Helsinki – the capital of Finland is famous for the Nordic Jugend/modern architecture of the early 20th century. Being a part of Russian Empire for more than a hundred years, Helsinki is a multi-religious city with two dominant buildings of Lutheran and Orthodox cathedrals in the city center. Railway station as well as half of the buildings in the historical part are built by legendary architect Eliel Saarinen, who’s son – Eero Saarinen constructed St Louise city Arch and JFK airport.
On the walking tour we will see all the main highlights of Helsinki. We will walk around the Market square and Old harbor, see the famous Fish market, Senate square with the Monument to Russian Emperor Alexander I, the great Lutheran Cathedral and Orthodox Dormition cathedral, walk the main street of Helsinki, see the magnificent architectural masterpiece by Elieil Saarinen – Helsinki main railway station and of course – monument to the prominent ruler of Finland – marshal Gustav Mannerheim.
After seeing the central part of the city you have free time to explore on own, to have lunch of do some souvenir shopping