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Useful information

First Aid
Emergency number tel. 112 (ambulance, police, fire services).
Telephone Health Service (7am-10pm) tel. 100 23, when calling from a mobile phone tel. 03 10023.
Duty veterinarian (24 h) small animals tel. 03 565 44777, big animals 03 565 44700.
Main library Metso, Pirkankatu 2.
Other libraries in Tampere.
Babysitting services
Lost property offices
Tampere Police Station, Sorinkatu 12.
Lost Property Office PLT, Sammonkatu 64.
In the city centre and close by you can find internet access available in the following places: Main library Metso, Pirkankatu 2
24Pesula (Self-service laundrette), Tullinkatu 6 (Tullintori shopping centre) and Pispalan valtatie 91
Asuste-Pesu (Viinikan pesula), Nekalantie 34 and Sammonkatu 32
SOL Pesupalvelu Pesulax, Messukylänkatu 21
Indoor and outdoor swimming pools
Tampere swimming centre, Joukahaisenkatu 7 A
Hervanta swimming pool, Torisevanraitti 7
Pyynikki swimming pool, Kortelahdenkatu 26
Tesoma swimming pool, Tuomarinkatu 7
Tampere outdoor swimming pool, Joukahaisenkatu 7 B
Finnish Police, Sorinkatu 12
Main post office, Tullikatu 6 (Tullintori Shopping Centre, 1st floor)
Railway Station
Tampere Railway Station, Rautatienkatu 25. Station hall is open Mon-Sun 5am-1am.
Bus Station
Tampere Bus Station, Hatanpään valtatie 7. Station is open Mon-Sun 6:45-18:00, Sat 9:45-18:00, Sun 10:45-20:00.
Onnibus stops
Kaleva, bus station, Hervanta, Keskustori, Pispalantori ja Pyynikintori. See map..
Tampere Area local cab Ltd., tel. 0100 4131. In the centre, there are taxi ranks at the railway and bus stations, Keskustori central square, Pyynikintori square, Tampere Hall and in front of the Solo Sokos Hotel Ilves.
Motor home services
You can read more about motor home services in Tampere region and in Tampere city here.
For youth
Multifunctional Centre 13 for young people, Satakunnankatu 13
Important addresses
Finn-Medi, Biokatu 6
Ideapark, Ideaparkinkatu 4, Lempäälä
Tampere Areena, Jäähallinraitti 3
Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre (Pirkkahalli), Ilmailunkatu 20
Tampere University of Technology TTY, Korkeakoulunkatu 10 (Hervanta)
University of Tampere, Kalevantie 4
Technology Centre Hermia, Hermiankatu 1 (Hervanta)
Currency Exchange
Forex, 2nd floor of Stockmann department store (Hämeenkatu 4)
Foreign currency exchange is available also at all banks.
To make your travels easier Day tickets for buses: R-kiosks. Information and free guides: Tourist Information. Cheapest travel options: Matkakeisari (site in Finnish).