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Rajaportti Sauna

Pispalan valtatie 9, Tampere 33250, Finland
+358 40 7765198
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Visit the oldest public sauna in Finland

This is the oldest public sauna in Finland. Every year when I come home for Christmas we visit this... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2016
Kari K
Shanghai, China
via mobile
YES - This is the must place to visit when you are in Tampere

Traveling to sauna of Rajaportti is a moment of relaxation, cleanliness and return back in time... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2016
Oulu, Finland
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27 Dec 2016
“Visit the oldest public sauna in Finland ”
10 Dec 2016
“YES - This is the must place to visit when you are in Tampere”
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Pispalan valtatie 9, Tampere 33250, Finland
+358 40 7765198
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This is the oldest public sauna in Finland. Every year when I come home for Christmas we visit this sauna that takes you back to 1970 s. This sauna takes 6 hours to warm up - it keeps the heat until the end of the...More

1  Thank Kari K
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Traveling to sauna of Rajaportti is a moment of relaxation, cleanliness and return back in time. After the sauna moment it's possible to drink cafe or beer in the cafeteria and eat delicious pies.

Thank MC0777
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Must to go if visiting in Tampere. Feel the finish sauna culture. Lovely place with great atmosphere. Remember own sauna drinks.

Thank Johanna R
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Sauna is heated by wood, which is pretty rare or even unique with public saunas. Water has to be thrown inside the heater from the front, I have seen a similar system in Russian Karelia and in Sauna Arla in Helsinki. This reminds me of...More

2  Thank Birding_vagrant
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Rajaportin Sauna - it is an institution! If you want to experience great public Sauna experience. You meet the ultimate Sauna experts at this wonderful so Finnish facility. One must try this - you will not tegret it!

Thank TommiKangasala
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Very relaxed athmosphere in a traditional setting. No lake for swimming but people cool down outside. Cosy allthough some of the locals might give you few advice on the "sauna rules". But don't mind, they all mean well and add to the experience. :-)

Thank Heini W
Reviewed 1 February 2016

The real deal. Smoke sauna where locals get their sauna fix. As authentic as it can get, a must do in Tampere.

Thank Julien1984C
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is one of the oldest public saunas still operating in Finland. The sauna is wood heated which gives a nicer warmth then electric or gas heated saunas. I really liked the löyly (steam) which fills the space slowly when thrown. The sauna is visited...More

Thank Martijn D
Reviewed 11 February 2015

There are not many public saunas left in Finland and therefore you should grab the chance to visit this one when you're in Tampere. It is the oldest public sauna in whole Finland and it is located in the middle of a residential area. When...More

1  Thank TheFlyingSuitcase
Reviewed 3 September 2014

This is the must to do while you are in Tampere. You can experience the waves of history and the tradition of Finnish sauna tradition. This can not be described in words. It must experience for yourself. Around the sauna environment has also a possibility...More

1  Thank MC0777
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11 June 2016|
Response from Julien1984C | Reviewed this property |
Nothing at all inside the sauna! Towels can be rented at the entrance but are to be used only in the changing area, not the sauna proper, otherwise you will be too hot and uncomfortable. Note this is not a mixed sauna... More