Located on the banks of the Tammerkoski rapids, Vapriikki is a museum centre that offers things to see and do for the whole family. About a dozen exhibitions each year with varied themes. Vapriikki is also home to The Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame, The Shoe Museum, and The Doll Museum.
In the middle of the beautiful conservation area of Pyynikki, the red granite observation tower, built in 1929, stands 26 metres high and offers a spectacular view over the whole Tampere. Downstairs there is a café with a warm atmosphere. Over the years it has become famous for its doughnuts ('munkki' in Finnish), which are baked on the spot using a secret recipe.
The grey granite church decked with a red brick roof was constructed based on architect Lars Sonck's drawings and it was decorated by painters Hugo Simberg and Magnus Enckell.
The church is revered as the ultimate monument of Finnish national romantic architecture.
The peak of the highest observation tower in the Nordic countries reaches 168 meters. You can see breathtaking views from the observation deck or the Restaurant Näsinneula.
The stage of Tampere Hall is graced by the international star performers from the world of popular music as well as top soloists in classical music and excellent Finnish performers.
Functional congress facilities of Tampere Hall welcome small meetings as well as large international congresses.
Särkänniemi has the widest appeal of any adventure park in Finland. There's so much to do and see for the whole family! In the winter season, you can visit the Aquarium, Dolphinarium, Planetarium, Näsinneula Observation Tower and Sara Hildén Art Museum. Angry Birds Land is closed until the summer season 2013.
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