Dominating the town centre, the art deco town hall was designed by Eliel Saarinen – the architect most famous for Helsinki’s train...
Themed displays – on the region’s prehistory, its war-torn past, the Karelian evacuation, the importance of the sauna etc – cover both...
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...
Beer-lovers should head straight for the Palaveri, a bar-restaurant with the best selection of beers in town – offered at a discount to...
Locally sourced ingredients prepared in innovative ways are served in the town hall's art deco surrounds and beautiful summer terrace....
Koskikatu 1 · interesting places nearby
You can see weavers at work, browse contemporary art and purchase local designers’ clothing, toys and homewares at this cluster of wooden buildings. There’s a sweet cafe and gallery space.