18 Sights in Vantaa, Finland (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Vantaa, 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 18 sights are available in Vantaa, Finland.

Sightseeing Tours in Vantaa

1. Vaaralan kappeli

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Vaarala Chapel is a former church building of Hakunila Parish in the Vaarala district of Vantaa. It was designed by architects Leena and Kalle Niukkanen. The church was completed in 1960. In 1995, it received a demolition order from the church council, but less than a decade later the demolition order was cancelled and it was decided to preserve the church, which represents modern architecture. The congregation abandoned the church in 2013 due to the need to renovate it. When the church was transferred to a private owner, its name was changed to Vaarala Chapel at the seller's request.

Wikipedia: Vaaralan kappeli (FI), Facebook

2. Laila Pullisen veistospuisto ja kotimuseo

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Laila Pullisen veistospuisto ja kotimuseo taideteoksen osalta Laila Pullinen; valokuva käyttäjä:Paju / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Laila Pullinen's Sculpture Park and Home Museum is a sculpture park in Hakunila, Vantaa, about 200 meters northeast of Sotung School. It introduces sculpture and environmental artwork and other production of sculptor Laila Pullinen (1933-2015) in the Nissbacka Manor yard, in the grain magazine and the artist's studio and at the home museum that opened in 2021. The sculpture park in the private area is open to the public during the summer months in four -time and for groups for reservation.

Wikipedia: Nissbackan kartanon veistospuisto (FI), Website, Facebook

3. Myyrmäki Church

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Myyrmäki ChurchXimonic (Simo Räsänen) / CC BY 4.0

Myyrmäki Church, is a Lutheran church in the Myyrmäki neighborhood in the city of Vantaa. It is located near Louhela commuter train station. The church was designed by architect Juha Leiviskä and it was opened in 1984. It is also known as the Church of Light. In Leiviskä's own words: "To me, a building as such, 'as a piece of architecture', is nothing. Its real significance is revealed in counterpoint with its surroundings, with life and with light."

Wikipedia: Myyrmäki Church (EN), Website

4. Silkkisali

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Theater Vantaa, until April 2006, called Theater Ring III, is a Vantaa professional theater founded by actress Anne Nielsen and opera singer Matti Pasanen in 1985. Other founding members were Leena Virtanen, Tiina Makkonen, Timo Paavola, Leila Itkonen and Kimmo Sillantie. On November 28, 1986, Marguerite Duras play Savannah Bay was performed at the theater's first premiere at the Tikkurila Peltola School.

Wikipedia: Teatteri Vantaa (FI), Website

5. Liesikappeli

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Liesikappeli / fair use

Myyrmäki Pentecostal Church or Liesikappeli is a Pentecostal church in Myyrmäki, Vantaa. The church was founded in 1986. The pastor couple of Myyrmäki Pentecostal Church is Erno Manni and Sari Manni. The parish premises are located in Myyrmäki in Liesikuja. The construction of Myyrmäki Pentecostal Church was born out of the contribution of the Salem Church in Helsinki.

Wikipedia: Myyrmäen helluntaiseurakunta (FI), Website

6. Korson kirkko

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Korso Church is an asymmetrical long church in Korso, Vantaa, built in 1962 based on the proposal of Olli Kuusi, who won a design competition two years earlier. The east-west church hall narrows towards the altar at the west end, the area of which is highlighted by a folding row of pews. A lower wing building, including a parish hall, joins the building.

Wikipedia: Korson kirkko (FI)

7. Länsimäen kirkko

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Länsimäki Church is a church building completed in 1986 in the Länsimäki district of Vantaa. It serves as the sanctuary of Hakunila Parish. The red-brick building was originally completed as a parish hall. However, it has been called the Church from the beginning. The church floor has 150 seats and the organ loft has space for 80 people.

Wikipedia: Länsimäen kirkko (FI)

8. Koivuhaan arboretum

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Koivuhaan arboretum runo Eino Leino (1878–1926), puukyltin tekijä on runoilija ja puuseppä Raimo Asikainen; valokuva: käyttäjä:Paju / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Koivuhaka Arboretum is a tree species park located in the northern part of the Koivuhaka district of Vantaa's Tikkurila major area in the Kylmäoja brook valley, which already had about 170 woody species in 2005. The arboretum area is part of a green area of approximately one square kilometer called Tikkurila Central Park.

Wikipedia: Koivuhaan arboretum (FI)

9. Kristuksen taivaaseenastumisen kirkko

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Tikkurila Orthodox Church, or Tikkurila Church, officially called the Church of the Ascension of Christ, is an Orthodox church in the Viertola district of Vantaa, Finland, opened in 1997. The building serves as the sanctuary of the Helsinki Orthodox Parish of the Orthodox Church in the Vantaa area of the Diocese of Helsinki.

Wikipedia: Tikkurilan ortodoksinen kirkko (FI)

10. Artsi

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Vantaa Art Museum Artsi is an art museum located in Myyrmäki House, Vantaa's Myyrmäki Cultural and Multipurpose Centre. The museum's first exhibition at Myyrmäki House was held in 1994. Today, the Art Museum aims to specialise in urban art, such as graffiti, street art and performance art, alongside more traditional art.

Wikipedia: Vantaan taidemuseo Artsi (FI), Website

11. Kivistön kirkko

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Kivistö Church is a red-brick church completed in 1967 in Kivistö, Vantaa. It was designed by architects Raili and Kalevi Hietanen. The church has a capacity of 150 people. The two-part altarpiece was painted by Sakari Marila. The cross, which used to be an altarpiece, is on the back wall of the church hall.

Wikipedia: Kivistön kirkko (FI), Website

12. Vantaan kaupunginmuseo

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Vantaan kaupunginmuseo Pictor / CC BY-SA 3.0

Vantaa City Museum is a museum maintained by the City of Vantaa, whose headquarters are in the old station building of Tikkurila, built in 1862, in the Tikkurila district. It also has exhibitions and events at Håkansböle Manor, and its collection services are located in Hiekkaharju.

Wikipedia: Vantaan kaupunginmuseo (FI)

13. Rekolan kirkko

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Rekola Church or St. Andrew's Church in Rekola is a red-brick clad church building in the Rekola district of Vantaa, completed in 1987 and inaugurated in 1988. It serves as a sanctuary for Rekola parish. The church was designed by Espoo-based Architects Pirkko ja Pekka Piirta.

Wikipedia: Rekolan kirkko (FI), Website

14. Vantaan Minttukirkko

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Vantaan Minttukirkko / fair use

Vantaa Mint Church or Tikkurila Pentecostal Church is a Pentecostal church in Vantaa with approximately 330 members. The parish church building is located in Tikkurila, Vantaa, at Minttutie 20, from which the parish's nickname derives. The church has about 500 seats.

Wikipedia: Vantaan Minttukirkko (FI), Website

15. Vantaan Maatalousmuseo

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The Vantaa Agricultural Museum is a local museum in Vantaanlaakso, which has collected objects and information about the old rural municipality of Helsinki. The museum is owned by "Helsinge Lantmannag, founded in 1882, to R.F. Vanda". The museum is bilingual.

Wikipedia: Vantaan maatalousmuseo (FI), Website

16. Hiekkaharjun vesitorni

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Hiekkaharjun vesitorniXimonic (Simo Räsänen) / CC BY 4.0

The Hiekkaharju Water Tower is located in the Hiekkaharju district in Vantaa. It is built on Malmimäki at Talvikkie 107, about 150 meters from the old water tower in Simonkylä. The tower was introduced for water distribution on May 27, 2021.

Wikipedia: Hiekkaharjun vesitorni (FI)

17. Science Center Heureka

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Heureka is a Finnish science center in the Tikkurila district of Vantaa, Finland, north of Helsinki, designed by Heikkinen – Komonen Architects. It is located at the intersection of the Finnish Main Line and the river Keravanjoki.

Wikipedia: Heureka (EN), Website

18. Vantaan Kotikirkko

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Vantaa Home Church is a Pentecostal church in Pakkala, Vantaa. In 2011, the congregation had about 70 members. The current pastor of the church, Jani Alanko, started in January 2020. Before him, the pastor was Jari Vahtera.

Wikipedia: Vantaan Kotikirkko (FI), Website


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