10 Sights in Espoo, Finland (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Espoo, Finland. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 10 sights are available in Espoo, Finland.

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1. Tamminiemi

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Tamminiemi is a villa and house museum located in the Meilahti district of Helsinki, Finland. It was one of the three official residences of the President of Finland, from 1940 until 1981. From 1956, until his death, it served as the residence of President Urho Kekkonen. Since 1987, it has been the Urho Kekkonen Museum. It is located in a park by the sea. Tamminiemi's floor area is about 450 square metres (4,800 sq ft); living quarters comprise the first two floors while the third floor is dedicated to office space.

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2. Emma - Espoon modernin taiteen museo

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The EMMA – Espoo Museum of Modern Art, is a major art museum in Espoo in southern Finland. After the founding of Espoo Art Museum Foundation in September 2002, EMMA opened its doors for visitors in 2006. With its 5000 square metre exhibition space, it is the largest museum in the whole of Finland. The permanent exhibition presents a selection from The Saastamoinen Foundation Art Collection and the other half the changing domestic and international exhibitions.

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3. Otaniemen vesitorni

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Otaniemen vesitorni MKFI / Public domain

The Otaniemi water tower is a structure designed by the well-known Finnish architect Alvar Aalto in 1971. The water tower is located in Otaniemi area, Espoo, Finland. The total capacity of the tower is 6000 m³. It rises to a height of 45 meters. It is Otaniemi's principal landmark, and consists of two stacked elements - the water storage tank and a free-form, five-story building constructed underneath containing the technical spaces and offices.

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4. Neptunus

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The Pajamäki Solar System Scale Model is a scale model of the Solar System built in Helsinki and partly in Espoo, Finland in 1992. Its scale is 1:1 000, i.e. one to one billion, so that 1 millimeter in the model corresponds to 1 000 kilometers in the actual Solar System. The coordinates given for the model are those for the Sun in Patterinmäki.

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5. Urheilumuseo

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Sports Museum is a special museum of sports and sports located in Helsinki Olympic Stadium. The collection service of the Sports Museum is responsible for storing key items, documents, photos, books and magazines in Finnish sports history. The library of the Sports Museum serves as a free manual.

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6. Biogenesis

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Biogenesis Taideteos: Kuvanveistäjä Kimmo Kaivanto ; Valokuva: Htm ; / CC BY 3.0

Biogenesis is an environmental art designed by Finnish sculptor Kimo Kevano. The work, previously commissioned by the Finnish Sugar Company and named "Culture Limited", was erected in 1988 in the courtyard of Cultor headquarters at Kyrinport 2: 1 in West Pacilla, Helsinki.

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7. Paavalinkirkko

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Paul Church is a church of Paul's parish in Vallila, Helsinki. It was completed in 1930 according to the plans of architect Bertel Liljequist. The area belonged to the Sörnäinen congregation until 1941, when the congregation was divided into Kallio and Paul parishes.

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8. Tapiolan kirkko

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Tapiolan kirkko J-P Kärnä / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Tapiola Church is a Lutheran church in the Tapiola district of Espoo, Finland. The modernist concrete building was designed by architect Aarno Ruusuvuori and opened in 1965. The church seats 600 people and is thus the largest in Espoo by capacity.

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9. Espoon helluntaiseurakunta

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Espoon helluntaiseurakunta / fair use

Espoa V is a Pentecostal diocese with headquarters in Espoa and 574 members (2010). Its church building, the Pentecostal Church of Espoa, is located in Oralinoma. The pastor of the diocese is Esa-PekkaMatila.

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10. Karunan vanha kirkko

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The old church in Karuna is a wooden church completed in Karuna in 1685, which was later transferred to the outdoor museum on Lower Sai Island in Helsinki. It is the oldest building of outdoor museum.

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