Discover the Essence of Elegant Nordic City. Private Panoramic Tour of Helsinki

An enjoyable car/bus tour which enables you to see the best city highlights of Helsinki without putting too much effort in walking. Discover the essence of this elegant, Nordic city by taking a drive around its beautiful parks and boulevards. Your guide will be greeting you at the cruise port and will bring you back to the harbour at the end of the tour.

• Guaranteed skip-the-line entrance

per adult from

$617

AUD

Duration

4 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Professional English-speaking tour guide for 4 hrs (Other languages are available on request)
    • Comfortable A/C vehicle suitable for your private party's size for 4 hrs
    • Professional driver services
    • Admission to Rock Church (not guaranteed, may be closed for services)
    • Guaranteed skip-the-line entrance
    • Entry/Admission - Temppeliaukio Church
    What's excluded :
    • Food
    • Tips/Gratuity
    • Any other admissions/donations
    • Other languages are available on request. A surcharge might apply. Please inquire with our managers.
    • Entrance to Rock Church is subject to scheduled religious and private services.
    • Entry/Admission - President's Palace (Presidentinlinna)
    • Entry/Admission - Helsinki City Hall (Kaupungintalo)
    • Entry/Admission - Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)
    • Entry/Admission - Parliament of Finland
    • Entry/Admission - Finlandia - Talo
    • Entry/Admission - Finnish National Opera (Suomen Kansallisooppera)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: President's Palace (Presidentinlinna), Pohjoisesplanadi 1, Helsinki 00170 Finland

    Meet your guide and driver outside the main port gate / hotel. Please read Helsinki meeting instructions carefully. We will also send you a copy at time of booking. It's better to print them out!

    The original drawings for the Presidential Palace were made by Pehr Granstedt at the beginning of the 1800s. The building was finished in 1820, after which C.L. Engel adapted it for use by the Tsar. Since Finland's independence the building has served as the official residence of the President, although today it is used primarily for presidential functions and receptions. The official residence of the President is Mäntyniemi in the Meilahti district, near Seurasaari Island.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Helsinki City Hall (Kaupungintalo), Pohjoisesplanadi 1 North Esplanade, Helsinki Finland

    The Helsinki City Hall was designed by C.L. Engel as a hotel in 1833 and the building has been the City Hall since the 1930s. The Helsinki coat-of-arms can be seen on the tympanum. With the exception of the facade, the building was completely rebuilt in 1967-1970 designed by the architect Aarno Ruusuvuori.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), Kanavakatu 1, Helsinki 00160 Finland

    Located on a hill above the Helsinki harbour, red brick Uspensky cathedral can be seen from far away. It's the largest Orthodox Church of Northern Europe, built in 1868 by one of most prominent Russian specialists. 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.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Hietalahti Market Square, Lonnrotinkatu, Bulevardi, Helsinki 00180 Finland

    Market square in the center of Helsinki is the most exciting place of the city. It’s located on the seashore next to the city ferry station. You can find everything there. All sorts of season fruit and berries, mushrooms, smoked fish, flowers, souvenirs, traditional clothing, furs, leather, name it. One can spend hours digging through the carved bone statuettes or enjoying the beer with fresh grilled salmon.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Parliament of Finland, Mannerheimintie 30, Helsinki 00100 Finland

    The building for newly independant Finland's parlament was inagurated in 1932 and became the home to the Parlament offices that moved here from the Senat square. The Parlament is a masterpiece of architecture with 5 floors all different is design and layout. The visits to the parlament building are organized through the visitor's center.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Finlandia - Talo, Mannerheimintie 13, Helsinki 00100 Finland

    Finlandia Hall is a unique centre for domestic and international conferences, concerts and other events. It is a popular architectural sight in Helsinki and one of the most beautiful places to visit in the city. Finlandia Hall is one of the most iconic buildings designed by world-renowned Finnish architect, Alvar Aalto, and was planned from the ground up for visitors and a wide range of events.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Finnish National Opera (Suomen Kansallisooppera), Helsinginkatu 58, Helsinki 00260 Finland

    Opera and ballet are quite young in Finland, as both companies were formed in the beggining of the 20th century only. The Opera house was opened in 1993 and since than became home to both. The theater promotes the national art, National Opera stages four to six premieres a year, including a world premiere of at least one Finnish opera.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Senate Square, Aleksanterinkatu, Hallituskatu, Helsinki Finland

    The Senat square is a large central square of the city. It's crowned by the impressive white Helsinki cathedral. The center of the square if a memorail to the Russian emperor Alexander 2nd. The Helsinki's oldest building Sederholm's house is still located in the south part of Senat square.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: The Sibelius Monument, Mechelininkatu, Helsinki 00250 Finland

    Jean Sibelius is a prominent Finnish composer and musician, respected all around Europe. The memorial in a special park commemorates the life of this great person. The organ pipes dance in the air to the music, and the face of the composer looks at his music from the stone.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Temppeliaukio Church, Lutherinkatu 3, Helsinki 00100 Finland

    Temppeliaukio Church is often called the church in the rock. Finland uses 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.

    The tour ends back to hotel or in the harbour, where you can comfortably board your ship.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    You will be picked up from any port/hotel of Helsinki.Meeting time: 10:00 OR at the time specified by your manager.Ports
    • Hernesaari
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Persons using a wheelchair must be able to get in/out of the vehicle on their own.
    • Children under 12 MUST have their OWN car seat or booster seat in order to participate on the tour. UVisitRussia does not provide car seats/booster seats.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by U Visit Russia

Activity ID: V-7772P227

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