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Finlayson area

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Tampere, Finland
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

Very good museum about early ages of "industrial revolution" in Finland. Cotton processing and fabrication to fabrics. Average restaurant on site.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Seagull4free
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I fail to see how "the Finlayson area" constitutes a tourist attraction as such. There's a brewery Plevna that serves very good craft beer (but as a bar/restauran Plvena as such is not very nice at all... Big tv screens and tacky decor). But the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jo1965
Reviewed 23 June 2018

I loved walking around this area. Loads of old buildings with interesting history. It is well kept, and maintained. The buildings are great to look at, and form an important part of the city.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank HellyWelly93
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Area with many attractions, pubs, restaurants, galleries and shops, and just great to wander through and see a great conversion.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PeteLucy434
Reviewed 8 May 2018

The Finlayson area is located on the Tammerkoski rapids upper reaches of the west bank. On the east side of Tammerkoski is Tampella's former factory area. Finlayson's factory was founded in 1820 by a Scott James Finlayson. He noticed the energy potential of the free...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Kävely parempi kuin autolla jos olisit keskustassa Kaupungissa. Walking better than a car if you were in the city center

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank teruyo1952
Reviewed 28 March 2018

In Finland everybody know something about history of factories in Tampere. Finlayson is a famous trade mark & had it's history in past as manufacture of textil & other materials. Today the area with old buildings has been restored and partly refixed into meeting areas,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JaakkoTapio
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Revived, this area was nice with its restaurants and exhibitions, I could have spent more time in my childhood landscapes, but I had the time I had. Surprisingly well preserved, having many of city’s better restaurants, which I tested two of, recommend! Start beneath the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mikael K
Reviewed 28 December 2017

The area is surrounded by old industrial buildings some of which are now re-purposed as restaurants, cafes, shops and office spaces. We were in Tampere just a week before Christmas. During the dark hours some of these buildings were decorated with lights. It made the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank vasavapr
Reviewed 10 November 2017

An interesting glimpse into Finland's industrial past and the history of industrialization and urbanization.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 777saukko
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