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Sibelius Monument, Helsinki, Finland

 
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Distance from city center: 3.2mi
tibi60's pictureby tibi60 Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 1st of November, 2010
Sibelius is probably the most famous Finnish composer of classical music, and even if you don't particularly like his works, the monument dedicated to him is worth visiting. It is one of the most famous monuments in the city, and it has been so since 1967, when the monument was erected.

The Sibelius Monument was designed by Eila Hiltunen, and resembles a pipe organ, and it was assembled from over 600 individual pipes. You can see a smaller scale fcopy of the monument at the Unesco headquarters in Paris.

Address:
Mechelingatan, Helsinki, Finland

Price:
Free

 
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