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Rovaniemi is a city of approx. 60,000 inhabitants (2010), which is the administrative center for the landscape Lapland in northern Finland.The town is located near the Arctic Circle, between the mountains and Ounasvaara Korkalovaara, where rivers Kemijoki and Ounasjoki meet.
In Rovaniemi is Lapland University – Finland’s northernmost higher education institution.
The most famous landmark in Rovaniemi is Jätkänkynttilä bridge (where it burns an “eternal flame”) across the river Kemijoki. Otherwise Arktikum House (Arctic Museum), Hall and Lappia House popular destinations.The latter is home to the theatre, concert hall, convention center and library.
“Santa Claus Village and Santa Park”, which is located 8 miles north of downtown, is probably Rovaniemi’s most visited attraction – and it is being marketed internationally as “Santa’s home.” Here you can also visit Ranua Djurpark, which has approx. 50 different Arctic and Nordic species.
A unique experience is otherwise spend the night at the Snow Hotel Arctic Snow Hotel, where you can sleep in the igloo. Situated 25 km outside the city and opens for the season in December.
The nearest airport is Rovaniemi Airport, located about 10 miles north of downtown.