Top Historical Places in Tampere

Are you looking to explore the history of Tampere through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Tampere including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Tampere. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Tampere ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Tampere, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Tampere for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Tampere with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Tampere Cathedral

    4.5 (247 Votes)
    Tampere Cathedral

    Church, Religious Site, Observatory, Educational Site

    Originally known as the church of St. John, it became a Cathedral in 1923 post moving the Bishop’s seat to the City and since then it is called Tampere Cathedral. One of the most important Church in the City due to its historical and architectural importance. It is a Lutheran church built in National Romantic Style by Lars Sonck – considered to be his most important work. Built arou...Read more
  2. Kaleva Church

    4.1 (128 Votes)
    Kaleva Church

    Church, Religious Site, Educational Site, Architecture

    A must visit for all the tourists – this Church building is quite unique in the sense that its architecture is very different as compared to other Churches. It is built in the shape of a fish – a symbol of early Christianity – visible only when viewed from the top. Called as "The Silo of Souls" (Sielujen siilo) by the locals, the Church has equally impressive interiors. Design...Read more
  3. Finlayson Factory Area Image

    Landmark, Historical Site

    Finlayson Factory Area is an important historical landmark in Tampere. The Finlayson factory dates back to the 1820s when Scottish businessman James Finlayson set it up for hand-woven wool fabrics. After decades of use, when these premises became unusable, it was turned into a bustling recreational area. This transformation into the Finlayson Factory Area has made it home to different shops, ca...Read more