Särkänniemi is an amusement park in Tampere, Finland. Th... - Secret World

Laiturikatu 1, 33230 Tampere, Finlandia

by Agueda Vasquez


Särkänniemi is an amusement park in Tampere, Finland. The park features an aquarium, a planetarium, a children's zoo, an art museum, an observation tower Näsinneula (Näsi Needle). Särkänniemi is the most popular amusement park in Finland with Linnanmäki in Helsinki. Särkänniemi has five, 6th under construction rollercoasters: inverted coaster Tornado, flying coaster Trombi, MotoGee, Half Pipe and Hype, a launched steel coaster Sky Rocket II opening in summer 2017, and family coaster Vauhtimato ("Whirly Worm"). Särkänniemi is owned by the city of Tampere and attracts about 1.100.000 visitors per annum. Särkänniemi is the biggest rival for Linnanmäki as the lead amusement park in Finland. Both are about the same size. The park gave up the dolphinarium in 2016 and the dolphins were safely transported to Attica Zoological Park in Greece. Särkänniemi has been voted several times as the best leisure center and the greatest amusement park in Finland.