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Oulu Map, Finland

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Oulu Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Oulu with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Oulu useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Oulu!

Oulu History

The city was established by Sweden's King Karl IX on the 20th July, 1605 and located opposite the castle that was built on Linnansaari, an island.  Oulu sits at the mouth of the Oulujoki river, which was the main trading site in ancient times.  The name Oulu comes from a Sami word that means 'flood water', however, there other translations of this word as well.  This city has been the Oulu Province's capital since... read more

Oulu Nightlife

Club Teatria is the biggest indoor rock club in the country and is a venue where rock concerts are held, where international and Finnish rock stars give performances.  Amarillo is a tex-mex restaurant that has disco for dance and pop sounds in its basement. read more

Oulu Sightseeing

In 1590, the Oulu Castle was built, but then it was destroyed in 1793 by lightning.  Then in 1875, they built an observation tower on the site for teaching astronomy.  Now there is an exhibition of the castle about its history, and the observation tower is now a café during the summer and are both located on site. read more

Oulu Travel Guide

Oulu also has more traditional industries that include steel, paper, and wood refining industries; these are also strong industries in Oulu.  The city is investing more in extensive business developments, as well as content production, environmental and bio fields, media, information technology, and logistics. read more

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