You can see weavers at work, browse contemporary art and purchase local designers’ clothing, toys and homewares at this cluster of...
From the park by the kauppatori you can take a carriage tour in a 19th-century Victorian buggy from June to mid-August. In winter the...
Dominating the town centre, the art deco town hall was designed by Eliel Saarinen – the architect most famous for Helsinki’s train...
Joensuu's students hit the dance floor of this epicentral club with beat-spinning DJs. Dress to impress.
At the high end of Karelian cuisine, artfully presented miniature starters such as whitefish escabeche with ratatouille and sour cream...
Koskikatu 5 · interesting places nearby
Themed displays – on the region’s prehistory, its war-torn past, the Karelian evacuation, the importance of the sauna etc – cover both sides of the present-day border at this excellent museum.