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The Best Free Walking Tour in Helsinki

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English
Guru: Medi
Quality Verified Registered on June 04, 2022

Hi, this is Mehdi, your welcoming guide in Helsinki! If you'd like to get in touch with the local lifestyle and get knowledge not only about history but also culture and daily topics, then I would be the guide! I like to show to you the real aspects of a Finnish lifestyle and help you enjoy the most while visiting Helsinki! Hope to see you soon!

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

"Tervetuloa Helsinkiin" or Welcome to Helsinki!

- Did you know that there are more saunas in Finland than the number of cars?
- Did you know the world's best selling phone ever was manufactured in Finland?

If the answer to the questions is No, then I highly recommend you to book this tour and get to know more about the Finnish culture, history, and lifestyle with me!

In this fun tour, we will visit the highlights of Helsinki such as:

  • The iconic Helsinki cathedral and senate square, where we'll discuss Finland's history briefly,
  • University of Helsinki, and what makes Finland's education the best in the world?
  • Helsinki Central Library, where you can play ps5 or record a music!
  • Central Train Station
  • Amazing Art Nouva buildings of the design district, 
  • Esplanadi or Helsinki's champs Elysee!
  • Market square, what is salmon soup? What are the tastiest Finnish pastry and foods?
  • Havis Amanda statue, the iconic statue of Helsinki!


Besides visiting these monumets, we will discuss many topics about the Finnish culture and lifestyle!


I will also take to you to a Finnish public sauna to experience this unique Finnish invention! A Finn jumps into cold water after, what about you?!!

Wish to see you on my tour!

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  • Meeting point:
    Hallituskatu 7, 00170 Helsinki, Finland
    Hallituskatu 7, 00170 Helsinki, Finland
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    I carry a red sign saying Helsinki Free Walking Tour, standing on the steps of Helsinki Cathedral at Senate square, so not easy to miss!

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).

Tour opinions

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4.79
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4.92
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Petra 07 Dec 2022
Ljubljana
Verified booking
Travelled alone - Nov 2022
Medi is an excellent guide. The tour with him was extremely informative, he shared a lot of historical and present information about Helsinki, Finns and Finland, its education and health system, government, gave tips where to eat, to shop, which museums to visit etc.
Callan 07 Dec 2022
Perth
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Travelled in couple - Dec 2022
Mehdi was fantastic. He is extremely knowledgeable about the city and has clearly put a lot of effort into making his tours as well-planned, interesting and professional as possible. Highly recommend!
Sonia 07 Dec 2022
Murchante
Verified booking
Travelled in couple - Dec 2022
Very interesting!
Tom ... 07 Dec 2022
Valencia
Verified booking
Travelled in couple - Dec 2022
Great tour with Madi, very clear, nice pace and gave us interesting information. Highly recommended.
Veena 07 Dec 2022
London
Verified booking
Travelled in couple - Nov 2022
Very good Walking tour of Helsinki. Very good knowledgeable guide.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 8 people.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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