12 Sights in Oulu, Finland (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Oulu, 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 12 sights are available in Oulu, Finland.List of cities in FinlandSightseeing Tours in Oulu
Northern Virgin is a bronze statue taken by sculptor Verjo Savikur in 1967, which belongs to the collection of public sculptures in Orur. The work is considered to be one of the most successful outdoor sculptures in Savikur. Northern Ltd donated the sculpture to the city to mark its 50th anniversary and placed it in Liltynpe, in front of the company's headquarters, in the old Hatalai district of the city center. The size of the sculpture is 140 × 56 × 166 cm.
Holliha River Park is the second largest park in the downtown area of Orur. The park covers about one-third of the city of Holliha in Oulu. The park is adjacent to the mouth of Oulu River in the west, Laomu Town in Sonisar and Liuluoduo in the north, Oulu Sports House and Holliha Kindergarten in the east, and tree-lined apartment buildings in the park in the south, among which youth apartment buildings are the most prominent.
3. Puolivälinkankaan vesitorni
The Midland Water Tower is a water tower built between 1967 and 1969 in the Puolivälinkangas district of Oulu. The water tower is located along Highway 4 at the highest point of the borough, and is a prominent landmark. At the top of the tower there has been an observation deck open to the public and the astronomical society's Arktos observatory in Oulu. Currently, the plateau is not open to the public.
Polsky is a sculpture made of polished acid-resistant steel by sculptor Kari Hutamo, which depicts two swimmers, just hitting their water surface. The sculpture was completed in 1976 and was one of the candidates for the invitation competition held in Orur in 1975. He chose the sculpture in front of Laxila Swimming Pool. Polskies is the first public steel sculpture in Orur.
5. Kalasääski ja lohi
Fishbone Stone and Salmon are fountain sculptures in Bokosen Park in Orul. The bronze sculpture unearthed in 1960, in the handwriting of sculptor Oskari Josier, is the first real public fountain sculpture in Oulu. A bronze statue of an animal, located in the center of a circular pool, in contact with lifted natural rocks. The size of the sculpture is 195 × 100 × 105 cm.
The Seamen's Home Museum operates in Matila's house in Pikisaari, Oulu, which is the oldest surviving wooden house in the city. The building has also once served as a customs hut, and its historical sources can be traced back to the 1730s. The building survived the great fire of 1822 unscathed. The museum is maintained by the Museum of Northern Ostrobothnia.
7. Mannerheimin puisto
The Mannerheim Park is a small urban park in Vanhatulli district of Oulu, Finland. Renovations finished in 2019 changed the look of the park completely, and made it more suitable for small events. The park is a favorite hangout for many. The park is adjacent to the Kela building, and features a grill kiosk and a children's play area with rides and swings.
8. Valaistuksen tie
The Road of Lighting is an environmental artwork by sculptor Laila Pullinen, located in Raksila, Oulu, which was completed in 1986. The work consists of an abstract sculpture cast in bronze, surrounded by a shaped lawn mound. The sculpture is a monument to Yrjö Kallisen (1886–1976).
9. Oulu 1
Oulu 1 is the outermost lighthouse of the fairway leading to the Port of Oulu, located north of Hailuoto in Finnish territorial waters off Oulu. It is located on the territory of the former municipality of Haukipudas. The lighthouse was built and installed on its site in 1964.
10. Oulun tuomiokirkko
Oulu Cathedral is an Evangelical Lutheran cathedral and the seat of the Diocese of Oulu, located in the centre of Oulu, Finland. The church was built in 1777 as a tribute to the King of Sweden Gustav III and named after his wife as Sofia Magdalena's church.
11. Pentecostal Church of Oulu
The Heleta Order in Oulu is the Pentecostal order of the Heleta Church in Finland, with about 1,250 members in 2009. The diocese was founded in 1931. The senior priest of the diocese will serve as the New Silas in the Far East.
Oulunsalo Local Museum is a museum in the Oulunsalo district of Oulu. It is located along the Airport Road, right next to the church. The museum is one of the open-air museum sites of the Museum and Science Centre Luuppi.
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