Helsinki Grand Tour

Day 1

09:00 A warm meet and greet with your local guide and driver outside the port gates
09:00 - 09:15 City highlights drive tour with the views of picturesque Helsinki waterfront
09:15 - 09:30 Walking tour of Sibelius park (Sibeliuspuisto) with the distinguished monument to the famous Finnish composer, resembling organ pipes made of welded steel with over 600 pipes
09:45 - 10:30 Inside visit to the Rock Church (Temppeliaukion Kirkko) with its exceptional acoustic. This impressive church, carved into a solid rock, let you experience one of the most unique religious constructions in the whole world - 24-m diameter roof covered in 22-km of copper stripping.
10:45 - 11:15 Discovering Finnish modern architecture. Inside visit to the Music Concert Hall (Musikkitalo) - a home to the Sibelius Music Academy to get a bright inside look to the Finnish Music Life.
11:15 - 11:45 Walking to the new building of Oodi Library and checking its peaceful open-plan reading room on the upper floor that has been nicknamed "book heaven", lovely terrace which provides you a great view to the Finnish Parliament and the other things that make it of the best world's libraries.
11:45 - 12:45 Strolling along Mannerheimintie, passing by Kiasma Museum of Modern Art and famous Stockman Store. Lovely walk along Esplanaatie with an inside visit to the famous Finnish design stores Ittala and Arabia. Turning to the Senate Square along Sofiankatu, the historical heart of the Finnish Capital to see the beautiful snow-white Helsinki Cathedral, the Senate Building (filmed in the old movie "Doctor Zhivago"), Helsinki University and library, and the monument to Russian Tsar Alexander II. Then walking along the Aleksanterinkatu towards Uspenski Cathedral, watching famous Finnish Icebreakers. Passing by the Presidential Palace and Supreme Court of Justice and reaching the Market Square.
12:45 - 13:45 Visit the vibrant Market Square (Kauppatori), full of small markets stalls, where you can try some traditional Finnish food (for example, very famous creamy salmon soup - Lohikeitto), seasonal berries and buy some craft or reindeer souvenirs
13:45 - 14:00 Drive back to Helsinki port
14:00 Arrival at the pier

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