Kuopio Finland is the best known place from the tourist's point of view. The place has beautiful lake lands. The Puijo towers and the lively market place add to the beauty of the place.
Kuopio in Finland is also a city known for its cultural activities. It renders its residents a good standard of life and services. The local people there are very friendly in nature, they are very sociable and warm hearted. The people of Kuopio are well educated and the place is abode for many students. Many famous people also belong from Kuopio. Finnish writers like Juhani Aho, Minna Canth, Maria Jotuni, the von Wright Brothers, all lived in Kuopio.
Tradition is given sting importance in Kuopio. The people of Kuopio are very strict in maintaining their identity. The nature in Kupio is often characterized by waterways, shorelines with winds blowing all around. The city is surrounded by the lake Kallavesi. Many deciduous trees form the fauna of Kuopio. It is also rich in fauna. Many rare species of plants which are at present on the verge of extinction are also found here. The place of Kuopio forms a major asset to tourism.
The proof of people living in Kuopio is about 10,000 years back. The city of Kuopio was founded in the year 1775 by the governor general Peter Brahe. It gained the full status only in 17th November, 1775, when King Gustav III of Sweden gave the order of establishment of Kuopio.