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Warnings & Dangers
OVERALL RISK :
Helsinki is one of the safest city in Europe with a rating of 86 it is ranked 6th out of 113 on the ranking of the safest and most dangerous cities.
PICKPOCKETS RISK :
More than 5 million tourists come to Finland yearly. Around 3.5 million of them stay in Helsinki. Such a huge flow of tourists makes pickpocketing common. Simple precautions will almost eliminate chances of being robbed.
MUGGING RISK :
Finland is a place, where you are not likely to be kidnapped or mugged. Anyway, we recommend you not to accept drinks from strangers, although drink-spiking is not common at all.
SCAMS RISK :
There are no scams on the streets of Helsinki.
TRANSPORT & TAXIS RISK :
Pickpockets operate in a public transport in Helsinki. During winter the road conditions can become more dangerous. Snow tires should be necessarily used.
NATURAL DISASTERS RISK :
All visitors must expect long, cold winters. Proper clothes are essential while your stay in Helsinki.
TERRORISM RISK :
Though the threat from terrorism is low in Finland. We recommend to be vigilant of suspicious activity and abandoned subjects all the time. Terrorism is a threat all over the world.
WOMEN TRAVELERS RISK :
Helsinki is generally very safe for women travelers.