Tampere

Tampere

rushing through the charming post-industrial Manchester of Finland

Location: 

Tampere, Finland

Duration: 

Friday, August 28, 2015

Journey: 

Personal highlights

  1. Tampere: the industrial city, also known as the Manchester of Finlandinfo-icon
  2. History: the city was founded as a marketplace by the Swedish King (1775)
  3. Tammerkoski: important power source, hydropower between two lakes
  4. Tampere Orthodox Church: my first glimpse of the Eastern culture
  5. Journey: just rushing through on my way from the North Cape to Helsinki

Image sources

  1. Tampereinfo-icon Orthodox Church
  2. Solo Sokos Hotel Torni Tampere
  3. Tammerkoski bridge statue
  4. Classic American Diner Finlayson
  5. Tammerkoski Channel

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