Taitokortteli, the Artisan's quarter
A unique experience in the heart of town including the Kauppaneuvos café, a smithy, the chance to make-it-by-hand, exhibitions and high-quality handicraft products from numerous boutiques.
Cafe Kauppaneuvos offers a leisurely taste sensation on a daily basis.
Taito Shop Joensuu is a sales gallery promoting high-quality Finnish and North Karelian handicrafts and design. An excellent selection of Finnish handicrafts based on the surrounding environment created by talented hands and perceptions.
Koskikatu 1, further information
Botania – the Botanical Gardens
Botania offers plenty to see, hear and experience. In the Botania greenhouses nearly 700 exotic species of plants can be seen year-round. The colour and flurry brought to the garden in spring, when the tropical butterflies arrive, lasts long into the fall.
Heinäpurontie 70, tel. +358 50 562 9482