Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #3 in Tampere, Finland


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 2.4 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: 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

970 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 2: 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

397 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: 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)

85 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: 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)

103 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 5: 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)

383 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 6: 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

510 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 7: Museum Centre Vapriikki

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The Vapriikki Museum Centre is a cluster of museums operating in the old factory premises of Tampella, in Tampere, Finland. The name Vapriikki derives from the Swedish word fabrik, meaning factory.

Wikipedia: Vapriikki Museum Centre (EN), Flickr, Website, Facebook, Youtube


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