Twenty most popular attractions (sights) in Finland

 



Aqua Park Serena


Twenty most popular attractions (sights) in Finland

 

1. Linnanmäki Amusement Park (Helsinki): http://www.linnanmaki.fi

 

2. Särkänniemi Amusement Park (Tampere): http://www.sarkanniemi.fi/www/index.php?lang=en

 

3. Korkeasaari Zoo, one of the most northerly zoos in the world with animals from arctic tundra to Amazonia, several rare species, established in 1889 (Helsinki): http://www.hel2.fi/zoo/index_eng.html and http://www.korkeasaari.fi/index_eng.html

 

4. AaltoAlvari Swimming & Recreation Center, mainly designed by Alvar Aalto (Jyväskylä): http://www3.jkl.fi/info/matkailu/eng?target=kohteet&theme=26:53:63

 

5. Ruka Ski Resort (Kuusamo): http://www.ruka.fi/english/

 

6. Ateneum Art Museum (Helsinki): http://www.ateneum.fi

 

7. Näsinneula Observation Tower (Tampere): http://www.sarkanniemi.fi/www/sisalto.php?lang=en&id=06

 

8. Imatran Kylpylä Spa & Indoor Water Amusement Park, the spa with massaging showers, the waterfall, Yorokobi pool, saunas, the new Promenade hotel with very good rooms for families, the old Spa Hotel (Imatra): http://www.imatrankylpyla.fi/page.php?page_id=38

 

9. Levi Ski Resort (Kittilä): http://www.levi.fi/pages/index.php?id=1&language=eng_win

 

10. Heureka - The Finnish Science Centre, the most famous science centre in Scandinavia, planetarium, omnimax type cinema, action centre (Vantaa near Helsinki): http://www.heureka.fi

 

11. Grand Casino (Helsinki)

 

12. Särkänniemi Dolphinarium (Tampere): http://www.sarkanniemi.fi/www/sisalto.php?lang=en&id=02

 

13. Helsinki Festival (Helsinki): http://www.helsinginjuhlaviikot.fi/index.php?&lang=en_GB

 

14. Caribia Spa Hotel - one of the best spa hotels in Finland, long waterslides, very good kid's pool (Turku): http://www.holidayclubspahotels.com/index.php?id=1394

 

15. Tampere Hall (Tampere): http://www.tampere-talo.fi/english/

 

16. Sea Life (Helsinki): http://www.sealife.fi/page.php?page_id=43

 

17. Aqua Park Serena - the biggest indoor water park in Europe (Espoo): http://www.serena.fi/index.php?option=com_frontpage&Itemid=1&lang=en_EN and http://www.serena.fi 

Accommodation in Hotel Korpilampi (not a very beautiful hotel but extremely beautiful surroundings by a pond, a wonderful swimming pool department, a possibility to swim in the pond, too, in the winter ice-hole swimming, only 400 meters to Serena, only a bit over 20 km to Helsinki): http://www.korpilampi.com

 

18. Särkänniemi Aquarium (Tampere): http://www.sarkanniemi.fi/www/sisalto.php?lang=en&id=01

 

19. Oulun Eden Spa Hotel (Oulu): http://www.holidayclubspahotels.com/index.php?id=1234

 

20. Rauhalahti Spa Hotel (Kuopio): http://www.rauhalahti.fi/en/index.php and http://www.rauhalahti.com and http://www.rauhalahti.com/index.php

 

These are "the must" sights, too. Don't forget these:

 

Suomenlinna Island Fortress, the island fortress no visitor to Helsinki should miss, the biggest sea fortress in Scandinavia, founded in 1748 on the islands of the coast of Helsinki (boats from the Market Square), included in the list of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites, many museums, beaches for swimming, restaurants and cafes, a wonderful "Suomenlinna Experience" multi-image show, also guided tours (Helsinki): http://www.suomenlinna.fi  and http://virtual.finland.fi/finfo/english/suomenlinna.html and http://www.suomenlinnatours.com/frontpage and http://www.locationguide.fi/index.php?p=browse&mc=5

 

Uspenski Cathedral, an Orthodox cathedral, a brick building in Byzantine-Slavonic style, built in 1868 (Helsinki): http://www.hel2.fi/tourism/EN/Ohjelmaa_kohteet_lisa.asp?kieli=en&id=228&aspkategoria=1&aspword2=Ntop

 

Temppeliaukio Church - a Lutheran church inside the rocks, bold modern construction (Helsinki): http://www.hel2.fi/tourism/en/Ohjelmaa_kohteet_lisa.asp?kieli=en&id=227&aspkategoria=1&aspword2=Ntop

 

Kiasma - The Museum of Contemporary Art (Helsinki): http://www.kiasma.fi

 

The biggest snow castle in the world (Kemi): http://www.snowcastle.net



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