Top 5 sights in Oulu

Market Square Policeman The sculpture of the Market Square Policeman looks over the market square

Wanha Ii

The history of the charming old Hamina wooden town district in the centre of Ii

Kuusisaari Park

Kuusisaari park is a recreational and leisure centre for families and sports enthusiasts near the

Hupisaaret Theatre

The Hupisaaret theatre is finally opening to the public after a two-year hiatus. The architecturally

Oulunsalo soi

The Oulunsalo Soi chamber music festival brings both international and Finnish top musicians, and local

Raahe museum

A fine showcase of local culture The oldest museum, Pakkahuoneen museo, is situated by the

Rio Theatre

Rio is a theatre and restaurant with approximately 250 seats, located in the centre of

Varjakka sights

Varjakka Harbour Varjakka Harbour has docks for both tender boats and visiting vessels, as well

Outdoor sculptures

It’s no coincidence that Oulu has a bas-relief memorial for the writer Sara Wacklin and

Art Galleries

Galleria Art Halvare  Galleria 5 Galleria Taideparoni Ateljee Sampo Kaikkonen Pohjoinen Valokuvakeskus Mustasaari galleria Neliö-galleria


An idyllic wooden town and industrial area await visitors crossing the river at the Market

Oulun taidemuseo

Oulu Museum of Art

The Oulu Museum of Art’s changing exhibitions focus on topical contemporary art without forgetting local

Oulu Theatre

The theatre of Oulu is the largest professional theatre in northern Finland. The theatre’s brilliant

Oulu Music Festival

This winter city festival brings a broad range of Finnish and international artists to Oulu


Organised at the first weekend in August, the Elojazz festival’s programme offers a mix of