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 Castle Ruins

The Kajaani Castle was built in the beginning of the 17th century and was destroyed…

Paltaniemi Church of Paintings

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

Eino Leino’s Kajaani

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

Kajaani Orthodox Church

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

President Kekkosen’s Kajaani

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

Kajaani Town Theatre

Kajaani Town Theatre is considered one of the most fascinating theatres in the country. The…

Kainuu Museum

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

Guided tours and excursions

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

Kesäniemi beach

Pack your lunch and come relax by River Kajaaninjoki, at Kesäniemi beach, a popular summer…

Otanmäki outdoor pool

In addition to traditional swimming, you can do aqua jogging in the Otanmäki outdoor pool….

Children’s traffic park

Children’s Traffic Park in Kajaani is open for children under 10 years of age. In…

Canoeing

Canoeing is the perfect form of exercise for anyone who enjoys the nature. In the…

Manor House Hotel Karolineburg

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

Scandic Kajanus

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

Original Sokos Hotel Valjus

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

Hotel Kajaani

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

Bistro Casa Bianca

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

Scandic Kajanus restaurant

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

Hospo

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

Pitkä Taneli pub

Pitkä Taneli is a legendary pub located right next to the Raatihuoneentori market place. Pitkä…

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