Pyynikin Näkötorni


This stone observation tower is on the ridge of Pyynikki Park, and has a cafe serving delicious freshly made doughnuts. You can walk from the centre of town, or take westbound bus 15 (€3) to its terminus and walk back from there along the ridge.

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