Stroll by the sea at Sibelius Monument, which commemorates Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. Designed by Eila Hiltunen and completed in 1967, the structure features over 600 steel pipes fused together with a bust of the composer to represent the music of Sibelius. Photograph this 24-ton work of abstract art, which is also one of Helsinki's most popular tourist attractions. Some say they can hear music playing here with the sound of wind moving through the hollow pipes. Before you head to Helsinki, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Helsinki trip planner, to make sure you see all that Helsinki has to offer, including Sibelius Monument.
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Sibelius Monument Reviews
Pretty park, we visited in Dec. Luckily a fine day so we decided to walk from Market Square. I loved the changing architecture as you move out of the central city. We wended our way - about 8km... more »
Made of steel it is a tribute to Jean Sibelius. His most famous work is Finlandia ( symphony) . people who love music should visit this place. The guide told that the natural beauty and landscape... more »
This monument or sculpture might inspire you! It's cool to look at from all different angles, including from underneath. Get close and touch the textured surface of the pipes. Give them a tap and compose your masterpiece.
The monument is very nicely designed and worth seeing if you are in the area anyways. I also had fun sitting on a nearby rock for a while, watching the chinese tourists pose in front of the monument. Some of the got really creative :)
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