Tampere is a city in southern Finland located near the Tammerkoski rapids, which have been an important source of power throughout history. Due to the availability of inexpensive power Tampere developed into a major industrial centre in Finland. Tampere has 211544 inhabitants and is the third most-populous municipality in Finland. It was founded as a market place on the banks of the Tammerkoski channel in 1775 by Gustav III of Sweden.

01 Business centre 02 Bus station 03 Bus station 04 Russian orthodox church 05 Russian orthodox church
06 Russian orthodox church 07 Town centre with shops 08 Town centre with shops 09 Town centre with shops 10 Shopping mall with Christmas decorations
11 Shopping mall with Christmas decorations 12 Shopping mall interior 13 Koskikeskus shopping mall
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