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Puijon Torni information
Revolving restaurants usually plunge on the culinary altimeter, but the food atop Puijo tower is pretty good – although the decor won’t feature in Finnish Design Monthly anytime soon. Choices focus on Suomi specialities, including reindeer, Arctic char and pike-perch, and there are a couple of set menus (€32/38). The view is magnificent.