Frequently asked questions
City View Route:
Tickets only through the online store booking calendar:
You can also see the open departure times on the booking page. There are departures every day from 11 am to 9 pm
NOTE! Arrive about 15 minutes before the scheduled time.
Ticket sales from the Café KATTO during the café’s opening hours (11am to 9pm).
Opening hours for autumn will be updated later, and we reserve the rights to make changes.
The Panorama Deck may be closed due to weather conditions
The price of the City View route is 29 € / person, and it includes a place in a group, a guide, a radio device for communication and stories and safety equipment.
The Panorama Deck costs 4€ per person and it includes access to the panorama deck
The city view route takes about an hour from start to finish.
The time spent on the route itself is about 45 minutes, in addition to the time spent putting on and taking off the equipment.
The Panorama Deck can be walked at your own pace
We are on the roof in almost any weather, so cancellation is not possible due to weather conditions. In the event of a thunderstorm or storm the organizer may cancel the departure or close the Panorama Deck for safety reasons
Participation can be postponed due to force majeure or illness but it needs to be done at least 24 hours before your Roof Walk. Please be prepared to prove the obstacle with a medical certificate etc.
The Panorama Deck is suitable for everyone but the route is not wheelchair accessible , there are stairs along the way.
The city view route is held on safety harnesses and is not wheelchair accessible either. The minimum lenght of a participant for this route is 140cm and maximun weight for a participant is 120kg
The city view rout runs along the edge of the roof, but it is safe for everyone. For people who are afraid of heights at their own discretion.
Due to safety structures the maximun groups size is 6 persons
There is a drop-down menu “discount code or gift card” at shopping cart summary. Enter the discount code or the code from your gift card you received. The gift card code is on the gift card.
On the mobile a place for the code can be found by clicking on the link at the bottom of the screen: “Click to see the information”.
If the purchase is interrupted at the online store before you have received confirmation, the reservation will not be saves and no fee will be charged. Booking will not be updated again immediately, but will be available for re-booking after 30 minutes.
Usually the payment will not be refunded but the participation can be postponed to a new date.
For cancellations made by Amazing City Oy for security reasons you can choose a refund or a new date.
There are no toilets on the roof but there are toilets at the starting point.
Panorama deck – the route is outdoors so wear whatever fits the weather.
City view route – It takes about 45 minutes outdoors so clothing is an accordance with the weather. We recommend rainproof clothing in the rain. In a windy weather the roof can be colder than a street level.
Each participants has a safety harness, so a skirt or a dress is not recommended.
The route goes on steel gratings without railings so flat shoes are the best choice.
Umbrellas are pohibited for safety reasons.
Roof Walk Finlayson Area is located in the Finlayson area in central Tampere. The starting point for both routes is in connection with Café KATTO on the roof of the Media 54 building.
Signs to the roof can be found in the Siperia and Media 54 buildings.
City view: The guide will pick you up from Café KATTO lobby at the start of the tour. Arrive about 15 minutes before your booking.
Panorama deck: You will get directions from Café KATTO when buying a ticket.
No. Drinking alcohol is forbidden in both routes and you can’t participate routes under influence of alcohol.
Café KATTO has liquor licenses so it is not allowed to bring your own drinks.
Taking pictures is allowed and highly recommended. The organizer is not responsible for the cameras or other equipment of the participants.
When sharing photos please use the hashtag #roofwalkfinlayson