛ Approx. duration: 2 hours
🔍 Look for our guide with RED UMBRELLA!
Get ready for a journey through the history and hidden gems of Helsinki! Our enthusiastic guides will entertain you with fascinating stories and show you the best places to visit during your stay.
🏛️ Discover historical monuments and beautiful buildings.
🌆 Enjoy impressive viewpoints
📚 Learn about Helsinki's architecture, inspirations and captivating history
🍽️ Get insider tips on the best places to eat and explore after your tour
🌍 The tour is in ENGLISH
✨ Operated solely by Finnish and local guides, with exclusive tips!
PLACES WE VISIT:
🗽 Statue of Alexander II (Starting Point)
⛪ Helsinki Main Cathedral
🏰 House of the Estates
📚 National Library of Finland
🎀 The smallest and cutest statue in Helsinki
🎓 University of Helsinki
🌅 Viewpoint of the port of Helsinki
💒 Senate Square
🍽️ Central Food Market area (Final Point)
Spaces are limited, so click CHECK AVAILABILITY to reserve your space while you can. See you on the tour!
What will we visit on this tour?
Meeting point:Hallituskatu, 00170 Helsinki, FinlandHallituskatu, 00170 Helsinki, Finland
The meeting point of the tour will be the Statue of Alexander II, in the Senate Square. Just look out for our guides with a Red Umbrella!
1Outside visitSenate Square (Historic City Center)
Start point of the tour, the most historical part of Helsinki. With its grand staircase, magnificent cathedral, and imposing statues, the square exudes a sense of grandeur and history.
2Free admissionHelsinki Cathedral (The "Ikea Church")
How could we take a tour of Helsinki, without a visit to the Helsinki Cathedral! Perhaps one of the most impressive buildings, it is also the most visited building. We will allow a little time to visit inside, and of course to take photos.
3Outside visitThe National Library of Finland
Welcome to the National Library of Finland - nestled in the very heart of Helsinki! This treasure trove of knowledge and culture, houses manuscripts, rare books, exhibitions, and an amazing interior. This stunning library truly brings Helsinki's heritage to life.
4Outside visitKatajanokka (Art Nouveau District)
Traditionally the slums of Helsinki, Katajonokka is now the most expensive area to live in Helsinki. We will explore some of the beautiful Art Nouveau Architecture, and see where the locals really live.
5Outside visitUspenski Cathedral (Meeting Point)
One of the most impressive stops of the tour - and an opportunity to visit the largest Russian Orthodox Church in Western Europe. Here you will have a great viewpoint of Helsinki.
6Outside visitMarket Square
The end point of the tour. And conveniently the best place to try traditional Finnish Foods! You can also take the boat to Suomenlinna, and follow our guides recommendations on places to visit after the tour.
How much does this tour cost?
Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).