Landmarks/ Points of Interest in Rovaniemi

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Points of Interest & Landmarks in Rovaniemi

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  • Carlos_Gonzalez2013
    Ipswich, UK555 contributions
    This is a very nice, fun-packed themed park near Rovaniemi, with plenty of shops, bars, restaurants and Christmas attractions. Really nice place, although I find it quite expensive, I must say.
    Written 3 March 2022
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  • becsmile
    Delph, UK80 contributions
    The actual Father Christmas was really believable, looked the part and the accent definitely added to the magic.
    But the experience as a whole was disappointing- the waiting area was quite small and could have been a lot more magical - just a few little extras would have gone a long way - we arrived at 10.30 and still had a good 40min wait. There wasn’t even a door blocking the queue from the Santa clause room just a rope so the kids could see what was happening. I think if I was to do it again I’d try booking one of the Santa tours into the forest.
    Written 29 November 2021
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  • Mikael F
    Helsinki, Finland23,765 contributions
    This square is named after Lordi who is from Rovaniemi and won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2006. You can find here Lordi's handprints and signatures.

    During Christmas time, the square is not so ugly. There are beautiful Christmas lights and some booths selling handicrafts. Also, there is a little cottage with a nativity scene.
    Written 13 December 2020
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  • Peter M
    Melbourne, Australia954 contributions
    This is known as Marttinin Wanha Tehdas in Finish. It was built in 1928 and badly burned in the 1940s. It was refurbished in 1998 and the knife factory operates from this historical building. It has high quality knives which are sold in shops. I just saw it from outside and did not actually go in the building
    Written 21 August 2019
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  • Camila FR
    11 contributions
    Good place to see Aurora Borealis (northern lights), with 360º view of the sky. This is a huge frozen lake, 8-10 minutes from Santa Claus Village. Easily accessible, it has a "kota" (traditional public fireplace).
    Written 31 March 2022
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  • rafaelrabello
    Campinas, SP84 contributions
    This place is one of the best around Rovaniemi to see the Aurora during the winter.
    It is a frozen lake, almost no lights in the surrounding and you have a 360º view of the sky, excellent to see Aurora storms.
    It is easily accessible by car (about 15min. from Rovaniemi center and 7 minutes from Santa Claus village.).
    There is a kind of a hut with a fire pit to protect yourself from the cold and roast marshmallows, you can get free wood from another hut next door.
    Written 27 March 2022
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