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Address: Tahtikuja 1 | Arctic Circle, Santa Claus Village, Rovaniemi 96930, Finland
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Santa Claus Main Post Office is the only official post office of Santa...

Santa Claus Main Post Office is the only official post office of Santa Claus. Here you can feel the Christmas spirit every day of the year and be served by the merry post office elves in several languages!

A very special memory from the Arctic Circle is a unique letter from Santa Claus. You can also leave your Christmas cards and parcels with the elves every day of the year!

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Visit to Santa Claus Village and Snowmobiling to Reindeer Farm from Rovaniemi
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Santa was speeking Estonian, he was real Santa:)

In September people still were in line to met Santa. I also with my friend and when we met him, he was speaking Estonian. Very surprising experience! To visit Santa and his... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Pille M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In September people still were in line to met Santa. I also with my friend and when we met him, he was speaking Estonian. Very surprising experience! To visit Santa and his villiage in the morning had an advatage- not so many turists (short line).

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Kerava, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was not sure was I only dreaming but I really met Santa and talket to him. I told him about my trip to Rovaniemi and my home town. He promised me to visit my home on Xmas. Only five minutes but enough to show my grandchildren the video "Santa and me" make them count the days to meet Santa.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Absolutely love this! Be sure to stop by to mail out some post cards to your love one from the Official Santa Claus Office (from the North Pole). My family and friends definitely love the stamp on the post cards.

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1 Thank Miss L
Joensuu, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

We visited Santa Claus Village in August. Line to Santa Claus was short, only about 10-15 minutes. Clearly the trip was more important to children but a memorable moment also to adults, at least to me it refreshed the old Christmas memory Santa Claus making me to sing a song. Oddly enough, most visitors were grown up children around 40... More 

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Lahti, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Again children were not disappointed to meet the real looking Santa at the Santa Claus Office. the way to Santa is interesting already for smaller kids and Santa himself sounds very trustful and charming. Fotoshooting costs 40 € but once in a lifetime at least it's worth of that. Very proffesional service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Spent there more then 2 hours in Septmeber, not many people around, but personel very polite and nice. Also took a picture of me, my friend and Santa Claus (it costs 35 EUR).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

This is place where the fairy tale comes true. Meeting Santa Claus is memorable event in your lifetime. The whole staff makes you feel you are actually in a fairy tale world.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Popped in here during our trip to Rovaniemi. .. How could we pass it by really! You can purchase from the many postcards and stamps and get them sent from Santa's official post office to a loved child or grandchild etc, either on that day or pre arranged for delivery at Christmas. Pretty cool idea!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Lots and lots of souvenir shops. We didn't stop to see Santa- although if you had children that would be the obvious thing to do. We did visit the huskies which had boundless energy so a little sad maybe to see them in cages. Also visited the reindeer, you were able to feed and pat them. Has to be visited... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

I visited in July and was surprised how many tourists there were. It's a great activity any time of year. You walk through and meet Santa for a photo, though you don't have to buy.

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