Tampere Things to Do

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  • 1. Pyynikki park & tower

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Although not so popular as Nasi park (near Nasijarvi lake) which is always full of tourists we loved Pyynikki park. It’s located next to Lake Pyhajarvi, a lovely peaceful area full of trees that seems...

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  • 2. Särkänniemi Amusement Park

    4 out of 5 stars

    There are many parks in Tampere, we preferred walking around Pyynikki with the old tower but it seems most visitors prefer Sarkanniemi which is a modern and definitely much more commercial with...

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  • 3. Moominvalley

    Some say that this is Tampere’s most popular attraction. Indeed, Moominvally has attracted a wide range of visitors from families with kids, to Asian girls who come because of Moomin’s cutenes and of...

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  • 4. Näsinneula (Observation Tower)

    You must see the tower when in Tamprere. So, take a trip to tower and you understand where Tampere is located and why we Finns love our lakes. I love lake Näsijärvi (someone loves lake Pyhäjärvi too,...

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  • 5. The Lenin Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    This museum has mixed reviews and I really can understand why. The collection of the museum mostly consists mainly of publications by Lenin made during his time in Finland. As these are in Finnish or...

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  • 6. Tuomiokirkko

    Tampere Cathedral, one of the city's best-known sites, aroused vehement debates when it was built at the beginning of the twentieth century. The daring paintings by famous Finnish artist Hugo Simberg...

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  • 7. Pispala

    More than 50 years this building has served arts. It's one of the oldest houses on the Pispala highway (it's only a street, but there are some streets called highways here in Tampere and this is one...

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  • 8. Arboretum

    If you are tired of the hussle in the city you can visit Hatanpää Arboretum (abt 2 km from teh centre). In its beautiful parks and view towards to Lake Pyhäjärvi and Pyynikki your soul definitely...

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  • 9. Vapriikki Museums

    This place is probably considered as Tampere’s main museum, even if the Lenin Museum and the Moomin Valley are better known. Vapriikki is located on the former ground of the Tampella factory, once one...

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  • 10. Tampere Orthodox Church

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I am an orthodox, so this church is close to me. My roots are from very east, so I have lived in close relationship with Cristian doctrine and orthodoxy. There is an icon in the corner of my living...

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  • 11. Viikinsaari

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    VIIKINSAARI Viikinsaari Island on Lake Pyhäjärvi offers various summertime events and art courses. There is also a sauna and a restaurant and ecumenical chapel. Boats leave for the island from the...

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  • 12. Tampere City Library

    4 out of 5 stars

    This is one of the best places of Tampere. The main library is called Metso. There is a free Internet for everyone to use and Tampere has even their own Netti-Nysse which is a mobile Internet bus. It...

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  • 13. Tallipiha - The Stable Yards

    A collection of stables from the 19th century was refurbished and has becaome a popular market for sweets, handicrafts and other souvenirs. The atmosphere at this places depends a lot on the season...

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  • 14. Amuri museum of workers' housing

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Tampere was founded in 1779. Beginning in the mid 1800's heavy industrialisation brought many new inhabitants to the town. They needed somewhere to live and the burgesses had to give up their fields....

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  • 15. Sara Hildén Art Museum

    No visit to Tampere would be complete without a visit to see the Sara Hilden collection. It is the home to some 3300 works of modern art, from both Finnish and International artists. The collection...

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  • 16. Tampere Christmasmarket

    Tampere is trying to get greatest christmasmarket of the Country starting this year.There is 50 salesman coming,selling Finnish handigrafts and Finnish Christmas-delights from ham to handmade...

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  • 17. Sauna in Tampere

    One of most famous saunas in Finland. many celebritys have been here also, and it´s very popular for tourists. I don´t like public saunas, but I thought I MUST save this here, when no-one else has...

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  • 18. Lenin museum

    Lenin Museum (Lenin-museo) is probaly the only museum in the world dedicated to the famous Russian communist revolutionary and political theorist Vladimir Lenin...

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  • 19. Hämeenpuisto Park

    Hameenpuisto is a long public park that is the western border of the city center, but it was interesting to know that back in 19th century this was supposed to...

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  • 20. lake Pyhajarvi

    Tampere lies between 2 major lake, the one in the south is lake Pyhajarvi. The average depth is 5,5m with maximum at 46m (deepest spots lie between Tampere and...

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  • 21. Laukontori square

    Laukontori square is a popular spot near the harbor that houses an outdoor market. We’ve been there a bit late so there were only a few stalls selling some...

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  • 22. Keskustori square

    Keskustori is Tampere’s Central square, a large public square that is always busy with people (locals and visitors). Hameenkatue -the main street of Tampere-...

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  • 23. Old Church

    This was the first church we visited in Tampere due to its central location, right on Keskustori square.Vanha Kirkko (Old Church) was built in 1824 in...

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  • 24. Hameenkatu street

    Hameenkatu is the main street of Tampere and the first one we walked on as we got out of the train station. It’s 1km long starting on the east side at the train...

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  • 25. Tammerkoski rapids

    Tampere center is located between two lakes (Nasijarvi and Pyjajarvi) that have 18meters difference in altitude as Nasijarvi lake stands higher with water...

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 Tampere has something to do for everyone. We love museums, so I guess our favourite places in here are Vapriikki museum center, Tampereen taidemuseo  (art museum) and Amurin...

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