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Address: Joulumaantie 1 | Arctic Circle, Santa Claus Village, Rovaniemi, Finland
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Description: In the Magic zone of Arctic Circle, at Santa Claus Office, Santa meets his...
In the Magic zone of Arctic Circle, at Santa Claus Office, Santa meets his friends and visitors every day of the year. Exactly on the line of Arctic Circle, Santa Claus Office is located just next to the center square of the Santa Claus Village.
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Just like childhood is Back

When you enter the Santa Claus office it feels as if you're a kid back. It is exactly so fairy tale types which we have dreamt in our childhood. You can meet the Santa upclose and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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Taipei, Taiwan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Not many visitors. You can take bus 8 in the city centre. Close to Revaniemi airport. The atmosphere is not very Christmas because we went there in summer. Most cafe and shops are close.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

When you enter the Santa Claus office it feels as if you're a kid back. It is exactly so fairy tale types which we have dreamt in our childhood. You can meet the Santa upclose and personal here.. And guess what he is the real Santa and can even speak your language! Just fantastic experience

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

Do you believe in Santa? No matter you believe it not, this is a magical place to visit. Recommend to all.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This is amazing trip into Santa's office (not the place where his crew is working). MUST to see, nevertheless your age!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I have enjoyed visiting Santa Claus village, standing in line t take pictures with him ( 35 EURO) , visiting the souvenir shops and restaurants

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

So happy to meet the Santa Claus, however very commercial. Just a brief count on souvenir store there are about 6 already. BTW the real time camera is not working.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I stopped in here, just to kill time. I honestly expected it to be cheesy and lame, but I found myself exploring the place for hours and even lining up for a picture with Santa. There's something magical about this place that really makes you smile! I must have been lucky, because there were only four people lined up in... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Take a time to enjoy calm Lapland. See Santa working in main post office. Post some Xmas cards with coming dates to you friends and (grand)kids

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Israel
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The Santa Claus "office" in the Santa Village near Rovaniemi is just a farce. I know at least one other place, in other Alaska which claims the title of Santa... A way to attract tourist to buy a photo with an artificial bearded actor, and to receive his laconic blessing. Not my cup of coffee, and an attraction which can... More 

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Kevelaer, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Nice office. Buy a postcard and a stamp and send it to your friends. You can send your post on the same day or on 25 December !

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