This features mostly modern art in temporary exhibitions, but also displays permanent works. Look out for paintings by the local artist...
Excellent summer exhibitions grace this photographic centre, devoted to Victor Barsokevitsch, one of the pioneers of Finnish...
Kuopio’s city museum, in a castlelike art-nouveau mansion, has wide scope. The top two floors are devoted to cultural history, with...
One of Lakeland’s best rock and metal venues, this atmospheric cellar has bands playing several times a week, including big Finnish and...
At the southern end of the kauppatori is a classic Finnish indoor market hall. Here stalls sell local speciality kalakukko, a large rye...
Lonely Planet review
This cracking cafe just off the kauppatori evokes a bygone age with much of its decor, but offers modern comfort in its shiny espresso machine, as well as many other flavoured coffees to accompany your toothsome and sticky pulla (cardamom-flavoured bun). Opens longer hours in summer.