What you'll do
This 3 hours walking tour will cover main sites and more, we will walk about 6-7 km route .We will start the walking tour near Senate square . I will be telling interesting fact based stories in an engaging way of Helsinki historic center and Russian influence of that zone, we will visit main Helsinki Cathedral and the Crypt. We will visit to see Katajanokka architecture.And to visit a main Orthodox Cathedral.Along the way I will be telling facts and stories behind the historical buildings. Tour will include visit to see few images at the museum.We will discover a secret spot to visit at the Tori quarters at the oldest blocks of Helsinki historic center. We will visit Market hall to hear of Finnish food stories and enjoy Karelian pies with coffee. We will continue to Esplanade etc. And we will visit a wonderful sightseeing point. We will visit a Rock church, I will provide entrance tickets . We will see the Parliament house, Töölönlahti bay ,Oodi library, railway station. After the tour one will have an idea of a past, current and the future of Helsinki,and one can recognize different architectural zones and get tips for possible places to visit while staying in Helsinki.
I've been studying hospitality management for 5 years , studies were conducted in Lapland,Helsinki,France and in Malta.I lived several years abroad and speak many languages . I've been working e.g. as a guide in Lapland and currently I work as a walking guide in Helsinki . I've been receiving excellent reviews on TripAdvisor, so I am very confident that I can provide funny, friendly, very informative, interesting walking tour in Helsinki for small groups. I can do the tour in 3 languages, English ,Spanish and in French! Please ask availability for private tour for other languages than English.I am very happy to share my love for Helsinki and provide interesting stories, tour that covers a lot! Please send a message to me if you don't see any available dates on booking availability and I will reply to you if I am available for other dates
I can provide a Karelian pie and a coffee by Market square
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Where you'll be
One will see interesting visual history images . We will visit one hidden place that will be impossible to find on your own.Do you know what in Helsinki has not lost its popularity for over 200 years?One can hear stories of Finnish food items at the Market hall and enjoy coffee along the way . Two libraries will be visited to compare history with modernity. This tour will cover different architecture zones and will provide great information
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend.
You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.
Be prepared to walk about 6 to 7 km route. Please note that on certain times Rock church or other locations might not have opening times for visitors while tour is on
Elisa's walking tour of Helsinki