9 Sights in Oulu, Finland (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Oulu, 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 9 sights are available in Oulu, Finland.

List of cities in Finland Sightseeing Tours in Oulu

1. Pohjanneito

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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.

Wikipedia: Pohjan neito (FI)

2. Polskis

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Polskis Veistos on Kari Huhtamon käsialaa, omistaja Oulun kaupunki. Valokuva on Tve4n ottama. / tekijänoikeuslain 25 §

Polskis is a sculpture made of polished acid-proof steel by sculptor Kari Huhtamo, which depicts two swimming jumpers just as they hit the water surface. The sculpture was completed in 1976, and it was one of the nominees of an invitational competition organized by the City of Oulu in 1975, in which a sculpture to be placed in front of the Raksila swimming hall was selected. Polskis is the first public steel sculpture in the City of Oulu.

Wikipedia: Polskis (FI)

3. Hollihaka

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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.

Wikipedia: Hollihaan puisto (FI)

4. Kalasääski ja lohi

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Osprey and Salmon is a fountain sculpture located in Pokkisenpuisto, Oulu. The bronze sculpture, unveiled in 1960, was designed by sculptor Oskari Jauhiainen and is the first actual public fountain sculpture in Oulu. The animal-themed statue, cast in bronze, is placed in the center of a round pool, on a natural stone lifted from the rapids. The dimensions of the sculpture are 195 × 100 × 105 cm.

Wikipedia: Kalasääski ja lohi (FI)

5. Merimiehenkotimuseo

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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.

Wikipedia: Merimiehenkotimuseo (FI)

6. Mannerheimin puisto

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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.

Wikipedia: Mannerheim Park, Oulu (EN)

7. Valaistuksen tie

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Valaistuksen tie Veistos Laila Pullinen, omistaja Oulun kaupunki / tekijänoikeuslain 25 §

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).

Wikipedia: Valaistuksen tie (FI)

8. Oulun tuomiokirkko

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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.

Wikipedia: Oulu Cathedral (EN)

9. Pentecostal Church of Oulu

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Pentecostal Church of Oulu / fair use

Oulu Pentecostal Church is a Pentecostal church belonging to the Finnish Pentecostal Church in Oulu, which had approximately 1,250 members in 2009. The parish was founded in 1931. The leading pastor of the church is Kauko Uusila.

Wikipedia: Oulun helluntaiseurakunta (FI)

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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