10 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 10 sights are available in Oulu, Finland.

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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.

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2. 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.

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3. Merimieskirkko

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The Finnish Seamen's Mission was established in 1875. It was established to help Finns travelling abroad, particularly seafarers and migrant workers. It is a Christian organisation which, as well as providing church services and pastoral care, also aims to provide cultural and social services to the Finnish community. The Secretary General (Pääsihteeri) as of 2015 is Hannu Suihkonen.

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4. Polskis

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

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.

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5. Kalasääski ja lohi

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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.

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6. Mannerheimin puisto

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Mannerheimin puisto Estormiz 10:26, 23 July 2006 (UTC) / Public domain

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.

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7. Merimiehenkotimuseo

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The Museum of the Sailors' Former Residence operates at the Martilla House in Piquisara, Orur, the oldest surviving wooden house in the city. This building was once used as a customs clearance, and its historical origin can be traced back to the 1730s. The building was found undamaged in the fire in 1822. The museum is maintained by the Northern Museum.

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8. Hupisaaret

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The Hupisaaret Islands City Park is a public urban park in the Myllytulli district in central Oulu, Finland. The park is located in the delta of the River Oulu. The area was built as a public park in the 1860s, the first white wooden bridges that characterize the park were also built at the time.

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9. 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.

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10. Oulun helluntaiseurakunta

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Oulun helluntaiseurakunta / fair use

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.

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