Finland – Northern Ostrobothnia and Eastern (Oulu, Kajaani, Joensuu)

VISITED BY: 1092 NOMADS
What to do here
 
 Tentative WHS
  • Saimaa-Pielinen Lake System (28/01/2004)
  • The large Stone Age ruin of Kastelli at Pattijoki (01/10/1990)
  • The Rock paintings of Astuvansalmi at Ristiina (01/10/1990)
 Sights (Temporarily Reinstated)
  • Savonlinna Fortress
 Islands
  • Hailuoto
  • Manamansalo
  • Soisalo
 Borders
  • Finland (sea border/port)
  • Finland-Russia
 European Cities
  • Joensuu
  • Kuopio
  • Mikkeli
  • Oulu
 Villages and Small Towns
  • Nurmes
  • Puumala
  • Raahe
  • Savonlinna
 Airports
  • Joensuu (JOE)
  • Kuopio (KUO)
  • Oulu (OUL)
 Railway, Metro, Funiculars, Cable Cars
  • Finland Intercity Railway Experience
 Museums
  • Joensuu: Joensuu Art Museum
  • Joensuu: North Karelia Museum
  • Kajaani: Kainuu Museum
  • Kajaani: Kajaani Art Museum
  • Kuopio: Cultural History Museum
  • Kuopio: Kuopio Art Museum
  • Kuopio: Orthodox Church Museum of Finland
  • Kuopio: Riuttala Peasant Museum
  • Mikkeli: Headquarters Museum
  • Mikkeli: Suur-Savo Museum
  • Oulu: Northern Ostrobothnia Museum
  • Oulu: Oulu Museum of Art
  • Oulu: Tietomaa
  • Savonlinna: Lusto The Finnish Forest Museum
  • Savonlinna: Savonlinnan Maakuntamuseo
 Castles, Palaces, Forts
  • Oulu: Oulu Castle
  • Savonlinna: St. Olaf's Castle
 Religious Temples
  • Heinavesi: New Valamo Monastery
  • Oulu: Oulu Cathedral
  • Petäjävesi: Petäjävesi Old Church
  • Savonlinna: Kerimäki Church
 Modern Architecture Buildings
  • Kuopio: Puijo Tower
 World of Nature
  • Koli
  • Oulanka
 Festivals
  • ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival, Kuopio
  • Ilosaarirock
  • Jalometalli Metal Music Festival, Oulu
  • Jyväskylä Arts Festival
  • Kuopio Rockcock
  • Oulu: Q-Stock
  • Savonlinna Opera Festival
  • Wife Carrying World Championship
 Experiences
  • Play Pesäpallo
  • Play/hear kantele
  • Sauna (plus swim in lake/river!)
  • Taste Kaalikääryleet
 Entertainment/Things to do
  • Jyväskylä: Kuokkalan Kartano
  • Jyväskylä: Toivola Old Courtyard
  • Kierikki Stone Age Centre
 Zoos
  • Kitee Zoo
 Botanical Gardens
  • Joensuu: Botania
  • Oulu: University of Oulu Botanical Gardens
 Lighthouses
  • Marjaniemi: Marjaniemi Lighthouse
 Windmills
  • Oulu: Turkansaari Open Air Museum Windmill
 Waterfalls
  • Hepoköngäs
 Ski Resorts
  • Rukatunturi Ski Resort
  • Tahko Resort
 Markets
  • Joensuu: The Artisan’s Quarter
 Pedestrian Bridges
  • Joensuu: Ylisoutaja Bridge
 Maritime/Ship Museums
  • Savonlinna: Salama
 Open-Air Museums
  • Kaavi: Telkkämäki Heritage Farm
  • Oulu: Turkansaari Open Air Museum
 Railway Museums
  • Pieksämäki: Savo Railway Museum
 Vehicle Museums
  • Kuopio: Museum of the Automobile
  • Oulu: Oulu Car Museum
 Bizzarium
  • Suomussalmi: Haypeople
South Savo - Mikkeli - Observation Tower
Oulanka National Park, Finland
Place where Soviet soldiers were hanged by the Wehrmacht, Kuusamo