Tammerkoski ilta-auringossa. Taustalla Finlaysonin alueen punatiiliset tehdasrakennukset.

Businesses in the area

The Finlayson area is a home to over a 100 businesses of different industries conveniently close to the city centre.

Shops and services

Amazing City

The adventures by Amazing City offer new kinds of experiences that allow you to see the city from a new perspective. You could try the Unfold Finlayson adventure game – an excellent combination of problem solving familiar from escape room games, amazing and unique locations and action-based stories.


Bravo Plaza

An event location for weddings as well as business events. Bravo Plaza features all the required tools for organising a successful meeting or training session. You could also arrange dining for your event at Bravo Plaza or order a menu option through our catering service to your own premises.


Baarimikko ja olut. Panimoravintola Plevnassa on saatavilla erilaisia oluit ja tuhtia ruokaa.

Brewery restaurant Plevna

Brewery restaurant Plevna offers unique experiences to people who love good food and drinks. A brewery operating at the heart of the restaurant prepares craft beer, cider and brew mead. Come and enjoy food, drinks and the relaxed pub atmosphere!

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Muotia ja sisustustuotteita myymälässä Finlaysonin alueella. Suomalaista designia ja kodintekstiilejä.


We sell clothes, accessories and home textiles that are primarily made from natural materials, such as linen, bamboo and wool. BYPIAS is a lifestyle concept and a comprehensive experience where fashion and home decor are combined to create an enchanting and harmonic world. Natural high-quality materials and sustainable supply chain are central to our operations. Come and visit us!


ZBase viihdekeskus Finlaysonin alueella. Ihmisiä pelaamassa pelikoneita.

Entertainment centre ZBase

ZBase offers plenty of activities! Come and bring your friends for a laser battle game or admire and play the largest collection of authentic arcade games in the Nordic countries. A licensed bar provides the drinks to accompany the games. It is fun to spend time at ZBase with a group of friends or with the entire family. There are also fun things to do for groups of different kinds.


Factory garden

The charming plants of Finlayson Area: The numerous garden plots of the factory garden make the Finlayson area lush and alive. The garden is growing each year and its goal is to promote natural diversity in an urban environment and educate people on how the ecosystem works. The gardens are open throughout the year and they live and change in tune with nature. You can taste some of the plants as part of the products served in Café & Bar KATTO, located on the roof!


Fame Club

A spacious and modern nightclub offers its visitors unforgettable nights with live gigs and bar events. Fame operates on two floors with special attention paid to the lights and sound systems so that a genuine disco feeling on the dance floor is guaranteed. Diverse and changing performers top off the evening. Fame is located on the ground floor of the Media 54 building on the banks of Tammerkoski. The club also has an entrance under Satakunnankatu bridge.

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Finla is a 100% Finnish occupational health expert that is owned by its client companies and offers services for their personnel.



Finlayson is the best-selling and most popular producer of home textiles in Finland. In 1820, a Scot called James Finlayson came to Tampere, which at the time only had a couple of tiny wind-beaten houses and the unharnessed rapids. Today at Finlayson we are convinced that the only correct way to respect our history is to operate as responsibly, bravely and open-mindedly as our early owners.


Finlayson Meetings

The conference and event center’s café-restaurant is open to everyone from lunch until early evening. A fresh salad lunch is available every weekday, which our staff builds according to your wishes from high-quality ingredients, also taking into account special diets. There are also tasty delicacies such as cakes, pies, stuffed breads, pastries and fresh smoothies. There are also changing delicacies according to the season.

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Nojatuoleja, lamppuja ja kasveja Finlayson Meetings -kokouskeskuksessa. Tutustu täällä Finlayson Meetings -kokouskeskukseen.

Finlayson Meetings

The conference and event center offers new, exciting spaces and services for meetings, team days, kick offs or organizing customer meetings. We have a dozen different sized and flexible rooms, each of which has its own unique interior. The services connected to the center enable a successful event, whether it is an official meeting or a more relaxed evening party, or the whole day from breakfast to evening.


Popcornia elokuvateatteri Finnkino Plevnassa. Tutustu täällä Finlaysonin alueen aktiviteetteihin.

Finnkino Plevna

Enjoy movies at Finnkino Plevna, located in the 19th-century weaving factory Plevna. The ten auditoriums offer an unbeatable movie experience to audiences.


Goldsmith Aurifaber

We prepare jewellery to order in accordance with your wishes. We also do hand-made carvings and repairs. We specialise in unique jewellery made to order in accordance with the detailed wishes of the customer or based on plans made in cooperation with the customer. All jewellery showcases the story and personality of their wearer, and you will always get a completely unique quality piece from us.


Himmelblau Printmaking Studio

The printmaking studio also features a spacious gallery with a changing display of artwork by skilled artists. Himmelblau is also responsible for the Finlayson Art Area event that spreads over the whole complex in the summer.


Innovation Home

Innovation Home is more than just an office! Home. A place where we can try out new things, succeed, make mistakes and learn from them. A place where we want to be. Even if not everyone has had a home like this, everyone will recognise a place like this once they step inside. Home is where we can freely be who we are. Funny, happy, creative, effective, quiet, sad, excited, inspiring.


JalkateraPIApalvelut Ja Koulutettu Hieroja Pasi

Podiatry services such as chiropody, lower limb examination and treatment guidance. Basic personal podiatry treatment includes the treatment of skin and nails, mapping the condition of your feet and the necessary instructions for feet self-care. Every visit is carried out in accordance with the customer’s needs. We also offer classical massage, massage of neural pathways, fascia treatment, massage of masticatory muscles and sports massage. We also accept Epassi.



Karkkimeri is a sweet shop with a wide selection of confectionery and popcorn flavourings, sugar-free and gluten-free sweets, toy sweets and plenty of more.



The Lidl grocery store offers a wide selection of popular products in Finland and international favourites for people who want to do their grocery shopping conveniently and at a low price. Treat your taste buds with the delicious product from our selection of freshly-baked goods and find the season’s harvest in our fruits and vegetables section – a new batch of fruits and vegetables is delivered to our store every day.


Medical centre Mehiläinen Tampere Finlayson

Medical centre Mehiläinen Tampere Finlayson operates in comfortable premises at Itäinenkatu 3 and offers a wide selection of services: Specialist and general medical services, occupational health services and a hospital for surgery patients. Mehiläinen’s dental services can also be found under the same roof. A medical centre for children also operates at the medical centre. In addition to doctors, the medical centre offers services by other specialists, such as psychologists and physiotherapists.


Mehiläinen Tampere Polttimonkatu occupational health service

The premises are located right next to the main facility of Mehiläinen in Tampere, next to Finlayson. We serve all customer’s of Mehiläinen’s occupational health services. The staff at the premises involve a multi-professional team of occupational health doctors, occupational health nurses, occupational physiotherapists and occupational psychologists. Diagnostic services, such as laboratory testing and imaging, are conveniently available next door on the Finlayson premises.


Pala Cafe

Pala Café provides a cosy living room in the stylishly modernised historical area of Finlayson. Come and enjoy tasty coffee from our own roastery, fresh sandwiches and treats and our diverse lunch selection.

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Plevna’s parking centre

Plevna’s parking centre: smart parking services that promote mobility. Let’s make mobility, activities and parking as smooth as possible. In a functional city, people move around and park their vehicles without burdening themselves or nature; no need to stress when having to run errands in the middle of a busy day and no reason to feel bad about driving unnecessarily.


Posti’s parcel locker

Posti’s parcel locker is located at the back of the corridor behind the checkout line of Lidl’s store on the ground floor at the TR 9 Seelanti building. The corridor can be accessed through a door at the end of the checkout line.


Restaurant Tivoli Smørrebrød & Øl

Restaurant Tivoli welcomes you to enjoy the world of Danish sandwiches and Scandinavian beer and other drinks at Finlayson in Tampere.

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Ristorante Il Siciliano

The atmospheric Italian restaurant Il Siciliano offers food made with love from good Italian ingredients. On weekdays, the day at the restaurant begins with lunch, and every day is a celebration, as is the Italian custom.

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Ihmisiä istumassa Finlaysonin alueen katolla. Finlaysonin alueella järjestetään kattokävelyitä. Kävelyillä voi ihailla maisemia Tampereen kattojen yllä.

Roof Walk Finlayson Area

Roof Walk Finlayson Area is a unique roof-walking experience that allows you to see and experience the history and landscape of Tampere from a completely new perspective from the rooftops of the historical buildings in the Finlayson area.


Room Escape Tampere

At the end of Itäinenkatu is the largest escape room centre in Tampere. There are a total of eight escape rooms on the fifth floor and all the escape rooms are suitable for families with children.


Shen Garden

The Finlayson Area has its own oasis of well-being; the Shen Garden. The regular weekly classes include, for example, yoga and pilates, spiced up with morning discos and various events that nourish the well-being of mind and body. In the Shen Garden, you can also treat yourself with acupuncture and cosmetic gua sha treatments. The amazing view from our yoga studio on the 4B floor opens up on the yards of Finlayson and, in the treatment area, you can experience the roaring rapid with a view towards Vapriikki.


Speakeasy Finlayson

Welcome to the best Chicken Wings speakeasy in town! Come and grab a quick one or stay for longer. Our restaurant is meant for food and spending time together, and on weekdays we serve a tasty home food lunch. In the evening, we serve delicious food from the menu, including burgers, wings and salad dishes.

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Spy Museum

James Bond and other fictional agents have all been modelled on real people. The Spy Museum is a place where you can get to know these people and their gadgets. The museum is the only one in Finland focusing on this special topic and it offers unforgettable experience.


TAJ Indian Restaurant

TAJ Indian Restaurant offers authentic Indian dishes with meat, chicken, fish and vegetables as well as tandoori dishes from the lunch and à la carte menus. Come and enjoy the delicious food and good atmosphere!

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Tampere music therapy Taina Peltola

Rehabilitation through music for different customer groups. I am specialised in neurological rehabilitation. I also provide neuropsychiatric coaching. We prepare a personal rehabilitation plan for each customer that is reviewed periodically.



The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas

Visiting Werstas is a nostalgic experience. Childhood memories flood back in the exhibitions that feature familiar items that may remind you of your former workplace, home or your grandma’s house. The diverse exhibitions and frequent events make sure that there is always something to see and experience. Visiting the museum is always free of charge.


The Kohtaamisia. space

This studio produces live broadcasts and videos for jobseekers and employers in Tampere. The goal is to create the conditions for matching up talent and jobs. We also plan events for entrepreneurs and people interested in entrepreneurship. Kohtaamisia (encounters) means panel discussions, informative presentations and presenting industries in need of workers.


Unfold Finlayson

Adventure game for groups. Creative problem solving, group work, unique locations and amazing views in the historic centre of Tampere. Unfold is an adventure game that takes place in the towers and tunnels of the 200-year-old Finlayson factory area that are not open to the public.