15 Sights in Lahti, Finland (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Lahti, Finland. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 15 sights are available in Lahti, Finland.

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1. Vauhtia

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Accelerating is a bronze fountain sculpture created by sculptor Oskari Jauhiainen, which the City of Lahti acquired with bequest funds in 1954. The work depicts three flying swallows. The sculpture was created as part of a competition to find a suitable sculpture for the Lahti Market Square. Jauhiainen won the competition in 1951. Jauhiainen was assisted in the creation of the sculpture by architect Eero Eerikäinen. The Vauhtia sculpture was moved from its original location on the Market Square in 1961 to its current location in Pikku-Vesijärvi. The movement and flight of the work have been said to symbolize Lahti, which is experiencing its boom.

Wikipedia: Vauhtia (FI)

2. Eetu Salin

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Eetu Salin Taideteos: Kuvanveistäjä Veikko Leppänen Valokuva: Htm / CC BY 3.0

Eetu Salin's monument is a statue erected in memory of Johan Edvard "Eetu" Salini, an activist, journalist and member of parliament of the Finnish labour movement, in the woods of Mariankatu in Lahti. Salin, one of the founding members of the Social Democratic Party of Finland, was born in Asikkala, a neighbouring municipality of Lahti, in 1866 and, after training to become a shoemaker, worked in Lahti. The statue, cast in bronze, is located in a park that is an extension of Mariankatu near the City Hall. The acquisition of the memorial statue was proposed by the Lahti Sos.-dem Municipal Association.

Wikipedia: Eetu Salinin muistomerkki (Lahti) (FI)

3. Mannerheimin ratsastajapatsas

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Mannerheimin ratsastajapatsas veistos: Veikko Leppänen, valokuva: BluePuddle / tekijänoikeuslain 25 §

The equestrian statue of Mannerheim in Lahti is a statue located on the station square next to the Lahti railway station, depicting Marshal of Finland Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim on horseback. The statue was made by Lahti-based sculptor Veikko Leppänen and was unveiled on December 19, 1959, about six months earlier than the equestrian statue in Helsinki. The work is the first equestrian statue of Mannerheim unveiled in Finland.

Wikipedia: Mannerheimin patsas (Lahti) (FI)

4. Erkonpuisto

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Erkong Park is a park located in the center of the bay. It was named after the Finnish poet Juhanna Heikki Elko (18491906). There is a walled playground and four sculptures in the park. The sculptures are Essy Renwali's J.H. Erko Monument, Jussy Sonsen's Sivi Sculpture (1955) and Emile Weston's Micael Agrikola Monument, dating back to 1953. At the southern end of the park is a stone statue of Vico Lepson's JßKßPassy (1961).

Wikipedia: Erkonpuisto (FI)

5. Lahti Sports Center

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The Lahti Sports Centre is a major sports hub in Lahti. The sports centre has the Lahti Stadium, which serves as an athletics and football stadium in the summer and a ski stadium in the winter. Next to it are the Lahti ski jumping hills and the Lahti ice rink. The sports centre serves as the stage for the annual Salpausselkä Games. From the sports centre there are ski and walking routes in the direction of Salpausselkä.

Wikipedia: Lahden urheilukeskus (FI)

6. Aino

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Aino is a bronze sculptured fountain by Emil Wikström from 1912. It is located on the east side of fellman manor in Lahti. Originally, the fountain was located in Helsinki, from where it was moved to its current location in 1949. In 1908, Wikström received an order from businessman Uno Staudinger for the Aino jet well, which was erected in the small garden of Staudinger's Villa Johanna along Laivurinkatu street.

Wikipedia: Aino (suihkukaivo) (FI)

7. Mikael Agricola

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Mikael Agricola's monument is a half-body image of Mikael Agricola made by Finnish sculptor Emil Wikström and unveiled in 1908 in front of Vyborg Cathedral. The original bronze light was lost in the last days of the Winter War in 1940 and, despite subsequent searches, has not been found. The statue has been remade of four re-lights, which are in Turku (1910), Lahti (1953), Pernaja (1959) and Vyborg (2009).

Wikipedia: Mikael Agricolan muistomerkki (FI)

8. Punavankien muistomerkki

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Punavankien muistomerkki Veistos: Kuvanveistäjä Erkki Kannosto Valokuva: Htm / CC BY 3.0

The Monument to the Red Prisoners is a large-scale work of art designed by sculptor Erkki Kannosto in granite and bronze, located in Fellmaninpuisto park in Lahti. On the site of the park in 1918 was a prison camp called Fellman's field. In order to acquire the monument, an invitational competition was held in 1976, which Kannosto won. The work was erected by the Lahti workers' organisations.

Wikipedia: Punavankien muistomerkki (FI)

9. Radio- ja tv-museo

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The Mastola Radio and TV Museum, before the last renovation, the Radio and TV Museum, is located in Radiomäki, Lahti, at the foot of 150-metre-high radio masts, which have become the hallmarks of the city. The museum exhibits objects and traditions related to radio and television activities.

Wikipedia: Radio- ja tv-museo (FI)

10. Hakkapelittain kotiinpaluu

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Hakkapelian Homecoming is a sculpture by Pentti Papinaho located in the centre of Lahti. It is an equestrian statue depicting two hakkapeliittas returning home. The work is currently located south of the Lahti market square, at the intersection of Aleksanterinkatu and Mariankatu.

Wikipedia: Hakkapeliittain kotiinpaluu (FI)

11. Punaisten muistomerkki

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Punaisten muistomerkki

Hennala camp was a concentration camp operating from the beginning of May 1918 to 15 September 1918 in the Hennala Garrison in Lahti, Finland. It was set up for the Reds captured by the White Army after the Finnish Civil War Battle of Lahti.

Wikipedia: Hennala camp (EN)

12. Vesiurut

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The water cabin in the bay is a musical fountain, located in Callinome Park in Radessa, about 300 meters west of the old bus station. It was built by Gulf Energy in 1997. The water toilet will start operation in November this summer.

Wikipedia: Lahden vesiurut (FI)

13. Fellmanninpuisto

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Ferman Park was built in the centre of the Bay by the state before Ferman Manor in the 1950s. The park covers an area of about five hectares and is restricted by Lebaki Street, Kiskiki Street and Pasiki Street in Scotia.

Wikipedia: Fellmaninpuisto (FI)

14. Vapauden Hengetär

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Vapauden Hengetär Veistos: Wäinö Aaltonen, valokuva: Juha Hotari (Hotarju) / tekijänoikeuslain 25 §

The Spirit of Freedom is a statue designed by sculptor Wäinö Aaltonen and located in Kirkkopuisto in Lahti with hero graves. The statue is made of vehmaa red granite. The statue was unveiled on June 1, 1952.

Wikipedia: Vapauden Hengetär (FI)

15. Ski Museum

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Lahti Ski Museum is a sports museum located in Lahti, Finland, specialising in skiing and other winter sports. It is situated in the city's main sports complex adjacent to the Salpausselkä ski-jumping venue.

Wikipedia: Lahti Ski Museum (EN), Website, Website


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