Shore Excursion: Helsinki Panoramic Sightseeing Tour

Shore Excursion: Helsinki Panoramic Sightseeing Tour
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$58.82
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Description

After leaving your cruise ship at Helsinki port, experience a panoramic glimpse of Helsinki, also known as 'The White City of the North' on this 3.5-hour sightseeing tour by an air-conditioned coach. Your guide will lead you through the city center, with stops for photo opportunities at the major attractions, such as the Sibelius Monument and Senate Square, and an inside visit to the Rock Church. Finally head to Central Station - the heart of Helsinki - where the tour will end, allowing about 30 minutes of shopping. You will then have the option to stay in the city for dinner or shopping or to return to the ship.

Your 3.5-hour guided sightseeing tour will begin by a port pickup in Helsinki port, after which you will head to the city center, passing the magnificent Uspenski Cathedral on the way. You will then have a chance for a photo-stop at Senate Square, where you can see the elegant Lutheran Church, and the interesting mix of the east, west and simply Finnish influences pervading the city.

You will drive down Mannerheim Street, the main boulevard of the city, passing the City Hall, Parliament House, and Finlandia Hall, the convention center designed by famous Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. Continuing on you will see the Olympic Stadium, used for the 1952 Olympic games and the Opera House. You will stop at Sibelius Park for a unique photo opportunity of the monument of 527 steel pipes honoring the great Finnish composer Jean Sibelius, before continuing on to the famous Rock Church, a one-of-a-kind modern-day structure built entirely into bedrock and quarried stone.

Finally, head to the Central Railway Station - the heart of Helsinki - where the tour will end, allowing about 30 minutes of shopping. You will have the option to stay in the city for dinner or shopping or to return to the ship.

After leaving your cruise ship at Helsinki port, experience a panoramic glimpse of Helsinki, also known as 'The White City of the North' on this 3.5-hour sightseeing tour by an air-conditioned coach. Your guide will lead you through the city center, with stops for photo opportunities at the major attractions, such as the Sibelius Monument and Senate Square, and an inside visit to the Rock Church. Finally head to Central Station - the heart of Helsinki - where the tour will end, allowing about 30 minutes of shopping. You will then have the option to stay in the city for dinner or shopping or to return to the ship.