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Best things to do in Oulu

Shopping Mall
“The biggest shopping mall in Oulu. There is a big supermarket with lots of food options downstairs.”
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Bar
“If you believe famous Finnish bloggers, Bar & Grill Kauppuri 5 has the best burgers in Finland. It's a small place and can be a little bit crowded during peak hours but I can assure you it's still worth the wait. Teurastaja (Butcher in english) is a good burger to start you Kauppuri 5 experience with. If you don't want to eat the bun you can order Heinäpään Teurastaja (The Butcher of Heinäpää) which is like Teurastaja but the bun is replaced with salad bed. Kauppuri 5 serves some quality beers too if you're into them. The Kitchen is open every day from 11am to 01.30am. They don't take reservations.”
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Amusement Park
“Finlands first science centre. http://www.tietomaa.fi/index.php?id=1&lang_id=1”
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Bus Station
“Shopping street in the city central. Most of the grate restaurants are near Rotuaari road.”
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Park
“A really nice park for chilling out, feeding the ducks and just enjoying the scenery. Good for people spotting in the summer :-) ”
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Establishment
“One of the most important place in Oulu. It has many historical and cultural importance.”
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Art Gallery
“The art museum in Oulu - nice shows with various different artists! Worth a visit. ”
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Lodging
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Grocery or Supermarket
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Park
“The City Park. Paths, water, "fish path for salmons", cafe, restaurant, museo. Picnic places. ”
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Movie Theater
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Natural Feature
“The biggest beach in Oulu with an indoor spa and restaurants. Winter village Feb - Mar with winter activities for children, snow sculpting, chance to see reindeer and huskies. Check out the Winter Village website talvikyla.fi for more info. This is probably the most convenient place for spotting the northern lights without going too far from the city. ”
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Pub
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“One of the oldest bars in Oulu. Suitable for all ages above 20. Nightclub on the second floor and a pub with sports, a music room and a heated terrace. Especially on weekdays during the summer you might find live bands. No entry fee, only cloak room for he nightclub upstairs.”
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Establishment
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Café
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“A cosy cafe in a beautifully renovated wooden house. Delicious cakes, sandwiches and lunch. The best thing about this place, however, is the Sunday brunch! It is so popular that you will have to reserve your table in advance (easily done through their website). In the evening, check out the pub in the basement, another hidden gem of Oulu!”
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Shopping Mall
“Ideapark Oulu tarjoaa kauppoja laidasta laitaan. Ideapark Oulu is a middle size shopping mall. There are restaurant, shops and a doctors/dentist appointment. ”
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