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TampereTampere is located between two lakes, Näsijärvi and Pyhäjärvi. As the difference between the two lakes is 18 meters, the rapidly flowing Tammerkoski River has long been a useful resource for producing electricity today. Because of its industrial history, Tamper is commonly referred to as the "Manchestere of Finland", resulting in the Finnish "Manse" nickname and the terms "Manserock".
Tampere is located 173 kilometers from Helsinki and it can be reached by car by train in about two and a half hours, and it is about the same distance from Turku. Tampere-Pirkkala Airport is the third busiest airport in the country, serving 200,000 passengers every year.

The layout of the city center is based on Carl Ludvig Engel, but most of the buildings are post-1900. The neo-Renaissance town hall, which was completed in 1890, is located in the western part of the Central Square, which is only representative for today.
There are several art museums in the city: the Hiekka Fine Arts Museum (Hiekan Taidemuseo), the Art Museum (Taidenmuseo) and the Sara Hildén Art Museum.

An important historical part of the town is the Pispala, which lies between the lakes of Näsijärvi and Pyhäjärvi and was once a residential area of ​​workers. Industrial traditions are also attested by the city's red-brick factory buildings, such as former cotton, locomotives and weapons factories, most of which are now restaurants, entertainment venues, galleries, museums, shops, cinemas and commercial office offices.

Lenin spent his exile in the city between 1905 and 1907 and met Stalin for the first time. The memories of these have been preserved today by the Lenin Museum, built in the building of the meeting.
Tampere's most famous sights include the Särkänniemi Fun Park, where visitors can enjoy the planetarium, aquarium, dolphinarium, amusement park and six giant roller coasters, as well as the Näsinneula lookout tower with a symbolistic rotating panorama restaurant.

In Tamper, the summers are cooler: in these months we can expect long days and a pleasant temperature of 22 ° C. The snow season usually lasts from November to mid-April, when the city changes into a real winter wonderland.

The city offers a wealth of restaurants and restaurants: if you want to try authentic dishes, find a local cafe! Do not leave the so-called. Meatballs, Finnish meatballs and the sweet Munkki donut! And if you want to buy, we can find the brands of international brands and smaller boutiques on the main street of Hämeenkatu. Traditional handicrafts can be purchased at local markets, such as Laukontorin and Tammelantorin, while at Advent we can also be part of the spectacular Christmas market.

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