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Private 3-Hour Helsinki Walking Tour
"Meet your professional tour guide in your hotel lobby and start a walking city tour with a knowledgeable local. Enjoy this private comprehensive walking tour that covers the must-see sights as well as most important and interesting parts of Helsinki the Presidential Palace City Hall the Uspenski Cathedral the colourful Market Square the Parliament buildings Finlandia Hall
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Private Guided Helsinki City Tour
"Professional Helsinki guides are on top of what to do see and experience in Helsinki. A private Helsinki guide will take you to an interesting trip through the beautiful capital city of Finland. During the tour you will see the most important and interesting parts of Helsinki such as the historical centre the Presidential Palace City Hall the Parliament building Finlandia Hall and the Opera House. Stops are at the Senate Square
From EUR380.00
 
Private Shore Excursion: Helsinki Walking Tour
"Meet your professional tour guide outside the main port gate and take a tram to the city center (at own expense). Enjoy this private comprehensive walking tour that covers the must-see sights as well as most important and interesting parts of Helsinki su the Presidential Palace City Hall the Uspenski Cathedral the colorful Market Square the Parliament buildings Finlandia Hall
From $413.00

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Musta Makkara

If you ask anyone in Tampere which one is the most typical local food, the answer would be mustamakkara. This sausage (similar to black pudding, but thinner) consists of pork, pig blood, crushed rye...
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Pispala - Rajaportti Sauna

This is one of the legends here in Tampere. When visiting Finland, it is quite easy get to visit Sauna, your friends are more than eager to take you to one, all hotels have sauna, at least some time...
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Christmas Market - Joulutori

Christmas markets are quite young tradition in Finland. Espoo has the longest, from 24th of Nov to 23th of Dec. Helsinki starts 7th and Tampere 5th Dec both ending to 23th Dec. There are a lot of...
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Tampere light-weeks

There´s this thing called "valoviikot"(lightweeks) from November to beginning of January.It´s nice that they put a lot of light to the streets.Some of them are very old,from the 1960´s I think,and...
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Driving like a local

If you are a pedestrian or even cycling in Tampere, you might want to watch out for cars.People behind the wheels are more or less thinking that they are the only people on the road. It is almost as a...
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Have a munkki-kahvit :)

The doughnuts available at cafe at Pyynikki observation tower are widely regarded as the best in Tampere, if not the whole of Finland!So, that's the munkki! Kahvit is the accompanying coffee you'll no...
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Sauna - the Finnish way :)

It's great fun warming (sweating) up in the hot sauna, then dipping in the cold lake outside, only to return to the sauna to repeat this process several times over.Do have a quick shower before &...
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Funny names of areas in Tampere

When we moved to Tampere,one of first things I remember was wondering how grazy names of cityparts they have here!We were sitting at Sputnik-bar,and I looked down the window-where the local-bussess...
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Manse-rock

In Finland most young people know what is"manse-rock".We call Tampere"Manse"(some people used to say,that this is Manchester of Finland),and from Tampere there have come lots of popular bands.Some of...
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Really a Tampere-thing

If you want to be like real Tampere-citzen,you should love ice-hockey.Then you shoul choose witch team you support and buy their clothes and a flag and go to Hakametsän halli to see Ice-hockey.I know...
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Language

Whenever I am in a country where english is not the main language (and since english is the only language I can speak fluently) I try to learn at least two phrases: 'Do you speak english?' and 'thank...
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TAMPERE LANGUAGE

or a dialect really. There's a small dictionary called: Pipa päässä rotvallir reunalla' if you want to learn more of this unique dialect. Here are some useful words with which you can impress local...
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People

In Tampere and in Finland generally, people are quite shy, introverted and not so polite for 'strangers'. You will soon realise that they don't apologize if they just pushed you in the queu in the...
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More infos...
Tampere is...

More infos...Tampere is the third largest town in Finland (ca 190 000 inhabitants), situated 180 km from Helsinki. It's surrounded by beautiful lakes.You can still see the Tampella-Finlayson factory...
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Top Hotels in Tampere

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Pyynikintie 13, Tampere, Western Finland, SF 33230, Finland
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Hatanpaanvaltatie 1, Tampere, Western Finland, 33100, Finland
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Hameenkatu 1, Tampere, Western Finland, 33100, Finland
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Yliopistonkatu 44, Tampere, Western Finland, 33100, Finland
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Akerlundinkatu 2 a, 6th floor, Tampere, 33100, Finland
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Koskikatu 5, Tampere, Western Finland, 33100, Finland
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Top Things to Do in Tampere

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Pyynikki park & tower

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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Särkänniemi Amusement Park

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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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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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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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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The Lenin Museum

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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