Public Helsinki Architecture Walking Tour

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    The tour is running at 10:30 every Tuesday and Sunday from the 15th of May to the 31st of August.
  • Departure Details :
    The tour starts on the steps of Helsinki Cathedral in the Senate Square.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable


Helsinki is known for its unconventional architecture and a great variety of architectural styles. Our walk will take you though all the different historical 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.

Know More about this tour

This is a public walking tour meaning that anyone is welcome to join. We also ask everyone who is willing to join the tour to make a reservation in advance on our website. The group size for this walkng tour is limited to 10 people which guarantees a great and personalised experience to everyone! We also kindly ask the groups of 4 and more people to inquire about the private architecture tours so that we can give an opportunity to single travellers and couples to join us. 
The tour will start at the Senate Square next to the statues of Alexander II. After that, you will visit the following places:

- Katajanokka Island

- Esplanadi park

- Alexander's street

- Railway Square

- Railway Station

- Helsingin Sanomat building

- Finlandia Hall

- Chapel of Silence at Kamppi will be the final point on this tour.
A little coffee/toilet break will be arranged in the middle of the tour in the authentic Art Nouveau building 
The tour duration is around 3.5 hours. Warm clothing and decent shoes are advised for walking in all weathers. A general level of fitness is recommended, as there are some steps to climb, and the tour is mainly walking for the whole 3.5 hours.


  • Professional guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Walking tour


  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

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