Large Iron Age Burial Ground by Lake Pyhäjärvi
Location: Pirkanmaa, Lempäälä (www.lempaala.fi)
Address: Vesilahdentie 260, 37500 Vesilahti. Google Maps (www.googlemaps.fi). The parking area is signposted from Vesilahdentie road (local road 301).
Visit: The Päivääniemi burial ground is open to visitors free of charge all year round. The site is not staffed and there is no winter maintenance.
Instructions and rules: The Päivääniemi Burial Ground is a fixed relic site, which may not be excavated, covered or damage in any way under the Antiquities Act (www.nba.fi). Campfires are also prohibited.
Sights and activities: Large Iron Age burial ground with some 130 cairns. Beautiful natural scenery.
Services: Information boards and a trail.
Suitability: An enchanting destination for history enthusiasts and the whole family. The destination is unsuitable for disabled visitors as the ground is uneven and there are steps across the fence of the sheep pasture.
The address of this page: www.nationalparks.fi/paivaaniemi
The site is managed by Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland.