Tampere, Finland Tampere is a city in Pirkanmaa, southern Finland. It is the most populous inland city in the Nordic countries. Tampere is wedged between two lakes, Näsijärvi and Pyhäjärvi. Tampere is known for its active cultural life. One of the main tourist attractions is the Särkänniemi amusement park, which includes the landmark Näsinneula tower, topped by a revolving restaurant.