Get a great introduction to the history and culture of the Finnish capital, discovering Helsinki's most important monuments and districts on this guided English-language tour.
Free Walking Tour of Helsinki
Begin your guided walking tour of Helsinki at the steps to the imposing Neoclassical Cathedral. Located in the central Senate Square, the distinctive green-domed church overlooks the Government Palace, home to Finland's Prime Minister's office and other state departments.
Your free walking tour will continue to the Bank of Finland, before you reach one of Helsinki's most beautiful landmarks: the Uspenski Cathedral. Admire the striking contrasts between this dramatic red-brick Eastern Orthodox church with the white Lutheran Helsinki Cathedral you saw earlier. It is said to be one of the largest Orthodox churches in Western Europe.
After exploring the iconic religious site, continue your route to Market Square, a hub of activity in the daily lives of the Finnish capital's inhabitants. Learn all about their customs and traditions, as well as Helsinki's history, as you admire the different monuments of "The White City of the North".
It is not possible to reserve this free walking tour if you're a group of more than 6 people.
Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.
Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.
1 hour 15 minutes - 1 hour 40 minutes.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.
English speaking guide.
When to book?
You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
Only some areas are accessible. An accompanying person is required. This must be indicated in the reservation.
All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more
Printed material is avoided.
No single-use plastics are used.
The activity promotes local production.
The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.
No printing of documentation required.
Promotes local employment.
Has a gender equality policy.
Has a carbon footprint offset policy.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
If you have any other questions please contact us.
If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Senate Square (Senaatintori).