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Tampere Live Cam, Finland

by on Jul.20, 2016, under Cams, Finland

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Tampere – a city in the south of Finland, located in 185 km from Helsinki, between the two lakes: Näsijärvi and Pyhäjärvi in ​​the north to the south, between which flows the river Tammerkoski about 1 km long. The population – 213 344 people (2011).

Tampere – the third largest city of Finland (after Helsinki and Espoo), a major cultural, educational and industrial center of the country.

Tampere Region – a great place for fishing, since nearly a fifth part of it is covered by transparent and clear waters. In addition to the lakes, in Tampere there are also dozens of rapids where fish of valuable species zealously grab the bait – even in the city center.

The modern city, where not so many historical monuments – after Tampere quite young! But in spite of his youth in Tampere has a lot of interesting things and it is really worth seeing. One of the most significant sights is the Tampere Cathedral. Created temple relatively recently – in 1907, designed by architect Lars Sonck. This royal building built in the style of national romanticism, reminiscent of a medieval castle its stately monumentality. Another, also a relatively modern temple erected in neo-Byzantine style – Orthodox church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas.

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Oulu Live Cam, Finland

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Oulu – the sixth largest city in Finland, the administrative center of the province of Oulu. Located in the northwest of the country, at the confluence of Oulu River in the Gulf of Bothnia of the Baltic Sea. Founded in 1605, Oulu – the oldest city in Northern Finland.

The lively northern city with its old trade and commercial tradition grew up around Merikoski thresholds, where today is a striking plant, designed by Alvar Aalto. Due to the constant supply of cheap electricity in Oulu develop wood processing, paper and chemical industries. The city has a distinctive charm and character and is considered to be an important center of cultural life.

Along with many of the Finnish city of Oulu describes an unusual mix of old and new. This contrast can be felt on the lively market square near the river, where there are theater and contemporary and old, carefully preserved saltworks. After most of the city center was rebuilt by a devastating fire in 1820. For Oulu and Helsinki is characterized by the neoclassical style, because they planned one architect – Carl Ludvig Engel. He was engaged in the redevelopment of the Cathedral of Oulu, which was completed in 1845. In the cathedral you can see the oldest known paintings in Finland in the genre of portraiture.

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Rovaniemi Live Cam, Finland

by on Jul.19, 2016, under Cams, Finland

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Rovaniemi is also famous for the fact that a year passes after 8 seasons are very different from each other by the number of daylight, temperature and natural phenomena. These seasons are known as Christmas, Frosty Winter, Snow Nast, Breaking the Ice, Midnight Sun, Autumn color and the first snow. Each season gives you the opportunity to see the city is literally in a new light, as well as enjoy a variety of occupations and experiences from cruises under the midnight sun to the many winter sports. Rovaniemi is a symbol of Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, which can be seen about 200 times a year in Lapland, while in the South this phenomenon occurs almost 20 times a year.

Due to the average number of snowy days per year (180), Rovaniemi is very popular with skiers, and across the river from the city of the world-famous ski center and resort Ounasvaara. From the top of a hill, guests can see one of the most outstanding attractions of Rovaniemi – the bridge Yatkankunttilya (Jätkänkynttilä), where the eternal flame burns above the river Kemijoki.

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