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Rajaportti Sauna

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If you want to experience public sauna at its best... This is the place to be. The one and only... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2018
Old time Sauna

This is an old time sauna experience - it has been there since 1906. Rough concrete stone building... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2017
Milwaukee, Wi
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10 Oct 2018
19 Sep 2017
“Old time Sauna”
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Pispalan valtatie 9, Tampere 33250, Finland
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

If you want to experience public sauna at its best... This is the place to be. The one and only Rajaportin sauna! This public sauna has been operating here since early 1900 so you can really feel the history here. Honestly... It really can't get...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TrippinWithJ
Reviewed September 19, 2017

This is an old time sauna experience - it has been there since 1906. Rough concrete stone building with basic facilities. Separate sides for men and women. No showers - water and sauna buckets. Pay for sauna at the sauna building - a tiny little...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank rgnivala
Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

This is the oldest public sauna in Finland. Every year when I come home for Christmas we visit this sauna that takes you back to 1970 s. This sauna takes 6 hours to warm up - it keeps the heat until the end of the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Pure_Fin
Reviewed December 10, 2016

Traveling to sauna of Rajaportti is a moment of relaxation, cleanliness and return back in time. After the sauna moment it's possible to drink cafe or beer in the cafeteria and eat delicious pies.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank MC0777
Reviewed October 11, 2016

Must to go if visiting in Tampere. Feel the finish sauna culture. Lovely place with great atmosphere. Remember own sauna drinks.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank johannar544
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Sauna is heated by wood, which is pretty rare or even unique with public saunas. Water has to be thrown inside the heater from the front, I have seen a similar system in Russian Karelia and in Sauna Arla in Helsinki. This reminds me of...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Birding_vagrant
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Rajaportin Sauna - it is an institution! If you want to experience great public Sauna experience. You meet the ultimate Sauna experts at this wonderful so Finnish facility. One must try this - you will not tegret it!

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank TommiKangasala
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Very relaxed athmosphere in a traditional setting. No lake for swimming but people cool down outside. Cosy allthough some of the locals might give you few advice on the "sauna rules". But don't mind, they all mean well and add to the experience. :-)

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Heini W
Reviewed February 1, 2016

The real deal. Smoke sauna where locals get their sauna fix. As authentic as it can get, a must do in Tampere.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Julien1984C
Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is one of the oldest public saunas still operating in Finland. The sauna is wood heated which gives a nicer warmth then electric or gas heated saunas. I really liked the löyly (steam) which fills the space slowly when thrown. The sauna is visited...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Martijn D
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June 11, 2016|
Response from Julien1984C | Reviewed this property |
Nothing at all inside the sauna! Towels can be rented at the entrance but are to be used only in the changing area, not the sauna proper, otherwise you will be too hot and uncomfortable. Note this is not a mixed sauna... More