Temppeliaukion Church is often called the church in the rock. Finland blends the natural landscape of the region to create the beautiful urban environment and this is the best example of it. The church is built into the huge granite rock. It’s simple but very elegant with granite walls and glass ceiling. Services daily.
Helsinki Cathedral is a gorgeous white Lutheran church also called the Cathedral of St. Nicholas. It's the main church of the town. The church was opened in 1852 and dedicated to the name saint of Russian emperor Nicholas 1st, as Finland was the province of Russia at that time.
Located on a hill above the Helsinki harbor, red brick Uspensky cathedral can be seen from far away. It's the largest Orthodox Church of Northern Europe. The style of the cathedral is a tribute to the Russian Revival period when the best of the old times architectural ideas were used to create the magnificent constructions. The church is worth going inside to see the impressive iconostases.
The Central Train Station of Helsinki is a large impressive building, decorated with the massive statues on the both sides of the doors. It was named one of the world's most beautiful railway stations by BBC in 2013.
Mannerheimintie is the main street of Helsinki, as well as the longest street of the city. It follows the path of the old road to Tampere>, Finland's old capital. Mannerheimintie begins at the Esplanada street and goes all the way north to the city limits.
- Professional English-speaking tour guide
- Pick-up from port of Helsinki by tourist-class vehicle
- Panoramic driving tour of Helsinki
- Guided walking tour of city centre
- Admission to Rock Church (*upon availability, might be closed due to religious and private event)
- Drop-off at the port of Helsinki
- Meals / snacks
- Drinks / coffee break
- Any other admissions / donations
- Tips / Gratuity
Due to the join-in group nature of this tour, it is NOT Suitable for :
- Families with little kids: If your child is disturbing other tour participants, you will be kindly asked to leave the tour.
- Persons using a wheelchair / scooter
IMPORTANT: NO refunds for late passengers or for those who don't read their Helsinki Meeting Instructions and have been waiting at the wrong location.