Observation towers

Haralanharju observation tower

The scenery of the Haralanharju ridge inspired author Zacharius Topelius to write the poem “Kesäpäivä Kangasalla” (Summer day in Kangasala).

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Vehoniemenharju observation tower

The observation tower of the Vehoniemenharju conservation area is the oldest, dating back to 1927. The top of the ridge rises up to 60 metres above water level. The observation…

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Keisarinharju observation deck

The first observation tower in Finland was built on the Keisarinharju ridge in 1819 in honour of Emperor Alexander I’s visit. The current landing, titled “Keisarinportaat” (Emperor’s steps), is from 2010.

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Kirkkoharju observation tower

The first observation tower in Kirkkoharju was built on year 1882. Later was decided to build a modern and more robust tower. The functionalist tower of the Kirkkoharju ridge from…

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