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.
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 walking tour is limited to 10 people which guarantees a great and personalised experience to everyone! 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.