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Field Study Finland

History

Helsinki a City Planner
Helsinki a City Planner
Helsinki, Finland, Europe
Overview
Rate Average 52.34 USD

Get a fresh perspective on Helsinki on this quirky small-group tour, led by a city planner. Discover bizarre traditions, such as picnicking on graves, famous Finns, such as architect Alvar Aalto, and curios, such as a church built inside a giant granite rock, a statue that seagulls hate, and a 19th-century Bohemian hangout. Leave with an understanding of the city that you won’t get from guidebooks or everyday organized tours. Off-the-path walking tour of downtown Helsinki, led by a city planner Packed with cultural insights, from food to history, from religion to soccer Numbers are capped at just eight travelers, for more guide interaction Great choice for visitors who’ve already seen the big-ticket sights

Departure Point Aleksanterinkatu 9, 00100 Helsinki, Finland Departure Point: Paulig Kulma Cafe Address: Aleksanterinkatu 9a, 00101, Helsinki Dates: See Availability Return point: Tour ends at the Central Railway Station. Return Details 00100 Helsinki, Finland

Itinerary 
Stop At:   Senate Square . Duration: 15 minutes Admission Ticket Free Stop At:   Helsinki Cathedral . Duration: 10 minutes Admission Ticket Free Stop At:   Presidential Palace . Duration: 5 minutes Admission Ticket Free Stop At:   Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) . Duration: 10 minutes Admission Ticket Free Stop At:   Market Square . Duration: 5 minutes Admission Ticket Free Stop At:   The Esplanadi Park . Duration: 5 minutes Admission Ticket Free Stop At:   Johan Ludvig Runeberg Statue . Duration: 5 minutes Admission Ticket Free Stop At:   Swedish Theater (Svenska Teatern) . Duration: 5 minutes Admission Ticket Free Stop At:   Helsinki Central Railway Station . Duration: 10 minutes Admission Ticket Free Pass By:   Helsinki Central Library Oodi . Pass By:   Helsinki Music Centre . Stop At:   Oodi Central Library . Duration: 15 minutes Admission Ticket Free Pass By:   Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma . Pass By:   Finlandia - Talo . Pass By:   The National Museum of Finland . Pass By:   Parliament of Finland . Stop At:   Lasipalatsi . Duration: 5 minutes Admission Ticket Free Stop At:   Amos Rex Art Museum . Duration: 5 minutes Admission Ticket Free Pass By:   Mannerheimintie