Senaatintori (Helsinki Senate Square) – the Senate Square and its surroundings form a unique and cohesive architectural entity. The square is dominated by four buildings: Helsinki Cathedral, the Government Palace, the main building of the University of Helsinki and the National Library of Finland.
Helsingin Tuomiokirkko (Helsinki Cathedral) – is arguably Finland's most famous and photographed building; it celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2002.
Temppeliaukio Church (Church of the Rock) – the acoustics inside this Lutheran church hewn out of the rock make it an excellent concert venue. The church is located in the heart of Helsinki and is visited by half a million people every year.
Sightseeing cruises – you can explore Helsinki's jewel-like archipelago via a number of cruise operators.
Suomenlinna – this sea fortress and its island home is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that offers tourists a real adventure with its tunnels, museums, submarine and fortress. Apart from exploring the area you can also visit one of the museums and during summer time there are several cafes and pleasant areas to enjoy a picnic.
Esplanadi Park – a green area in the heart of Helsinki which often plays host to various events.