The beautiful wooden church from 1896 is a fine example of Finnish neo-Gothic. It’s typically Karelian, with lots of ornate wooden trim...
Behind the old town hall is the former police station, which now serves as the Kajaanin Taidemuseo . It hosts changing exhibitions of...
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....
This branch of the Rosso chain is also the town’s most popular public bar, with a large terrace on the town hall square.
Lonely Planet review
In an alley off the main street, the painted windows here defy casual stickybeaking but conceal a pleasant interior. The food’s for meat-eating people with an appetite; big burgers and choose-your-weight steaks smothered in sauce, alongside some Mexican options. Good service and free corn chips add points.