Welcome to Kajaani!

Kajaani, the capital of the Kainuu region, offers an excellent selection of shopping opportunities and events for a small town. In Kajaani, everything is close by: cafes, museums, theatre, a water fitness centre, as well as special stores for fashion, beauty and leisure. The clear watered River Kajaaninjoki, running through the town, provides a variety of recreational and fishing opportunities all year round. Come and see the best of Kajaani!

Get to know to Kajaani

Kajaani Orthodox Church

The Orthodox Church in Kajaani was completed in 1959. The icons and murals painted between…

Paltaniemi Church of Paintings

The old church for Paltamo congregation, the Paltaniemi Church of Paintings, was built in 1726….

Vuolijoki Art Noveau Church

The only greystone church in Kainuu was built during 1905 and 1906. The building was…

Eino Leino’s Kajaani

Armas Einar Leopold Lönnbohm, the Emperor of Poetry Eino Leino as he was also known,…

Kainuu Museum

Kainuu Museum is the regional museum of Kainuu. Temporary exhibitions introduce both international and local…

President Kekkosen’s Kajaani

President Urho Kekkonen (1900-1986) was born in the Lepikko cottage in Pielavesi and spent his…

Guided tours and excursions

Kajaani tour guides have endless stories of the over 365 years old Kajaani and its…

Kaukametsä Culture and Congress Centre

Kaukametsä Culture and Congress Centre enjoys a scenic location by River Kajaaninjoki. The endless possibilities…

Otanmäen urheilutalo sports centre

Sports hall You can play basketball, volleyball, badminton, tennis and floorball at the sports hall….

Puisto Bowling

The multifaceted Puisto bowling alley is not only a bowling alley but a recreational location…

Water Fitness Centre Kaukavesi

Water Fitness Centre Kaukavesi offers a range of facilities and services: several pools, a diving…

Skating rinks

The Liikuntapuisto skating area is the largest public skating area in town. Check out the…

Scandic Kajanus

Spa package (accommodation + Water Fitness Centre Kaukavesi) A spa vacation in Kajaani for the…

Manor House Hotel Karolineburg

Manor house life in the northernmost manor house in Finland is only a few steps…

Hotel Kajaani

The cozy Hotel Kajaani is located in the centre of Kajaani and in the vicinity…

Original Sokos Hotel Valjus

Original – something authentic in the centre of the town. A beautiful view over the…

Scandic Kajanus restaurant

The menu in Scandic Kajanus consists of Scandinavian classics combined with modern recipes. The menu…

Steamship S/S Kouta

Steamship cruise on Lake Oulujärvi Experience the Lake Oulujärvi landscape on an authentic steamship cruise….

Bistro Casa Bianca

The best pizza and burgers in town and an a`la carte menu from our full-service…

Hospo

Fine beer and bad jokes is the best combination! Hospo is the go-to place for…

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