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Culture of Tampere. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

The main cultural symbol of the city is the Tampere Cathedral. The construction of religious buildings was started in 1902 and lasted a little more than five years. The majestic and stately building of the cathedral is considered to be the most important decoration of Tampere; it features a refined architectural style and a luxurious interior. Cathedral is constructed​​ in the best traditions of national romanticism; all visitors are recommended to see this gem of world architecture.
In terms of popularity Tampere occupies the second place and loses to only one resort of Finland - Helsinki. The choice of attractions and tour itineraries here is no less diversified as in … Open
A striking example of neo-Byzantine architecture is the Orthodox Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas. This religious building reminds locals of a time when their country was part of Tsarist Russia. It should be noted that only a couple of monuments of this style have survived in Scandinavia, which makes the church even more unique.
The Kaleva Church is the monument of the later period. It was built in 1966 and is a true example of Art Nouveau. The stately building of iron, concrete and glass looks simply irresistible; for connoisseurs of architecture Kaleva Church is the embodiment of the most courageous and progressive modern trends. An incredible number of museums and galleries operate in Tampere; each cultural venue can boast of a unique collection of exhibits. Copyright
Tampere is a city with an abundance of dining places. Almost every local restaurant has an interesting legend and is ready to surprise its visitors not only with lots of branded treats, but … Open
Travelers staying on vacation with children have to include a visit the Haihara Doll Museum to the excursion program. It is located in the picturesque old mansion, which is also of great architectural and historical value. The museum exhibition consists of more than four thousand antique dolls that were brought from different parts of the world. The age of the oldest exhibits is more than nine centuries. Haihara remains one of the most visited cultural venues of the city.
There is also the Lenin Museum (Lenin-Museo) in Tampere; every year it is visited by more than 15,000 visitors. The exposition of the museum tells about the life of the proletariat leader. The museum has become a regular venue for various exhibitions and cultural events associated with Soviets. The museum's collection is very diverse, so the tour promises to be informative and interesting. This is only a small part of the amazing attractions that visitors can see in Tampere.
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What to visit during two-day excursion in Tampere

Finlayson Cotton Mill Area
Where: Veturiaukio 4, Tampere; Telephone: +358 (0)20 716 6966;
Lenin Museum
Where: Hämeenpuisto 28, Tampere; Telephone: +358 (0)3 276 8100;
Särkänniemi Adventure Park
Where: Särkänniemi Adventure Park, Tampere; Telephone: +358 (0)20 713 0200;
Moominvalley Museum
Where: Hämeenpuisto 20, Tampere; Telephone: +358 (0)20 716 6578;
Rajaportti Sauna
Where: Pispalan Valtatie 9, Tampere; Telephone: +358 (0)3 222 3823;
Tammerkoski Rapids.
Tickets: No charge.;
Laukontori Quay

Iconic cultural sights of Finland

Finland is a beautiful northern country, considered the embodiment of Nordic exotics. In a relatively small area, surrounded by beautiful natural landscapes, there are many ancient castles and fortresses, unique museums, and interesting places that cannot be found anywhere else. The colorful sights of Finland are silent evidence of the history of the amazing land. One of the most distinguishable places is the Senate Square in Helsinki, where all the tourists who come to the country go. The architectural ensemble of the square is represented by buildings in the style of late classicism. The simplicity and laconicism of the buildings give the square a stern and solemn appearance. … Open
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Preferred to Open 9 New Hotels in 2022

In September 2022, the Sommerro hotel in Oslo will start operating in a carefully restored 1930s Art Deco building. This building is a true landmark of Frogner, a historic neighborhood of the Norwegian capital. A multi-million-dollar renovation carefully turned the largest preservation project in Norway into a modern hotel with 231 rooms, including 56 residences. Preferred will open five more hotels in 2022, namely, The Wall Street Hotel in New York, Amrit Ocean Resort & Residences on Singer Island (Florida, the US), TOA Hotel & Spa in Zanzibar, Pendry hotel in Washington, and Pendry Park City hotel in Utah. Read this


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Culture guide to Tampere. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Tampere: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Tampere. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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