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Kuopio is the eighth largest city in Finland situated some 150 km west of Joensuu and 440 km from Helsinki. According to the latest census, the population of Kuopio is about 89,200 people, making it the eighth largest city in Finland. Many people visit Kuopio each year to take a look at its famous revolving restaurants and lutheran cathedrals.

The nearest airport Kuopio (IATA: KUO) is about 20 km away.

Interesting places in Kuopio

1. Puijo tower
The Puijo tower is a 75 metre high TV tower in Kuopio, Eastern Finland. This tower has a revolving restaurant with 100 seats, which has worked flawlessly since its opening in 1963. It is the first tower with a revolving restaurant in the Nordic countries. The restaurant was an inspiration to Erkki Lindfors, the mayor of Tampere, who got an idea to build a similar one at home, resulting in Näsinneula tower, which opened in 1971. The current Puijo tower has been visited by over 5. 5 million tourist…

2. Kuopio Cathedral
The Kuopio Cathedral (Finnish: Kuopion tuomiokirkko, Swedish: Kuopio domkyrka) is a stone church in Kuopio, Finland and the seat of the Diocese of Kuopio. The cathedral was built between 1806 and 1816.

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The Puijo tower is a 75 metre high TV tower in Kuopio, Eastern

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Cumulus City Centre Kuopio

starting $141

Original Sokos Hotel Puijonsarvi

starting $174

Leivontie Apartment

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Break Sokos Hotel Tahko

starting $100

Cumulus City Station Kuopio

starting $141

Finlandia Hotel Jahtihovi

starting $115

Scandic Kuopio

starting $160

Hostel Rauhalahti

starting $83

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