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  • cstolarczyk
    Keighley, UK1 contribution
    Very nice church in city Center , 10 minutes walk from train station. Can take very nice photo at night time. Very easy to find , just turn right from train station
    Written 24 May 2022
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  • Minttu
    3 contributions
    Beautiful flowers and lake view. Nice place for a picnic in summer. Also has a summer cafe and toilet.
    Written 1 March 2022
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  • Danes55
    Holstebro, Denmark1,910 contributions
    The Finlayson Area is a fantastic area close to water.
    It was build by a Scottsman as a Cotton Mill and to day this big area is full off different life, Museums, dining place, theater, shops and offices and lots of things to do.
    Go there and see the history of Tampere.
    Written 4 September 2019
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  • Mikael F
    Helsinki, Finland23,765 contributions
    This interesting museum is located in the historic Finlayson factory area.

    The exhibitions offer an overview of the history of the industrial era and the social history of workers.

    At the same premises, you can also find the Steam Engine Museum.
    Written 26 October 2021
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  • Heli P
    Helsinki, Finland5,373 contributions
    The building seen from above resembles a big male capercaillie in his pride so the library is known in Finnish as Metso. Architect couple Raili and Reima Pietiläs' design from 1986 has assymetrical lines and unexpected nooks both inside and out. The fame of Metso earned them the priviledge to create in 1993 Mäntyniemi in Helsinki, the formal residence of our president.
    Written 21 July 2020
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  • Mikael F
    Helsinki, Finland23,765 contributions
    Tampere Orthodox Church was completed in 1899. This red-brick church is located near the railway station.

    On our visit, the church was fenced around and there were construction works on the street next to it.
    Written 11 August 2020
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  • Mikael F
    Helsinki, Finland23,765 contributions
    This park is located next to the Tampere Hall, five minutes walk from the railway station.

    In the middle of the park is a big pond with a fountain. You can find ducks swimming here.

    There are also many other species of birds living in the cages by the pond.
    Written 11 August 2020
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  • B T
    London, UK833 contributions
    This is a big church that has a nice wooden roof and on the inside you can look up and see into the spire, it's worth a visit
    Written 25 April 2021
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  • Mikael F
    Helsinki, Finland23,765 contributions
    This Evangelist-Lutheran church built in Gothic Revival style is located in the Finlayson industrial area. It was built in 1879 as the church of the Finlayson cotton factory, where the factory workers could practice religion.

    The church has also served as the “Children’s Cathedral” since 1996. Because of its central location, small size, and pleasant architecture, the church is one of the most popular wedding churches in Tampere.

    On our visit, the church was closed. So we couldn't see the interior.
    Written 26 October 2021
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  • Kristian_K_T123
    51 contributions
    Church was completed in 1966. You can find lot of wooden surfaces inside the church. The layout shape resembles a fish, an ancient symbol of Christianity.
    Written 25 March 2018
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  • Mikael F
    Helsinki, Finland23,765 contributions
    This museum is located in Hervanta, in the same premises as the Police University College. The museum is easily accessed from the city center with the new tram (line 3).

    The museum offers information about the Finnish police services throughout the time.

    In addition to the permanent exhibition, the museum features changing special exhibitions. On our visit, it was 'The colored truth – Art crime in Finland'.

    The entrance is free. The museum is suitable for all ages.
    Written 26 October 2021
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  • Mikael F
    Helsinki, Finland23,765 contributions
    This wooden cross church located next to Tampere Central Square was built in 1825.

    The bell tower designed by Carl Ludvig Engel was completed in 1828.

    Inside you can find the beautiful organ and pulpit. There are seats for 300 people.

    The church is a very popular wedding church.
    Written 8 October 2019
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  • Danes55
    Holstebro, Denmark1,910 contributions
    Rigth in the center of Tampere on the main street you will find this Sokos.
    Large shopping center were you will find every thing, all very modern and clean.
    Even the Alko shop is present here.
    Easy to find around in this big shop, should be one of the biggest in Tampere.
    Written 4 September 2019
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  • Heli P
    Helsinki, Finland5,373 contributions
    Great former redbrick factories border the mainly restrained rapids connecting the two lakes surrounding Tampere. The bridge is the central part of the main street Hämeenkatu leading from the railway station to Pyynikki. This summer it is also a big construction site as the new tramline is still under way.
    Written 21 July 2020
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  • Heli P
    Helsinki, Finland5,373 contributions
    High up on the hill by the Milavida mansion is a statue of a woman holding two children in despair. It commemorates the 1929 tragedy of Kuru, a ship full of passengers sunken in the high waves of Näsi lake with 138 lives lost. From below by the shore you can hear the music and laughter of people at the Särkänniemi amusement park.
    Written 23 July 2020
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