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.
A great walking exploration of Helsinki for those who want to feel how vibrant this city is. Walk the streets of the Finnish capital, visit Market square, experience nordic hospitality and find unique gifts to take home!
Helsinki boasts impressive architecture, but it can be difficult to appreciate its far-reaching history on a self-led tour. Discover the Russian, Romantic, and Functionalist influences on the city’s landmarks as you tour sights including Helsinki Cathedral, Senate Square, and the Museum of Architecture. Entrance fees are included, with the option for hotel pickup and drop-off available, for a hassle-free experience.
Helsinki Living & Design bus sightseeing tour shows you Helsinki from a local view. Dive in to the Helsinki way of live and see what the city has to offer. On this tour, you will get to know Helsinki off the beaten path and discover many interesting places the Finnish capital holds in addition to its famous and well-known sights. We take you on a tour of Helsinki’s architectural history where you see the city’s modern residential areas, its buildings constructed in a particularly interesting architecture, the bustling urban districts and even the historical area its roots lie.The tour includes one 45min stop at the Iittala & Arabia Design Center – a perfect chance to take a deep dive into the fascinating world of Finland’s most celebrated design and lifestyle brands.During our stop,we recommend a visit to: Ground Floor - Stores and Café (shop Fiskars, Arabia, Moomin mugs, Iittala glassware, Finlayson etc. Café closed on Sat-Sun)Floor 8 - Design Museum Arabia (closed on Mon)