We are proud to welcome the Finnish Independence day celebration to Tampere this year! On Dec 6th you can first dance in an event hosted and lead by the bright stars of the Finnish dance scene, and starting from 3pm the festivitites continue at the Central Square, ending with the traditional fireworks - welcome!
The Tampere Christmas Market is known for its atmosphere. Twinkling lanterns, friends and spending time together - lights, flavors and scents - little things that create the Christmas spirit. The Market is open from December 5 to 22 - welcome!
The world's longest running musical is on now in Tampere Theater - with English subtitles! Seen by more than 65 million people in 42 countries and in 22 languages around the globe, it is still breaking box-office records everywhere in its 28th year. Les Misérables is a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit.
Now you can explore Tampere with Citynomadi route map, which you can either download as an application or use via your browser – click the heading for more information! As our newest service, tourist information is now available also via chat - you will find the chat window at the bottom of the page when we're online!
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 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 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. In the winter season, you can visit the Aquarium, Dolphinarium, Planetarium, Näsinneula Observation Tower and Sara Hildén Art Museum. During the summer season the whole Adventure park is open: the rides, Angry Birds Land, Doghill and more!
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