Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #4 in Helsinki, Finland


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Number of sights 20 sights
Distance 4.8 km
Ascend 0 m
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Experience Helsinki in Finland in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in HelsinkiIndividual Sights in Helsinki

Sight 1: Kolmikulma

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Kolmikulma, also known as the Diana Park, is a small, rectangular triangular-shaped park located in the Kaartinkaupunki district in the city center of Helsinki, Finland. It is limited by the Yrjönkatu, Uudenmaankatu and Erottajankatu streets. The park was renovated in 2006 and 2007.

Wikipedia: Kolmikulma (EN)

108 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 2: Helsingin baptistiseurakunta, Betel

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Helsinki Baptist Church is a Baptist congregation founded in 1903. The leader and pastor of the church is Jari Portaankorva.

Wikipedia: Helsingin baptistiseurakunta (FI)

60 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 3: The Whistling City-Dweller

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The Whistling City-Dweller Taideteos: Björn Weckström Valokuva: Htm / CC BY 4.0

The whistling Helsinki is a sculpture donated by sculptor Björn Weckström to the City of Helsinki. The sculpture is located on the big Roobertinkatu and was revealed in 1995.

Wikipedia: Viheltelevä helsinkiläinen (FI), Website

168 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 4: Andreaskyrkan

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Andreas Church is a free parish in Helsinki. The parish is a member of the Missionskyrkan i Finland denomination. The parish church is located on Korkeavuorenkatu, in Kaartinkaupunki. The congregation cooperates locally, nationally, and internationally and occasionally supports a number of missions and relief missions abroad. The head of the congregation is Markus Österlund.

Wikipedia: Andreaskirkko (FI), Website

141 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Topelius and children

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Topelius and children

Topelius and the Children is a monument to Zacharias Topelius in Koulupuistikko in Kaartinkaupunki, Helsinki. The park is bordered by Korkeavuorenkatu, Merimiehenkatu, Yrjönkatu and Ratakatu. The sculpture was designed by Ville Vallgren and was erected in 1932.

Wikipedia: Topelius ja lapset (FI), Website

58 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 6: Design Museum

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Design Museum is a museum in Helsinki devoted to the exhibition of both Finnish and foreign design, including industrial design, fashion, and graphic design. The building is situated in Kaartinkaupunki, on Korkeavuorenkatu Street, and is owned by the Republic of Finland through Senate Properties. The building was completed in 1895 and originally built as a school building for the Swedish school Läroverket för gossar och flickor.

Wikipedia: Design Museum, Helsinki (EN), Website

188 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 7: St. John's Church

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St. John's Church in Helsinki, Finland, is a Lutheran church designed by the Swedish architect Adolf Melander in the Gothic Revival style. It is the largest stone church in Finland by seating capacity.

Wikipedia: St. John's Church, Helsinki (EN), Website

263 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: Helsingin vapaaseurakunta

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Helsinki Free Parish is a free parish based in Helsinki. The congregation's meeting rooms are located on Annankatu, Punavuori. The leading pastor of the church is Ari Korolainen.

Wikipedia: Helsingin vapaaseurakunta (FI), Website

129 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 9: Helsingfors Adventkyrka

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Helsingfors Adventkyrka / fair use

Annankatu Adventist Church is an Adventist congregation located in Punavuori, Helsinki. The church was founded in 1894 and is the first Adventist congregation in Finland. The pastors of the church are Sakari Vehkavuori and Atte Helminen.

Wikipedia: Annankadun adventtiseurakunta (FI), Website

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Sight 10: Pyhän Markuksen luterilainen seurakunta

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St. Mark's Lutheran Parish is a parish of the Evangelical Lutheran Mission Diocese of Finland in Helsinki. The parish was founded in 2003, but the background was the Finnish Luther Foundation's fair activities, which began in 2000. The congregation organizes its services in the premises of the Helsinki Adventist Church.

Wikipedia: Pyhän Markuksen luterilainen seurakunta (FI)

375 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 11: Salvation Army

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Salvation Army Sakari Kiuru / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Salvation Army Museum is a museum showcasing the history of the Salvation Army in Helsinki. The museum exhibition highlights the work done with children, the poor and substance abusers through the ages, sheds light on the lives of officers who served abroad and the history of the Salvation Army's various ministries in the Salvation Army.

Wikipedia: Pelastusarmeijan museo (FI)

247 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 12: Sinebrychoffin puisto

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The Sinebrychoff Park, colloquially referred to as the "Koff Park", is a park in Punavuori, Helsinki, Finland, near Hietalahti. The park was named after the Sinebrychoff brewery, which had its premises next to the park from 1819 to 1992 and to whose lands the park used to belong, and the Sinebrychoff family that owned both. In addition to the Old Church Park and Kaivopuisto, the park is among the most popular parks in Helsinki.

Wikipedia: Sinebrychoff Park (EN)

206 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 13: Sinebrychoff Art Museum

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The Sinebrychoff Art Museum is an art museum located on Bulevardi in Helsinki, Finland. The museum exhibits the old European art collections of the Finnish National Gallery. In addition, half of the museum acts as a historic house museum, displaying the 19th century estate of the Sinebrychoff family.

Wikipedia: Sinebrychoff Art Museum (EN), Website

269 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 14: Alexander Theatre

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The Alexander Theatre is a Finnish theatre in Helsinki at Bulevardi 23–27 in the neighborhood of Kamppi.

Wikipedia: Alexander Theatre (EN), Website

431 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 15: Hietalahti Market Hall

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Hietalahti Market Hall --Jisis 13:13, 8 September 2008 (UTC) / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Hietalahti market hall is an old market hall located near the Hietalahdentori market square in Helsinki, Finland, hosting several restaurants and cafés. The market hall acts as concentration for restaurants and cafés, offering Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, French and Middle Eastern cuisine both at lunchtime and in the evening.

Wikipedia: Hietalahti market hall (EN), Website

212 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 16: Helsingin itsenäinen evankelisluterilainen seurakunta

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The Independent Evangelical Lutheran Parish of Helsinki is a parish of the Evangelical Lutheran Congregation of Finland in Helsinki. Parish services are held at the Koinonia Centre of the Luther Foundation of Finland.

Wikipedia: Helsingin itsenäinen evankelisluterilainen seurakunta (FI), Website

647 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 17: Harbour

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The Port is a relief made by sculptor Eino Räsänen in Jätkäsaari, Helsinki. The relief depicts two women, one carrying heavy objects on her shoulder, the other with her hands. In the center are three bent men, two of whom carry sacks on their backs. One man lifts the chain used to moor the ship. At the bottom right and left are dishes and other objects, in the background are four ships and a lighthouse.

Wikipedia: Satama (reliefi) (FI)

613 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 18: Installation in Ruoholahti

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The Ruoholahti installation is a installation by Juhana Blomstedt at the Ruoholahti metro station in Helsinki. The work begins on the upper platform of the station at the heading of the staircase shaft and extends all the way to platform level. The work is made using blue and white ceramic tiles. It also includes a meeting place on the quayside. The work was completed in 1993.

Wikipedia: Ruoholahden tilateos (FI), Website

660 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 19: The Finnish Museum of Photography

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The Finnish Museum of Photography is the national museum responsible for photography, located at the Cable Factory in Helsinki. The museum has exhibition space K1 as a branch office in the Kämp Gallery. The museum's mission is to promote and nurture Finnish photographic art and culture. Founded on the initiative of photographic organizations, the museum began its activities in 1969. The museum is maintained by the Foundation of the Finnish Museum of Photography. In 2019, a total of 31,306 visitors visited the museum, of whom 10,885 received a free visit and 20,421 paid an entrance fee.

Wikipedia: Suomen valokuvataiteen museo (FI), Website, Url

34 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 20: The Hotel and Restaurant Museum

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The Hotel and Restaurant MuseumJean-Pierre Dalbéra from Paris, France / CC BY 2.0

The Hotel and Restaurant Museum specializes in the history of Finnish hotels, restaurants, cafés, tourism and culinary culture. The museum is located in Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki, Finland. The museum was first opened in 1971 but has operated in its present premises since 1993. The museums collection includes about 20,000 artifacts and other objects from restaurants, bars, diners, spas and hotels. Museum's archives include about 38,000 photographs, menus and other documents. Museum also takes care of the Alko store museum's collection.

Wikipedia: Hotel and Restaurant Museum (EN), Website, Url


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