Pispala district on the Pispala ridge was founded in the late nineteenth century. No one actually planned this ... More
Pispala district on the Pispala ridge was founded in the late nineteenth century. No one actually planned this district-settlers just built their little cottages along the slopes in the manner they liked and could afford. This is why Pispala is a very colourful and peculiar housing district with small houses built very close to each other. The area is now protected by a building plan, so that its unique look will be preserved for future generations. Pispala is no longer a workers' district but more famous for its artists, authors and musicians. The plots are understandably very expensive here, because of the magnificent views over lakes Näsijärvi and Pyhäjärvi.
The name Hatanpää is one of the oldest in the Tampere area, and the village of Hatanpää, consisting then of
three houses, is mentioned already in the oldest preserved land register from the year 1540. In 1698 the houses ...
Näsinpuisto park is a lush recreational area, one of the most varied of all the parks in Tampere in terms
of different plant species. The trees in the park are all old beauties, and among them is Finland's thickest ...
The Tampere Town Hall was designed by architect Georg Schreck and inaugurated in January 1890 (there had been an old
wooden town hall in the same place before). The Town Hall is the centre of political events in Tampere. ...