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Sightseeing in Lahti - what to see. Complete travel guide

Lahti Lahti is a town in Finland that is also the center of the Päijänne Tavastia administrative province in Southern Finland. Lahti is located on the southern bank of Vesijärvi Lake, in the bay zone. The population of the city estimated over 100 thousand of people in 2008.
Trio is considered the largest and most popular shopping center in Lahti that houses a wide variety of stores within its walls. Here you can find a large Dinsko shoe store offering a wide … Open
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. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The Finnish town of Lahti is known as a first-class ski resort. It perfectly fits for a family holiday. It will be interesting to spend a vacation here at any time of the year. Tourists with … Open
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 Olavi Lanu, and city's theatre.
You can also visit numerous museums in Lahti. The most interesting of them are Museum of Fine Arts, Historical Museum, Museum of Saint Petersburg Railroad, Museum of Military Medicine and others.

The market square of the city is the location of large fair trades that take place in Lahti each first Wednesday of the month.
Lahti is a city lying the shore of a picturesque lake so dishes from fresh fish are considered the core element of local cuisine. In the port area, you will find the most popular fish … Open
In the vicinity of Lahti there is one of the most unusual bridges in the world – Tetiniemi. This cable-stayed bridge is remarkable for its unusual design and very impressive appearance. The length of this bridge is 924 meters. In length, it occupies the second place in Finland. The grand opening of the bridge took place in 1993. Today, many travelers specially rent a car to ride on this bridge and admire the views that open with it.
The excursion program should include a visit to the Lahti Local Lore Museum. It was opened in 1949. The exposition of this museum is entirely devoted to the collection and storage of exhibits dedicated to local culture and traditions. The museum is located on the territory of a beautiful park and occupies 13 separate buildings, each of which presents a certain thematic exposition. This original museum will impress not only lovers of historical exhibits, but also those who like to walk in picturesque natural places.
Lahti residents have a very friendly, hospitable and calm character. Most of the year, peace and tranquility reigns in the city streets, which can only be disturbed by holidays or noisy … Open
The guests of Lahti will have the opportunity to visit the Mendilla Arboretum. It is most interesting to visit this amazing park in the warm season. It was established in 1902. Presently, the area of ​​the arboretum is more than 120 hectares. In its territory, there are more than 200 species of trees, among which are very rare and incredibly beautiful coniferous trees, rare species of maples and majestic English oaks. At any time of the year, the arboretum has its own unique appearance. Many tourists tend to visit it in the autumn, when the leaves of the trees are colored in orange and yellow tones.
A very unusual Poster Museum works in Lahti, which features a rich collection of placards and posters from around the world. Also in the museum there is an interesting collection of graphic art, so it is often visited by fans of non-standard art.
Even though Lahti cannot boast the variety of historical sites, it has some interesting places to organize a full-fledged tour. In the port area, you will find the unique Wood Architecture … Open
The city is famous for its sports past and is popular among fans of outdoor activities. It will be interesting to visit the Ski Museum. Within the walls of this original museum are stored not only skis, but also sports accessories of world famous athletes, photos and awards. Not so long ago, some interesting interactive exhibits were installed in the museum. Thanks to them, visitors can feel themselves like professional sportsmen. For example, there is an installation that simulates ski jumping.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Lahti
♥   Castle 'Svartholma fortress' , 73.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Suomenlinna' Helsinki, 98.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Sibbesborg' , 99.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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National and city parks around Lahti
♥   National Park 'Päijänteen kansallispuisto' , 48.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Repoveden kansallispuisto' , 70.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Valkmusan kansallispuisto' , 71.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Sipoonkorven kansallispuisto' , 78 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Isojärven kansallispuisto' , 87.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sightseeing in Finland: things to see

The best way to continue your excursion program is to visit the city of Turku, which is also known as the oldest city in the country. There are several historic buildings there, such as Turku Castle and Turku Cathedral. The castle was built in the 13th century. Nowadays, the castle holds the exhibition of the Museum of History and is often used as the venue for various music concerts, special concerts for kids and other interesting performances. … Open
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