One of the largest northern cities in the country, Oulu has developed from an ancient shopping center to a modern community, filled with museums and galleries, and hosted various cultural and music festivals every year. Which comprise the Oulu Music Video Festival, the International Children's Film Festival and the Musixine Music Movie Contest, the Qstock Rock Festival, the Jalometalli Metal Music Festival and the Jalometalli Winter Festival, the Irish Music Festival, the Oulu Music Festival in winter and the Oulunsalo Music Festival in summer. It's also renowned for hosting the Air Guitar World Championships!
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We welcome you to the top ten ideas on your next trip to Oulu:
1. Nallikari Beach
Nallikari is a seaside resort situated on an island in the Hietasaari region of Oulu, Finland. The resort can be reached all year round with the nearby bus routes 15 and 15N and throughout the summer season with a train named Potnapekka. The beach of Nallikari extends for around half a kilometer. In addition to the beach, the resort of Nallikari features a luxury hotel, a camping area with cost-effective cottages and a seaside restaurant. The town of Oulu in Nallikari was founded as a public beach in 1946. The picnic area appeared in the early 1960s. About 40,000 nights spent in the tourist area throughout the summer of 2014. You can hire a bus from our bus company with a driver to get there.
The Oulu Market Hall is a historic market hall in the market square in central Oulu, Finland. The market hall was opened in 1901. The city council of Oulu decided in 1889 to build the market hall due to the tightened food safety regulations in Finland.
Toripolliisi is a bronze installation on the town square in Oulu, Finland. It was made in 1987 by the sculptor Kaarlo Mikkonen, and it is his only publicly exhibited sculpture. The work spans 220×150×112 centimetres, and was named in memory of the statues that once patrolled the market place. The work was funded with the aid of a public fund, which started in 1985 and was unveiled in September 1987.
4. Design Shops
The Finnish style is so trendy right now, and it's easy to see why. Creation here is a way of existence, rather than just exquisite artifacts, yet something to be effortlessly incorporated into reality — part of anything around you, yet never drawing or disturbing attention. Attention to detail and consistency is paramount – and the epitome of good design is an inextricable, everlasting nature, ensuring that when you see anything you want, you realize you 're going to have something for life. As the well-known Finnish artist and architect Alvar Aalto famously said: "Nothing is ever resurrected, yet it does not vanish entirely, and what was once born will still reappear in a new shape."
5. Ainolan Puisto
Hupisaaret Islands City Park is a public city park in the Myllytulli district in central Oulu, Finland. The park is located in the delta of the Oulu River. The area was built in the 1860s as a public park.
6. Oulu Cathedral
The first church at this place was built in 1771 in honor of the Swedish king Gustav III. built. It received the name Sofia Magdalena after its wife. It burned down during the city fire in 1822 and was rebuilt on the old foundations based on designs by the German-Finnish architect Carl Ludwig Engel. Inside the church is the oldest oil painting in Finland.
7. Turkansaaren Ulkomuseo
You can consider the ancient landscape and beautiful landscapes in the outskirts of the town of Oulu. You walk into the history on the island. Turkansaari is sharing tales from the north regarding common daily life and the enjoyment of the countryside. The Open-Air Museum of Turkansaari is situated on three islands in the middle of Oulu, upstream of the river Oulu. The museum is Finland's second oldest open-air museum, built in 1925. At the point, the wooden church on the island from 1694 was returned to its original location. Buildings have been relocated and saved from other areas of the museum islands, such as the old rectory from Yli-Tornio, the Sorvo smokehouse from Sanginjoki and the house of Yli-Juurus from Maikkula. The entire summer takes place in Turkansaari-you will get to learn the life of the past in Northern Ostrobothnia by seeing various job demos and, for example, the burning of tar during Midsumme. Modern cultivation and forestry, fisheries and tar past in the Oulu region are the main themes of the museum. The key activities of the year on Turkansaari are midsummer festivals, tar burning week, People's Days, Jaakonpäivä, the fall market and rural Christmas gatherings. In spring and fall, Turkansaari is inhabited by a variety of classes of schoolchildren. Our bus company will be best partner traveling to this amazing open air museum.
8. Oulu Museum of Art
The Oulu Museum of Art (OMA) is an art gallery in the Myllytulli district of Oulu. This is situated on the bottom of the Park of the Hupisaaret Islands. The museum was dedicated to the public on October 12, 1963. The first premises were situated in the so-called Kolmiotalo in the city centre. Since its establishment, the museum has concentrated primarily on the work of northern Finnish artists. The older part of the museum building is the former Veljekset Åström Leather Factory Office and Glue Plant. The red brick building was planned by the architect Birger Federley and was completed in 1921. It was restored in 1988-1990 as an art gallery. The postmodernist addition was also installed at the time.
Tietomaa is a research center in Oulu, Finland. It is situated in the district of Myllytulli, near the center of town. This is the first research center in Finland which was opened to the public on 29 June 1988. Tietomaa is situated in the old buildings of the Veljekset Åström Oy, a former leather manufacturing factory. The main exhibitions are in the former power station. Tietomaa's 45-metre (148 ft) observation tower with a glass elevator outside the tower is a former water tower in the plant. Tietomaa also houses a massive movie theatre, which at its launch became the first-ever purpose-built IMAX cinema in Finland and the Nordic countries. The IMAX network was replaced by the Barco 4 K network in 2013.
Syöte, Finland's southernmost fallen area is especially common with families. Syöte is renowned for its two downhill ski slopes. Iso-Syöte was chosen as the ski center of the year 2012, and Pikku-Syöte was praised for its snowboarding parks. The Syöte National Park is an inviting place for skiing in the winter and hiking and mountain biking in the summer. Nature safaris are providing added entertainment. Hotel Iso-Syöte and Hotel Pikku-Syöte are situated just off the hills, so you don't need a ride. The Syöte Central Booking Office provides a convenient way to make reservations for a wide range of accommodation and activities in the area. It's quick to get to Syöte, as it's just 140 kilometers from Oulu.
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