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Puijo Tower

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Address: Puijontie 135, Kuopio 70300, Finland
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+358 44 5524810

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Spectacular views on a clear day

This is the second time to visit Puijo Tower. The last time it was so foggy we could barely see our car in the parking lot. This time the views were excellent. Well worth the... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Dartmouth, Canada
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Dartmouth, Canada
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246 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This is the second time to visit Puijo Tower. The last time it was so foggy we could barely see our car in the parking lot. This time the views were excellent. Well worth the visit to get a sense of the geographic landscape around Kuopio and also to see the beautiful islands and lakes in the area.

Thank Katchapuri
Kuopio, Finland
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Delicious food with local specialities served with a magnificent view. See the finnish lakeland from a different perspective.

Thank joniai
Helsinki, Finland
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51 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Puijo Tower is a must see if you visit Kuopio. The scenary is beautiful and the food is good. You can enjoy your meal in the rotating restaurant at the top, so your scenery changes all the time. If you go to the ski jumping side of the hill, you can climb up the Puijo stairs all the way to... More 

Thank petramapu
England, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

It's a short drive out of town or about a 45 minutes walk from the center. If you pay for the lift in the shop downstairs, the price will be deducted from your bill at the restaurant. The 360 degrees views are beautiful, especially if you choose a day with clear skies. The daily set menu is delicious and very... More 

Thank Gyongyver Gwen R
Prague, Czech Republic
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Been there during the summer and also winter. In both seasons, the tower provides spectacular view of the lakes, beautiful scenery. There is a cool souvenir shop, I think the only one in Kuopio. Went there also to the ski jumping cup. You have to walk up tho, but its a very nice walk!

Thank pecenkovapapaja
The Netherlands
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 23 November 2016

The Puijo Tower is one of the must-see places of Kuopio. The rotating tower lets you have a view all over the beautiful city and it's just stunning on a nice, sunny day. I had dinner there and it was just beyond delicious. The prices are a bit high, but the experience beats it.

Thank Traveledam
Kuopio, Finland
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107 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Again, after some times going to the tower, finally I went up to the top of the tower with some friends. We can see the whole Kuopio from the top, and surrounding islands. Unfortunately the sky was not really clear blue at that time, but i think it should have been better if it was.

Thank Stef_Yang
Oulu, Finland
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331 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Puijo tower is the place to see Kuopio and the surroundings. You can huge amount of water that is everywhere around Kuopio. In my opinion, everyone visiting Kuopio (or even passing by) should visit Puijo at least once in their lives to see the landscape around.

Thank ExpTravellerOulu
Vaasa, Finland
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45 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is the place to visit when in Kuopio. The restaurant at the top serves top food. We had a 3 course lunch and it is certainly not "overpriced microwave cooking" but it beats all of Kuopio restaurants that we've tried. The lunch is served with very good service as well. I recommend that you spend a little extra and... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Hope i can return one day. Its a underfull place, nice people. There is a lot of beautiful lakes and its ali so green.

Thank Ricardo B

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