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Kuopio Market Square

In the summer season, you must go to the Kuopio market square. It’s bulging with people, joyful chanting, flowers, berries, vegetables, local pastries and much more. The events kick off on Friday with delicious street food and live music. 

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Kuopio, Finland

Kuopio Market Hall

The Market Hall in Kuopio has been selling local and imported products since 1902. The Art Nouveau style Market Hall building is one of the most precious buildings in Kuopio, and inside there are around 30 stalls. You’ll find a good selection of speciality products in the Market Hall, topped off with friendly service.

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Kuopio, Finland

Old Kuopio Museum

Old Kuopio Museum consists of a block of eleven old wooden houses. The oldest buildings on the block are from the late 1700s and the youngest from the late 1800s. Their interiors represent living conditions and living styles of different families from the 1800s to the 1930s. In addition, there is a pharmacy house, an exhibition hall and a room

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Kittilä, Finland

The Monastery Of Valamo

The monastery of Valamo, under the jurisdiction of the Finnish Orthodox Church, was evacuated from Russia in 1940 in the turmoil of the Second World War, and the 200 monks found a new home at Papinniemi in Heinävesi. After a quieter period, the monastery began to flourish in the 1970s; a new church was built and the church began to

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Kuopio, Finland

Riisi

The Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, which was established in Kuopio in 1957, is derived from the Collection of Ancient Objects founded at the Monastery of Valamo in 1911. Most of the exhibits, which consist mainly of icons, sacred objects, and liturgical textiles, are from the monasteries and congregations of Karelia: a region in southeast Finland that was partially ceded to

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Kuopio, Finland

Puijo Tower

Puijo hill is the famous landmark of Kuopio, and the ridge of Puijo is among the most popular recreation areas of the city. The hill is 150 meters high, has an observation tower at its peak and is situated close to the city centre of Kuopio, Puijo observation tower, Tower restaurant, and Hotel Puijon Maja Puijo Tower provides you with magnificent

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Kuopio, Finland

Ruoppakongos

Located about 22 km from Sirkka to Muonio in the Kulkujoki River, 200 meters from the road. Ruoppaköngäs is a natural attraction in Kittiilä which is made up of scenic rock formations, rock, and riverside.

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Kittilä, Finland

Taatsin Seita

An inventory of cultural-history sites in Kittilä, Lapland, this summer has turned up signs of ancient livelihoods. The survey is being carried out on lands controlled by the forest management agency Metsähallitus. Many previously-unknown ancient dwelling sites have been discovered in Metsähallitus forestry tracts in northern Kittilä. Parts of hearths have been found near a standing stone known as Taatsin Seita in

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Kittilä, Finland

Sarestoniemi Museum

Särestöniemi Museum in Kaukonen in Kittilä introduces the art, childhood home, and working environment of Reidar Särestöniemi (1925-1981). The museum’s collection consists of nearly five hundred works by Särestöniemi, most of the oil and watercolor paintings and pastel drawings but also including wood drawings and etchings. In addition, the collection includes drawings, drafts, and sketchbooks. The exhibited works change once or

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Kittilä, Finland

Snow Village

Each year, around 20 million kilos of snow and 350 000 kilos of crystal clear natural ice are used to build the spectacular SnowVillage which changes in shape, size, and design to amaze visitors year after year. Covering an area of about 20 000 square meters, the SnowVillage consists of a Snow Hotel, with snow rooms and suites, Ice Restaurant, Ice

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Kittilä, Finland