Architecture tour of Helsinki
Walking tours

Architecture tour of Helsinki

Availability: Weekdays
Duration: up to 3 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Find out why Helsinki is a unique architectural gem that is difficult to match
  • Learn about the different historical periods that left their marks on the city
  • See buildings designed by some of the most renowned architects in the world
  • Make the most out of your time thanks to a small-sized group
What to expect

With an urban space that houses a wide range of architectural styles, Helsinki constitutes a unique architectural gem that is difficult to match. This specialized architecture tour will take you through the city's most important and monumental buildings, making it a must for any architecture enthusiast.

Different historical periods left their marks on Helsinki over the centuries, but it's easy to miss the great works of world-renowned architects if you don't know where to look in this compact city centre. Accompanied by an expert guide, you will discover the largest collection of Art Nouveau, as well as styles that span from neoclassical to gothic revival, Nordic classicism to modernism and contemporary.

This tour will help you appreciate all the architectural wonders that this pocket-sized metropolis has to offer, including buildings designed by architects such as Engel, Saarinen, Aalto, Siren, Sonck, Revell and more. Don't forget to let your guide know if you have preferences in terms of architecture styles or periods, they will ensure you can make the most out of your time thanks to the small group setting of this experience.

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What's included
  • Local expert guide
  • 3-hour walking tour
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Gratuities
Where

Paulig Kulma Café, Aleksanterinkatu 9, 00100 Helsinki, Finland

Meeting point:

Please meet your guide at Paulig Kulma Café 10 minutes prior to departure.

What to remember
  • Maximum group size: 6 people
  • Walking distance covered: 5 km
  • Available tour languages: English or Turkish
  • Please ensure you wear comfortable walking shoes
  • This tour operates rain or shine, please dress according to the weather
  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible
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When
  • Tour departs on weekdays at 10.00am
  • Tour unavailable on select days and public holidays, please see calendar for details
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Provider
Ataman Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the activity begins.

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