Helsinki Sightseeing - Map

Places to see - hear more

1. Market Square - The main open market and The Empress´ Stone
2. South harbour - Daily ferries to Stockholm & Tallinn and visiting cruise ships
3. Klippan - Island with a beautiful wooden villa from 1890´s 
4. Jetty fo washing carpets - see this odd Finnish tradition!
5. Uunisaari Island - 100-year-old popular seaside resort 
6. Kaivopuisto - The central park of Helsinki
7. Eira - Beautiful Art Nouveau buildings 
8. Sirpalesaari - One of the old industrial islands of Helsinki 
9. Pihlajasaari - The best sandy beach in Helsinki? 
10. Harakka Island - Former Imperial russian barracks
11. Suomenlinna bay - Former Swedish naval shipyard from 1750´s
12. Suomenlinna Sea Fortress - A UNESCO World Heritage site 
13. King´s Gate - Built to honour King Adolf Frederick´s visit in 1752
14. Santahamina - Closed military island for over 200 years 
15. Vasikkasaari Island - Summer cottage community
16. Saunasaari - Traditional Finnish smoke saunas 
17. Laajasalo - New maritime residential area, old manors and iron mine 
18. Korkeasaari - Helsinki Zoo (est. 1889)
19. Tar Island - Former base of the Tar merchants during the Swedish rule 
20. Kruununhaka - One of the most exclusive neighbourhoods in Helsinki 
21. Icebreakers - The base of the Finnish Icebreaker fleet 
22. Orthodox cathedral - The largest in Western Europe

Stories of Helsinki - During WW I British submarines operated in the Gulf of Finland to support Imperial Russia. In 1918 3 British ships and 7 submarines including E19 were sunken in the waters of Helsinki before the arrival of the Germans. Hear more stories during the cruise.

Helsinki Sightseeing - Map