Puijo Tower

Puijo Tower is one of the most popular landmarks in Finland

Puijo Tower

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The most famous attraction in Kuopio

The famous Puijo tower, located on Puijo hill in Kuopio, amazes with its scenery time after time. The observation deck of the tower rises 224 meters above the surrounding lake Kallavesi and 306 meters above the sea level.

Beautifully renovated Puijo Tower is open all year round and in addition to the best scenery in the city, it also has a restaurant that rotates 360 degrees around the tower.

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  • Built in 1963
  • 75 metres tall 
  • Souvenir shop and ticket sale
  • Lift and stairs to the top
  • Restaurant
  • Café
  • Observation deck
  • Virtual ski jumping, guided tours and other activities

Getting to Puijo is easy, it can be reached by hiking along the nature trails, by car or taxi and in summer also by local bus.

Places of interest

Puijo Peak
+358 41 317 9535 Company website

Puijo Peak

Experience the magnificent scenery from the Puijo tower, the program services that respect the nature of the Puijo and experiential adventures in Puijo Peak – Nature Activity Park.

Activities, Culture and places to visit, Restaurants, Sights
Puijon ravintolat
+358 44 5810455 Company website

Puijon ravintolat

Experience the Puijo Tower Restaurant’s unique local food concept and spectacular Lakeland views. The restaurant and the tower café have utilized distinctive, thoughtful Finnish design.

ERG, Restaurants

Nature trails in Puijo

The Puijo outdoor area, is located only a couple kilometers from Kuopio market square and its trails offer soothing experiences right next to the city’s pulse.


Mountain Biking Route in Puijo

The first mountain biking route in Kuopio is marked in Puijo area.
Puijo’s mountain biking route runs through the entire hill of Puijo in stunning sceneries.

Mountain biking
Did you know

In Kuopio, even the longest distance to nature from your front door is only 500m.