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Puijo Tower

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Address: Puijontie 135, Kuopio 70300, Finland
Phone Number: +358 44 5524810
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Small souvenier shop at the entrance, plenty of time to take as many photos and enjoy the beautiful, gorgeous, landscape of Finland. Enjoyed the coffee and sampled some of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Lochgelly, United Kingdom
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Lochgelly, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Small souvenier shop at the entrance, plenty of time to take as many photos and enjoy the beautiful, gorgeous, landscape of Finland. Enjoyed the coffee and sampled some of the baking on offer. Well worth the trip.

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Kuopio, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

From Puijo Tower you can see the city of Kuopio and it's nice surroundings.There up is also a nice restaurang offering Finnish food. If you like hiking there are many paths to walk and enjoy nature.

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Kuopio, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I visited Puijon tower with my language course classmates. It had already snowed a lot by then so the way to the tower were just out of this world! The trees were laden with snow and the passage was all white and snowy. Even from the viewing level, the views were breath-taking. The tower is approx. 5 min drive from... More 

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Vantaa, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

There is no many attractions to visit in Kuopio, but if you have time and you like beautiful landscapes this is a must see place. Especially in summer time you can see the beautiful Kallavesi lake and forests from here. It really looks like, that Kuopio is a city in the middle of the forest. Beautiful. The tower itself looks... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Puijo tower is next to skujimp arena in town Kuopio. Tower is the tallest builing in town and offers 360 panorama view over Kuopio. There is simple vafe so you can sit down and relax for a while

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Kuopio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Go on top and take a look of all Kuopio. Then some food at the tower restaurant. These are must things to do when visiting but besides that Puijo does not offer anything else.

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Oulu, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A very nice uphill trip either on the road or via the grand stair on the other side of the Puijo hill at the ski stadium by the ski jumpong tower. There are also stairs in the tower itself. An after all this climbing you can have a nice dinner/lunch at the tower restaurant and view the scenes 360'.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

In puijo you can look to the town by huge hide, it's wonderfull. the road is very precipitous and next to the road there are many pristine pines and spruses.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The tower gives panoramic views over the whole city! There are information boards provided so you can see what you are looking at and in which direction you are looking. On a clear day I can imagine that you can see for miles! Unfortunately, this was not the case when I was there but it was beautiful anyway. The area... More 

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Kuopio
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

There are not so many cities with more than 100000 inhabitants AND a 500 hectar natural park quite in the middle of the city. Puijo hill is such a place in Kuopio, Finland. The scenery itself is astonishing with old forest and nature reservoir. The tower is not the highest in the world, but the view over lake Kallavesi is... More 

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