Things to see and do - Kuopio
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Kuopio Travel guide
Kuopio : Michelin's recommendations
Kuopio was founded in 1782 on the orders of King Gustav III, on the shores of the huge and beautiful Lake Kallavesi at the heart of a region of immense forests served by a good network of waterways. Communication links improved rapidly during the 19C, greatly enhancing the town’s prosperity. Kuopio is an active provincial capital, a major university town and the ideal centre for exploratory boat trips.
Tourist attractions Kuopio : Things to see and do
Karjalankatu 1 FIN - 70110 Kuopio
This Orthodox Church Museum mainly exhibits objects taken from the monasteries of Valamo, Konevitsa and Petsamo. The upper gallery contains sacred icons and objects exhibited throughout seven rooms. The silver cenotaph of St Arsene (founder of the mo..
Puijontie FIN - 70110 Kuopio
The Puijo Belvedere, an observation tower 75m high on a wooded hill, is the nearby town's most remarkable landmark. It overlooks a landscape of typically Finnish lakes and forests. On the 12 th floor, you can take in the splendid views while enjoying..
Snellmaninkatu 23 FIN - 70100 Kuopio
Situated in a quiet neighbourhood, this central hotel is only 200 metres from Kuopio’s harbour. Evening sauna access, parking and WiFi are all free. Kuopio Train Station is 1 km away. Flat-screen TVs with cable channels are standard at Finlandia Hot..
Sammakkolammentie 2 FIN - 70200 Kuopio
This hotel is located in Kuopio, 2 km from the city centre and the University of Eastern Finland. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi, free tea/coffee and discounted restaurant prices. Best Western Hotel Savonia’s guest rooms have a TV, a desk and a bathroom wi..
Satamakatu 1 FIN - 70100 Kuopio
This central Kuopio hotel, 10 minutes' walk from the city centre, provides great views of Lake Kallavesi. It offers free private parking, a gym and rooms with free Wi-Fi. The brightly decorated rooms at Scandic Kuopio have a TV, minibar and private ..