Tampere was founded as a market place on the banks of the Tammerkoski channel in 1775 by Gustav III of Sweden and four years later, in 1779, Tampere was granted full city rights. At this time, it was a rather small town, consisting of only a few square kilometers of land around the Tammerkoski.
A postcard from Tampere (Marika)
Date of dispatch : 2011-01-27
In my mailbox on January 28th, 2010