Rovaniemi Lapland Region- Santa Claus Village, Finland
We Wish you a Merry Christmas! We Wish you a Merry Christmas…..!
A famous song which is popular globally. The word ‘Santa Claus’ is always associated with Christmas festival. There are several stories with Santa Claus, but have you heard of ‘Santa Claus Village’? If not what part of world you are living in! Well, Rovaniemi a place in Lapland region, Finland is known as residence place of Santa Claus. Sounds Interesting, Isn’t it?
Rovaniemi, Santa Claus Village located about 8-km to north-east of Lapland Region. One can visit the place by travelling 2-km from Rovaniemi Airport. If you are planning to visit this place, one can also opt for bus route between Santa Claus Village and Rovaniemi Railway Station. The bus trip might take approximately 30-minutes.
Rovaniemi is administrative capital of Finland, it is also titled as commercial centre of Finland. To be precise it is located 10-km south of Artic Circle, between hills of Korkalovaara and confluence of river Kemijoki. The total area is around 3,095 square metre with population of 61,000-people. This is place which solves mystery of latitude!
- Arctic Circle:
The Arctic Circle is quite popular, since it cuts right through village of Santa Claus. The white dot on map or globe, is nothing but Arctic Circle. Visitor from around the world officially enter Arctic area, this spot is noted as popular tourist spot.
- Santa Claus Post Office:
How can we miss to state this place? Visitor specially visit this place. If you are planning to visit this place, you can find Christmas CD’s, cards, and related items. Mail sent from this place have special postmark of Santa Claus.
- Santa Claus Office:
The main Santa Claus office is located inside central building of this village. Visitors can not only take postcards and photography’s, but can also meet and chat with Santa Claus. Amazing! Yes, Santa Claus too have office time. Hence, check with time before visiting, Santa might not be in office even when village is open.
There are also few restaurants, shops inside the park that offers you mesmerizing Christmas items related to Santa and off-course will mark a memorable tour to Lapland region, Finland. Today, with more and more tourist visiting this place, Santa Claus Park has earned quality of name. It has also won several awards. The place is also titles as 2nd best Travel Adventure in entire Finland.