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

Here you can find interesting sights in Lahti, 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 14 sights are available in Lahti, Finland.

List of cities in Finland Sightseeing Tours in Lahti

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

The Etu Salini Monument, the most active in the Finnish Labour movement, honors a statue erected by journalist and MP Yoha Edval Etu Salini in Mariana Street Park in the Gulf. As one of the founding members of Finland's Social Democratic Party, Salilin was born in 1866 in Kara, a neighboring client in the Gulf, and worked in Lehd after training as a shoemaker. The cast statue on the bronze statue is located in a park on Marian Street near City Hall. The purchase of the memorial statue was submitted by the Seuss-Durham Association of Municipal Organizations in the Bay.

Wikipedia: Eetu Salinin muistomerkki (Lahti) (FI)

3. Erkonpuisto

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Erkonpuisto park is a park located in the city center of Lahti. It is named after the Finnish poet Juhana Heikki Erkko (1849–1906). The park has a fenced playground and four sculptures. The sculptures are Essi Renvall's J. H. Erkko's monument, Jussi Mäntynen's Moose sculpture (1955) and Emil Wikström's Mikael Agricola's monument from 1953. At the southern end of the park is a statue of Veikko Leppänen J. K. Paasikivi (1961).

Wikipedia: Erkonpuisto (FI)

4. 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)

5. Mannerheimin ratsastajapatsas

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

The rider statue of Mannerheim in the Gulf is a statue located on an adjacent guard at the Bay Railway Station, which presents Finnish Marshal Karl Gustav Emile Mannerheim on horseback. The statue was made by a bay sculptor, Vico Leputin, and was unveiled on the 19th. In December 1959, it was about half a year before the rider statue in Helsinki. The work is the first statue of Mannerheim rider unearthed in Finland.

Wikipedia: Mannerheimin patsas (Lahti) (FI)

6. Aino

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Enoch is a fountain of bronze sculpture by Emil Vickstrom, dating back to 1912. It is located in the east of Ferman Manor, adjacent to Lehd. Originally, the jet's oil well was located in Helsinki, from where it moved to its present location in 1949. In 1908, Wikstrum received orders from merchant Uno Stahlinger to erect the Aineno air-jet loom from the small garden of Valle Johanna in Levilinglinger Street.

Wikipedia: Aino (suihkukaivo) (FI)

7. Mikael Agricola

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Mikael Agricola M. L. Carstens / CC BY 4.0

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. 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)

12. Fellmanninpuisto

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Fellman's Park was built on the former lands of fellman manor in the 1950s in the center of Lahti. The size of the park is about five hectares and it is bounded by Ståhlberginkatu, Kyösti Kallion katu and Paasikivenkatu.

Wikipedia: Fellmaninpuisto (FI)

13. 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)

14. 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)

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

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