Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #9 in Turku, Finland


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 3.5 km
Ascend 0 m
Descend 0 m

Experience Turku in Finland in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in TurkuIndividual Sights in Turku

Sight 1: Remains

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Remains Lax / CC BY 4.0

Remains is a work by Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto aka Vhils in Telakkaranta, Turku. The bow of the ship, which is over six metres high and five metres wide, features portraits of Turku-based shipbuilders. The work was unveiled in 2011 by Seppo Lehtinen, Chairman of the City Council, in front of Forum Marinum. The current location is Telakkaranta. The work was commissioned by the Turku 2011 Foundation.

Wikipedia: Remains (Turku) (FI)

1556 meters / 19 minutes

Sight 2: Matkan varrelta

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Along the Way (1985) is Maarit Nissilä's cubist bronze sculpture in Vähäheikkilä. Two characters sit on a bench: it's hard for them to know if they've just met, or maybe they're already going their separate ways. The work is located at Kupittaankatu 146 in front of the Osuuspankki service point and was commissioned by Osuuspankki on the initiative of the Mäkitupalaisyhdistys.

Wikipedia: Matkan varrelta (FI), Website

355 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 3: Korppu-Vihtori

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Korppu-Vihtori is a sculpture by Viljo Mäkinen unveiled in 1985 in Mäntymäki, Turku, at Kallelankatu 3.

Wikipedia: Korppu-Vihtori (FI), Website

192 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 4: MAP-kirkko

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LDS Church is the Mormon activity center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Mäntymäki, Turku. It is located on the mound of Mäntymäenaukio at the end of Betaniankatu. The building, commissioned in 1966 and inaugurated in 1967, was designed by architects Mirja and Heikki Castrén.

Wikipedia: MAP-kirkko (Turku) (FI)

1355 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 5: Life Cycle

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Life Cycle is an installation by Alice Baillaud in front of Kaskenlinna Hospital in Turku. The work was commissioned from the artist in cooperation between the City of Turku and Art dans la Cité. The year of disclosure was 2013.

Wikipedia: Life Cycle (FI), Website


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