I will be happy to become your private guide in this northern city of wonders! I came here 5 years ago from Saint-Petersburg to study at the university and I just fell in love with this adorable city. I have graduated with a Master's degree in culture and communication from the University of Helsinki in 2013. Right now I'm working on my PhD thesis concerning culture and translation. I am a professional translator/interpreter in my own company in Helsinki and I speak fluently four languages: English, Swedish, Finnish and Russian. I can provide tours in any of the mentioned languages, so just choose. I'm also working as a tour guide at Mannerheim-museum in Helsinki where I tell our guests (from around the globe) about Finnish history and a national hero of Finland - marshal Karl Gustav Emil Mannerheim.
I am really passionate about Helsinki, I really know and love the city. I tell my guests a lot about Finnish history, design, and also about interesting traditions of Finns (and there are many of them!) and Finnish style of life. I'm also into photography, so I will be glad to make beautiful pictures of your most exciting moments in Helsinki.
Helsinki is a vibrant capital with many attractions to see. I will get you acquainted with most interesting places and facts about Helsinki and it's people, show you special places which only an insider knows in Helsinki. Are you interested in visiting a unique Chapel of Silence in the heart of Helsinki with extraordinary, innovative architecture and inviting atmosphere? And new university library will astonish you by its modern design and unique atmosphere.
If you wish experience Finnish cuisine as well, we can visit one of the best Finnish restaurants in Helsinki with a traditional style.
All my tours are individual and can be customized according to the needs of your group. During our tour, you get my undivided attention of you private tour guide, as well as translation help and photography services. Don't hesitate to ask me if you have some questions about booking or about tours. If you see that the day you will be in Helsinki is already booked, ask me anyway (often it is just several hours that I'm busy). Or if you have a bigger group than I have mentioned in my tour description, contact me and we will get the tour customized.
It will be my pleasure to become your personal tour guide. See you in Helsinki!
A Recent Review of this guide
Olga was very knowledgeable about Helsinki as well as knowing lots about Finnish history. Great tour!
- Master of Arts in Languages of Northern Countries (Master's program Culture and Communication), University of Helsinki
- Staff guide at Mannerheim-museum in Helsinki
- Translator/interpreter at own company TulkkiCity Ltd.
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle.