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Address: Pyynikintie 13, Tampere 33230, Finland
Phone Number: (03) 212 3247
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Good views and cafe

Stopped here on a walk of the area( you can get a map from the Tourist information office and take the green route). On the day we were there they had a cycle race on and as this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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127 reviews 127 reviews
30 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Stopped here on a walk of the area( you can get a map from the Tourist information office and take the green route). On the day we were there they had a cycle race on and as this was the start/finish line the place was packed. For a few Euros you can have the pleasure of climbing the steps to... More 

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Should you visit Tampere, you have to go for a cup of coffee and a donut in this observation tower! It is located on the top of a hill and you have a great view over the city and the surrounding lakes. Donuts are excellent.

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Helsinki
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This traditional place is always open, exept in the nights. It's very popular anyway, especially in the weekends. You may have to wait for a moment. People meet there with their motorbikes every Sunday. You can enjoy the history and old athmosphare. They have own mixed coffee and their donut buns are best in Tampere. Only payment of the price... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I made some off my coworkers go to the tower with me after seeing reviews on trip advisor. We walked from the city centre and walked long the trails by the lake. Going in that way took us a little longer, but the views along the lake were beautiful. We went to the tower mainly for the donuts that other... More 

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Oulu, Finland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Nice view from the tower of lake and tampere city. Downstairs legendary finnish pastry (covered in lot of sugar) is offered, which is quite famous it seems. Nice place.

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Espoo, Finland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

very naturally beautiful, full of high trees, just between two big lakes. when we visited one lake was frozen and the other was not. you may need to walk little up, but it is worth of doing. you may even opt for steep trails. we could manage to do one with a small kid. you must try the doughnut there... More 

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Turku, Finland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The tower offers nice views around the surrounding area, and you can see the lakes around Tampere. The tower has a nice, small café, where you can have the best doughnuts in the town. They are baking them every day, so sometimes they are still warm when served. A company is also offering abseiling from the tower, so if you... More 

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Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This place has been going forever and deservedly so! Famous for it doughnuts and hot juice it has been a local favourite for all the outdoorsy types in Tampere. Go and enjoy!!

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Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
29 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great view.Great coffee and donuts.Worth the drive.Make sure the weather is good and bring a camera.The tower is worth the ticket.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

We've been to the tower climbing in late february, the cold is no reason not to do it! (You also get a warm donut and coffee after..) DO IT!!! To the scenic: Probably it will be amazing in summer when you're on the tower and relax, everything is green etc. But you really see the tampere thing, the two lakes... More 

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