The Pearl Of Helsinki – Suomenlinna Sea Fortress (Sveaborg)
Tour code: HEL H002,
Duration: 2:00 hours.
In the close vicinity, only in 15 minutes from the city, the pearl of Helsinki is located – a unique worldwide scale military monument, fortification and historical and military museum – the Suomennlinna Sea Fortress, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The tour starts with a short ferry trip departing from the market square to the island of Suomennlinna – a unique historical site with the largest monumental structure in Finland, one of the largest sea fortresses in the world. Suomenlinna is a unique complex inside Helsinki; this is a city inside the city. In addition to numerous museums and architectural monuments, galleries and parks leaving unforgettable impressions, there are plenty of cozy cafes and restaurants.
During the walking tour of Suomenlinna a professional guide will show you the main sites of the sea fortress with its 250-year old history contemporary life.
The history of Suomenlinna cannot be separated from the history of Finland and the Baltic Sea.
What’s included: Transfer to the island, Licensed guide.
Location: City centre.
Availability: All year around.