Admire nature, striking views, and a tasty treat in the famous cafe at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Stroll through the conservation park before heading over to the site's cultural landmark, the observation tower. The first tower was built in this spot in 1868; the current structure was completed in 1929, after destruction from the civil war. Climb to the top of the tower for scenic panoramas, and be sure to visit its cafe, beloved by locals and visitors for its doughnuts, which have been made using the same recipe since the early 20th century. To visit Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower and get the most from your holiday in Tampere, create itinerary details personal to you using our Tampere day trip tool.
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower Reviews
Pyynikki observatorion Tower is a classic in Tampere. Cafeteria serves excellent locally baked doughnuts, with qualified coffee of course. Summertime place is usually very popular, so reserve time to.... more »
An easy and pleasant walk though quiet suburbs and woods to the hilltop tower and viewpoint. Reflect, as you do, that Lenin and Stalin strolled here in 1919, and, reportedly, practiced target... more »
Excellent spot for architecture, history or nature lovers. There you will taste the best donut in Tampere. The small cafe offers freshly bakes donuts daily. I went at 7pm and the donut was just made!! Friendly staff always and 2€ to go up and see the view of both lakes and whole Tampere.
It's easy to get to this place. It's just a walk away from city center and then you are in this huge green area. The view from the top is amazing. The coffee shop's munkki is delicious. Lots of locals enjoy it.
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