The town museum, near the railway station, has a good permanent exhibition on Kajaani’s history, including info on the castle, tar boats...
The beautiful wooden church from 1896 is a fine example of Finnish neo-Gothic. It’s typically Karelian, with lots of ornate wooden trim...
Picturesquely set on a river island in the town centre, these ruins show all the signs of damage by war, time and more-recent mischief....
Tasty Chinese serving Cantonese and Sichuan cuisine. Lunch buffet is €8.
Lonely Planet review
This attractive spot has a stylish interior with white wooden fittings and lamps off-setting the lack of natural light. It offers an excellent lunchtime salad buffet, with options to include daily soup or hot dish specials. Dessert and coffee are included, and there’s pleasant outdoor seating.