Tampere is a city in the Pirkanmaa region, located in the western part of Finland. Tampere is the most populous inland city in the Nordic countries.
Tammerkoski is a channel of rapids in Tampere, Finland. The city of Tampere is located between two lakes, Näsijärvi and Pyhäjärvi.View on Google Maps Book this experience
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Located in the south-west of Finland, Tampere has a population of 230,000 and is known as the third largest city in the country and the gateway to Finland for tourists from all over the world.
Restaurants, museums, unique architecture... Tampere is dynamic and appeals to all generations.
The people there live up to their reputation: jovial, warm and enthusiastic in all circumstances. And Tampere is also a city of fabulous scenery... As part of the Finnish Lake District, the city is home to breathtaking landscapes and surroundings. So get ready to be amazed!
It will only take a few seconds to realise how industrial Tampere really is. Visit the Finlayson district in the city centre, where former industrial factories have been transformed into restaurants, bars, shops and museums.
On the museum side, don't miss the Lenin Museum and the Spy Museum, before continuing your visit to the various exhibitions in the district, where the 1970s are often in the spotlight.
Head for the Labour Museum, known as the "Werstas Museum of the Working Class". This museum is a must in Tampere for those who would like to know the history of the city.
Discover the Pyynikki Tower. It is perched 26 metres high on Pyynikki Hill and promises a 360° view: if the sky is clear, you can even see Lake Näsi and Lake Pyhä which surround Tampere. As well as offering an incredible panorama, the tower is also home to a superb architectural structure clad in red granite.
Pispala is Tampere's most colourful district, located 3 kilometres from the city centre. It is home to hundreds of small wooden houses, built by the workers in the 20th century.
Tampere is surrounded by lakes. In winter as well as in summer, the view is breathtaking. For a view of the Tammer Rapids, go to the Hämeenkatu bridge that crosses the city centre. This is a great place for photographers! The bridge is bordered by typical buildings with modern and authentic architecture.
This is the highlight of any trip to Finland: a dog sled ride. Visiting Tampere will give you the opportunity to enjoy it. Head east to the lakeside farms. The scenery is breathtaking.
Tampere is full of other activities to discover, so don't hesitate.
Tampere is located about 2 hours from the capital Helsinki. So you can land in the capital and then take a train, bus or car to Tampere.
In Tampere, so in Finland, Finnish and Swedish are spoken. Of course, English can also be spoken.
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