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Puijo Tower

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Address: Puijontie 135, Kuopio 70300, Finland
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+358 44 5524810

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Beautiful scenery with delicious lunch

It's a short drive out of town or about a 45 minutes walk from the center. If you pay for the lift in the shop downstairs, the price will be deducted from your bill at the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Gyongyver Gwen R
England, United Kingdom
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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's a short drive out of town or about a 45 minutes walk from the center. If you pay for the lift in the shop downstairs, the price will be deducted from your bill at the restaurant. The 360 degrees views are beautiful, especially if you choose a day with clear skies. The daily set menu is delicious and very... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been there during the summer and also winter. In both seasons, the tower provides spectacular view of the lakes, beautiful scenery. There is a cool souvenir shop, I think the only one in Kuopio. Went there also to the ski jumping cup. You have to walk up tho, but its a very nice walk!

Thank pecenkovapapaja
The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

The Puijo Tower is one of the must-see places of Kuopio. The rotating tower lets you have a view all over the beautiful city and it's just stunning on a nice, sunny day. I had dinner there and it was just beyond delicious. The prices are a bit high, but the experience beats it.

Thank Traveledam
Kuopio, Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Again, after some times going to the tower, finally I went up to the top of the tower with some friends. We can see the whole Kuopio from the top, and surrounding islands. Unfortunately the sky was not really clear blue at that time, but i think it should have been better if it was.

Thank Stef_Yang
Oulu, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Puijo tower is the place to see Kuopio and the surroundings. You can huge amount of water that is everywhere around Kuopio. In my opinion, everyone visiting Kuopio (or even passing by) should visit Puijo at least once in their lives to see the landscape around.

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Vaasa, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is the place to visit when in Kuopio. The restaurant at the top serves top food. We had a 3 course lunch and it is certainly not "overpriced microwave cooking" but it beats all of Kuopio restaurants that we've tried. The lunch is served with very good service as well. I recommend that you spend a little extra and... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Hope i can return one day. Its a underfull place, nice people. There is a lot of beautiful lakes and its ali so green.

Thank Ricardo B
Kuopio, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Oi Suomi mio! The view from Puijo tower is amazing! Beautiful Kallavesi lake and all the little islands over there. This place makes even locals speechless. Definitely must see!

Thank laukann
Kuopio, Finland
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you book the table in advance to the Puijo Tower restaurant, the use of the elevator is free of charge. This is very useful tip to get easily to one of the best restaurants of the City of Kuopio. The food is excellent and made of local, fresh products. As a guest you can simply concentrate to enjoy the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

It's pretty pleasant to go for a quick look. you are granted a 360 degree view of Kuopio and its surrounds. Very nice. There's a restaurant (we didn't go there) and a little cafe at the viewing tower. You can also walk around the trails though we didn't have much time for that. Take a cab up and walk down... More 

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