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Jatkankamppa Smoke Sauna

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Address: Spa Hotel Rauhalahti, Kuopio 70700, Finland (Formerly Katiskaniementie 8)
Phone Number: +358 3 060830
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Tue 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: Lumberjacks' style, traditional restaurant, 600 metres from Spa Hotel...
Lumberjacks' style, traditional restaurant, 600 metres from Spa Hotel Rauhalahti, on Lake Kallavesi. Traditional buffet, bar. In the same yard "the world's largest smoke sauna" with the possibility to swim in the lake (in winter in the ice hole). The sauna room (steam room) is unisex, separate dressing and shower rooms. In the sauna you can use swimsuit or towel. PUBLIC evenings: Tuesdays all around the year and in summer June-August also Thursdays PUBLIC traditional evenings 16-22 PM (in June-August until 23 PM): tradional buffet, smokesauna is available, accordeonist plays and sing-song and in summer time also lumberjack's demonstration at 18 and 20. Ohter days are for groups in private use.
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Experience of a lifetime

This sauna is quite different from the ones we usually encounter today as it is fired with wood and the smoke penetrates the room and warms it up and is released just before the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2015
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Copenhagen
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Copenhagen
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63 reviews 63 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

This sauna is quite different from the ones we usually encounter today as it is fired with wood and the smoke penetrates the room and warms it up and is released just before the sauna is ready. This is the traditional way the sauna was heated decades ago. Today there are only few public saunas left as everybody in Finland... More 

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Epping, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

I loved the smoke sauna. It's so hot that you start sweating the second you walk in. The smell of the pine wood smoke is lovely. I'd recommend jumping in the lake afterwards rather than just showering as it adds to the whole experience.

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Kuopio, Finland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

You can order summer teatre and "rosvopaisti" for groups

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Kuopio
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

Local atmosphere and nice local food. An accordionist at the place playing Finnish and international songs.

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