The best souvenir from Tampere is something stylish and handmade. Here are our suggestions on where to shop for the perfect gifts to take home!
Taito Shop located near Koskikeskus shopping center is all about local design and handicrafts. In addition to design kitchenware, posters, interior design articles and clothes you’ll also find a nice selection of “Tampere”-branded stuff – in other words, perfect for high quality souvenirs!
Tallipiha Stable Yards is an atmospheric area in the premises of the historical Finlayson factory. Several cute boutiques are full of stylish things, accessories, toys, children’s clothes as well as handmade chocolates – what more can you wish for?
Finlayson Factory Shop
The Finlayson Factory Shop is located fittingly next to the Finlayson factory area where the products were originally created, even though the factory closed its doors over twenty years ago and the buildings are now housing restaurants, museums and a cinema. Finlayson products are branded with the Design from Finland stamp, meaning you’re holding a truly Finnish piece of design. In this store you may find new ideas for your interior, get inspired by extraordinary combinations of colors and materials and, above all, let the ever-renewing Finnish design enter your daily life.
Many museums, like Museum Centre Vapriikki, Labour Museum Werstas and Lenin Museum, have a selection of souvenirs with pictures of Tampere-related topics. Check the opening hours on the museum websites.
Located in the train station, Aseman Kahvila café sells a wide range of products from the Metropolis Tampere series, such as reflectors, fabric bags, posters and coffees.
Verkaranta arts and crafts centre offers cute locally made stuff, and maybe an inspiration for starting your own handicrafts project!
LUMO-Puoti in Ideapark shopping centre sells unique Finnish handicrafts made of textile, ceramics, felt, wood and other materials perfect for decorating purposes.
Yarn store nurja
Yarn store nurja is a warm and cozy nook for every knitter in Kaleva, Tampere. Besides selling a great variety of knitting yarns and supplies they also dye their own nurja-yarn, named after the shop.