City of Kuopio
Tulliportinkatu 31
P.O. Box 228
FIN-70101 Kuopio, Finland
Tel. +358 17 182 111
Fax +358 17 182 058




Growing Saaristokaupunki now houses over 10 000 inhabitants

The residential area has grown to become the second largest in Kuopio. The district, which housed the Finnish Housing Fair in 2010, will welcome several thousand more citizens in the coming years.

ANTI 2015 was experienced through the body

ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival 2015 was held in Kuopio in the beginning of September. The festival brought artists, speakers and participants from all over Finland to Kuopio, as well as from several different countries. The festival tested the endurance and stamina of the artists.

Cruise through the city with style on the stagecoach

The stagecoach tradition still lives on in Kuopio, thanks to express driver Tapio Karhunen and his Finnhorse Kesäsade.


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