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The Jatkankamppa smoke sauna

Address: near the Rauhalahti Spa, Kuopio 70700, Finland
Phone Number: +358 017 473 473
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Owner description: It's the biggest smoke sauna in the world
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Copenhagen
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62 reviews 62 reviews
19 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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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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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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19 helpful votes 19 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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