18 Sights in Tampere, Finland (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Tampere, Finland. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 18 sights are available in Tampere, Finland.

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1. Särkänniemi

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Särkänniemi is an amusement park in Tampere, Finland, located in the district by the same name. The park features an aquarium, a planetarium, Doghill Fairytale Farm, an art museum and an observation tower Näsinneula. Särkänniemi is the second most popular amusement park in Finland with Linnanmäki in Helsinki being the most popular one. Särkänniemi has five rollercoasters: the inverted coaster Tornado, the flying coaster Trombi, the family motorcycle launch coaster MotoGee and Hype, a launched steel Sky Rocket II coaster, and family coaster Vauhtimato. The half-pipe coaster called Half Pipe was recently removed due to multiple reasons. Särkänniemi is owned by the city of Tampere and attracts over 600 000 visitors annually.

Wikipedia: Särkänniemi (EN)

2. Tampere Art Museum

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Tampere Art Museum is a museum in Tampere, Finland, opened to the public on 31 October 1931. It is the oldest art museum in Inner Finland and the third oldest in the whole country. The Art Museum building is located in the Amur district near Pyynikintori. The museum has been owned by the City of Tampere since 1985, and it now operates as part of the city's museum operations. Originally, Tampere Art Museum and its collections were run by the Tampere Art Society. The association still supports the museum's activities, as does the Friends of Tampere Art Museum.

Wikipedia: Tampereen taidemuseo (FI), Website

3. Sara Hildén Art Museum

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Sara Hildén Art Museum is an art museum located in Särkänniemi, Tampere. Sara Hildén, whose name the museum bears, was a clothing entrepreneur and a great art lover who acquired an extensive collection of Finnish and foreign art during her lifetime. Today, the Art Museum is maintained by the City of Tampere, and it houses permanently the collection of contemporary art owned by the Sara Hildén Foundation. The focus of the museum's collection is on art from the 1960s and 1970s.

Wikipedia: Sara Hildénin taidemuseo (FI), Website

4. Koiramäki

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Koiramäki is a theme park area located in the Särkänniemi amusement park in Tampere, based around the Koiramäki book series created by Mauri Kunnas. The area used to house the Children's Zoo, whose animals are now located in Koiramäki. The area was renovated for the summer season of 2013 to its current form as Koiramäki. Särkänniemi has announced that the cost of the reform will be over EUR 5 million.

Wikipedia: Koiramäki (Särkänniemi) (FI)

5. Härmälän kirkko

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Härmälä Church is a church in Härmälä, Tampere, whose building plan was based on the winning proposal of architects Elma and Erik Lindroos in 1939. Initially, the parsonage and parish hall buildings were completed on the site in 1949. In August 1972, a church hall was completed in connection with them. The adjacent colonnaded belfry dates from 1949. The altar cross was made by Ipi and Pekka Pyhältö.

Wikipedia: Härmälän kirkko (FI)

6. Milavida Museum

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Näsilinna is a neo-baroque palace on Näsikallio in Tampere, Finland. It was built by Peter von Nottbeck, son of Wilhelm von Nottbeck, a St. Petersburg-based industrial manager of Finlayson. The original name of the palace, completed in 1898, was Milavida. The building was designed by architect Karl August Wrede. The true meaning and history of the name Milavida is unknown.

Wikipedia: Milavida Museum (EN), Website

7. Lenin Museum

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The Tampere Lenin Museum is a museum devoted to Vladimir Lenin in Tampere, Finland. It was established in 1946 by the Finland–Soviet Union Society, and today it is run by The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas. It was the first museum dedicated to Lenin outside the Soviet Union, and is now the only surviving one located outside Russia.

Wikipedia: Tampere Lenin Museum (EN), Website

8. Teiskon kirkko

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Teisko Church is the church of the Evangelical Lutheran Parish Union of Tampere in Teisko, Tampere. Located on a hill by Lake Kirkkojärvi, the wooden church was built by the well-known church builder Matti Åkerblom from Eräjärvi. The church was consecrated unfinished on 31.8.1787 and completed in 1788.

Wikipedia: Teiskon kirkko (FI)

9. Koskipuisto

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Koskipuisto Visa580 / CC BY 2.5

Koskipuisto is a park in Kyttälä, Tampere, Finland, to the east of the Tammerkoski rapids. On the opposite shore of the rapids is the Kirjastonpuisto park - which is sometimes considered part of Koskipuisto. The Tammerkoski rapids with its coasts belongs to the national landscapes of Finland.

Wikipedia: Koskipuisto (EN), Website

10. Siperia

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Siberia, or TR 37, is a former spinning mill building of the Finlayson cotton mill, located at the northern end of the Central Square in Tampere, along Satakunnankatu. The large, four-storey building was designed by Swiss industrial architect Carl-Arnold Séquin-Bronner and completed in 1899.

Wikipedia: Siperia (tehdasrakennus) (FI)

11. Spy Museum

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The Spy Museum is the world's first public museum of international espionage, located in Tampere, Finland. The museum was founded in 1998. The idea of the museum was invented by Teppo Turja, who founded the museum. The museum is the only one of its kind in Europe, besides Spy Museum Berlin.

Wikipedia: Spy Museum (Tampere) (EN)

12. Tampere Orthodox Church

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Tampere Orthodox Church is an Eastern Orthodox church in Tampere, Finland, located in the Kyttälä city district. It is dedicated to Saint Alexander Nevsky and to Saint Nicholas. Tampere Orthodox Church was completed in 1899 to the design of the Russian military architect T. U. Yazukov.

Wikipedia: Tampere Orthodox Church (EN)

13. Messukylä Church

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Messukylä Church Visa580 / CC BY 2.5

Messukylä Church is a Lutheran church in Tampere, Finland. It is the newer of the two churches in the Messukylä district. The brick church was built to replace the dilapidated old church of Messukylä, and it was completed in 1879.

Wikipedia: Messukylän kirkko (FI), Website

14. Tampereen Baptistiseurakunta

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The Tampere Baptist Church is a Finnish Baptist congregation in Tampere, Finland. It belongs to the Finnish Baptist Church and was founded in 1890. The current congregation building is located in the Kissanmaa district of Tampere.

Wikipedia: Tampere Baptist Church (EN), Website

15. Messukylän vanha kirkko

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Messukylän vanha kirkko Marja Numminen / CC BY 2.5

Messukylä Old Church is a medieval greystone church in the Messukylä district of Tampere. The church is the oldest building in Tampere. In the vernacular, it has also been called Mikko after its patron saint Michael.

Wikipedia: Messukylän vanha kirkko (FI)

16. Central Square Fountain

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The fountain in the Central Square was designed by Robert Huber and donated to the City of Tampere by Wilhelm von Nottbeck. The sculpture is in a pool of water in Tampere Central Square in front of the Town Hall.

Wikipedia: Keskustorin suihkukaivo (FI), Website

17. Tampereen helluntaiseurakunta

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Tampereen helluntaiseurakunta / fair use

Tampere Pentecostal Church is a Pentecostal church in Tampere, Finland, founded on January 21, 1921. The church is led by Pastor Usko Kato. In addition to the roof, several other employees work in the parish.

Wikipedia: Tampereen helluntaiseurakunta (FI), Website

18. Plevna

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Plevna is a former industrial building located in the neighbourhood of Finlayson in central Tampere, Finland, hosting a Finnkino movie theatre, the brewery restaurant Plevna and the Koskipanimo microbrewery.

Wikipedia: Plevna, Tampere (EN)


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