Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Tampere, Finland


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Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 1.4 km
Ascend 0 m
Descend 0 m

Experience Tampere in Finland in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in TampereIndividual Sights in Tampere

Sight 1: 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

189 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: 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), Website

143 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Särkänniemi Aquarium

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Särkänniemi Aquarium Teuvo Kanerva / CC BY 4.0

Särkänniemi Aquarium is located in the Särkänniemi Experience Park area in Tampere. The aquarium has more than 200 different species of fish, reptiles and amphibians from all over the world.

Wikipedia: Särkänniemen akvaario (FI), Website

243 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Koiramäki

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Koiramäki is a theme park area in Särkänniemi amusement park in Tampere, based on the Koiramäki book series created by Mauri Kunnas. Previously, there was a children's zoo, whose animals are now in Koiramäki. The area was renewed for the summer season 2013 to its current form to Koiramäki. Särkänniemi has announced the price of more than EUR 5 million.

Wikipedia: Koiramäki (Särkänniemi) (FI)

870 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 5: Steamboat Kuru memorial

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Steamboat Kuru memorial

SS Kuru was a steam ship which sank on 7 September 1929 in the lake Näsijärvi, in Tampere, Finland.

Wikipedia: SS Kuru (EN), Website


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