This town became popular in 1923, when it was chosen as the destination for conducting international ski championships.
Each year Lahti welcomes international festivals of jazz and organ music, poster exhibitions, seminars for writers and poets. The city traditionally hosts a festival named “Nights of Lahti” that is organized here for many years. The city’s orchestra “Symphony of Lahti” is widely famous not only in Finland, but also around the world.
During your stay in Lahti you can visit the sports center that is equipped with several ski jumps, an ice palace, ski routes, the museum of ski sport and pedestrian zones. If you arrive to Lahti during summer, you can also visit the city’s ski jumps as the tallest one has an observation area with stunning panoramic views of the city.
Among the most notable architectural sights of the city we should definitely mention Modern Church of Christ and Town Hall.
You can also make a walk with kids in Laune Family Park, where you can ride on roller coasters and enjoy other attractions. Then move your feet to the yard of pets of Juli Marol, the park of the sculptor О.Лану, and city's theatre.
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