Architectural Helsinki & Oodi Library on Foot

4 hours | Helsinki | H E L - 3 8 0
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Points of Interest

  • Market Square
  • Kiasma Modern Art Museum and National Museum of Finland
  • Senate Square / Cathedral
Moderate activity

Description

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

WHAT YOU VISIT
Helsinki
Founded by Swedish king Gustav I in 1550 A.D., Helsinki is an efficient city whose keen eye and design esthetic awarded the city the title of World Design Capital for 2012. Discover its modern good looks with a walking tour through downtown. Some of the highlights include the wooded Esplanade Park, bustling Mannerheimstreet, the ultra-modern Kiasma Moderna Art Museum, the gleaming glass Sanoma Talo building and the Music Center. Downtown Helsinki's newest addition is the Oodi Library. Enjoy a guided tour and learn about Finland's library system before enjoying approximately 30 minutes of free time.

PHOTO OPPORTUNITY
Have your camera handy during your city drive for photos of the 170-year-old Helsinki Cathedral, one of Finland's most famous and photographed buildings.

WHAT YOU SEE ALONG THE WAY
Your day begins with a coach tour through Helsinki. Among the many sights you'll pass by includes Senate Square, a center for arts, culture, religion, politics and education. Four main buildings make up the Square and were designed by famed architect Carl Ludvig Engel in the early 19th century: the Lutheran Cathedral, the Government Palace, the main building of the University of Helsinki and the National Library of Finland.

Special Notes:

Order of sights visited might vary. Silence is expected in certain areas of Oodi. The tour might not be available on all dates.

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Departure from the Pier and drive to Senate Square

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity:
25
Travel time:
00:30
Air conditioned:
Yes

Senate Square and Walk to Oodi Library

Transport type:
Walking
Travel time:
01:15
Time at site:
00:15
Free time at site:
15
Inside visit:
No
Air conditioned:
No
Walking distance:
100
Wheelchair accessible:
Yes
Restroom available:
Yes
Shopping available:
No
Photo/video restrictions:
No
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes

Oodi Library Tour and free time

Time at site:
01:30
Free time at site:
30
Air conditioned:
Yes
Walking distance:
500
Steps:
50
Wheelchair accessible:
Yes
Restroom available:
Yes
Shopping available:
Yes
Photo/video restrictions:
No
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes

Panoramic Drive back to Ship

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity:
25
Travel time:
00:30
Air conditioned:
Yes