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

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