Step back in time in the 1920’s to discover the sinful Helsinki. Join a two hours long walk in the historic areas of Helsinki center. Hear the contrasting stories from the prohibition era when crime was everywhere: Bootleg booze and cocaine were flowing as the the city was totally decadent, full of prostitutes, speakeasies and illicit liquor stores.
Step back in time in the 1920’s to discover the sinful Helsinki. During the prohibition era that took place in Finland between 1919 and 1932, Helsinki was a city with a high rate of criminality. Bootleg booze and cocaine flowed everywhere. The city was totally decadent, full of prostitutes, speakeasies and illicit liquor stores.Join a two hours long walk in the historic areas of Helsinki center. We will take you to the city’s most decadent places and best kept secret speakeasy bars where Helsinki people used to spend wild night parties. We will tell the historical developments that lead to prohibition in Finland and also the stories of the most famous smugglers and gangsters of the time.The meeting point for the guided tour will be in front of the hotel Scandic Simonkenttä, Simonkatu 9 in Kamppi. The tour starts at 11 AM