Attractions in Tampere
Tampere surprises with many types of attractions and sights. Some of them are
pretty special too! But it should not be hidden under a chair that many tourists
probably come to Tampere primarily for beautiful nature experiences, and enjoy
warm days at two of Finland's "thousand lakes".
- See DigoPaul for dictionary definitions of Tampere,
Finland. Includes geographical map and city sightseeing photos.
Särkänniemi amusement park
This large park offers everything from aquariums, via planetarium to dolphins
and a cute little zoo for kids. In addition, there are traditional amusement
park activities such as carousels and raffle stalls. Särkänniemi is open almost
every day of the year, although the tivoli part naturally closes in winter and
early spring. Check the website for details.
Tickets can be purchased for each attraction, or a pass for all attractions.
The park is located north of the center of Tampere, towards Lake Näsijärvi.
Amuri open air museum
The Amuri open-air museum shows working homes that date back to around the
1770s. The museum is open year-round, 7 days a week. Expect an entry fee of
about NOK 50, but with significant child discounts. The address is
Satakunnankatu 49, northwest of downtown.
In the Workers' House in Tampere you will find the room where apparently
Lenin and Stalin met for the first time. The museum now located here has the
mission to showcase Lenin's life and thoughts. You will find a variety of items
and information material. For those who are particularly interested, this is an
incredibly fascinating and rewarding museum.
The address is Hameenpuisto 28.
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
If you pass by Aleksanterin Kirkko and further northwest you arrive at a
wonderfully beautiful area in Pyynikki that tourists pilgrimage to. It is in the
area's park with associated observation tower where the world famous donuts are
served. And for about 10 kroner you can climb to the top of the observation
tower. The address is Pyynikintie 13, 3 to 4 kilometers northwest of the city
Mummi Valley Art Museum
Everyone knows the Mummi trolls and Tove Jansson's marvelous world. This
museum shows lots of her art, including a lot of the Mummi trolls.
Remember that the museum is located below the city library, so it can be a
little difficult to find. Moominvalley Art Museum is going to be the whole
family's favorite. The address is Hameenpuisto 20 and it is open every day of
the week except Mondays.
Cathedral of Tampere
Tampereen tuomiokirkko or the cathedral of Tampere if you like, [see
photo first in the article] offers stunningly beautiful architecture, and
with an interior that is covered with masterful art. There is free entrance. The
location is just north of Hämeenkatu main street, more specifically in
If there is a museum or rather a museum complex to visit, then it is
Vapriikki. Here you will find, for example. Finland's "Ice hockey hall of fame".
And there are not many world stars Finland has to offer in this sport. In
addition, there is a shoe museum as well as a number of other exciting
exhibitions. And new themes and exhibitions are constantly emerging. in
Opening hours are usually from 1000 to 1800 every day, except Mondays. The
address is Alaverstaanraitti 5, not a long way north from the city