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 from the Valaam, Konevitsa and Petsamo. monasteries. It shows icons, sacred objects and liturgical vestments. The silver cenotaph of St Arsenios (founder of the monastery of Konevitsa) and that of S..
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 12th 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..
Haapaniemenkatu 22 FIN - 70110 Kuopio
This modern hotel has a central location on Kuopio's market square, Kauppatori. It offers stylish guest rooms and free Wi-Fi and sauna access. Kuopio Station is less than 10 minutes' walk away. Each air-conditioned room at Rantasipi Atlas includes a..
Puijonkatu 32 FIN - 70110 Kuopio
Located in the heart of Kuopio, this hotel offers free parking, as well as rooms with a TV and free internet access. Kuopio Art Museum is 400 metres away. The in-house Huviretki restaurant offers international dishes for every taste, combined with a..