We visited in summer very pretty flowers ideal place for a picnic and sit in the sun and enjoy the views with trees around you
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We came via the hop on hop off bus as my SO had been here before. The park was packed with tour buses when we arrived but had cleared out by the time we left. Nice flowers and some water views. The monument consists of...More
Took SBP tour for highlight of Helsinki, I dont get it just look at the pictures. Nice picnic spot for locals. We could have skipped this also on our tour.
Stopped here on our bus tour of Helsinki. The monument to Sibelius is very cool. I would have liked to have a bit more time at this stop. Now I need to find a copy of 'Finlandia'..!
We very much enjoyed the monument to Sibelius with its numerous stainless steel organ pipes of various lengths and height of positions. The female artist, Eila Hiltunen, created a shimmering monument in such a fitting setting surrounded by trees and close to water. It is...More
It's a sculpture, a bit over-rated in my opinion. We walked from the centrum square, took about 30 minutes, nice walk if you can find the path that goes along the waterfront. There is a jewelry shop there featuring pieces made in the same style....More
The Sibelius Monument is dedicated to the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius. The monument is located at the Sibelius Park in the district of Töölö in Helsinki. Jean Sibelius is a celebrated figure in Finland so much so that he is worshiped out here. The park...More
Visited as part of the VOYAGES JULES VERNE escorted tour, so we arrived by coach. You can take some creative photos involving your fellow travellers and the metallic pipes that form the monument. As others have noted, expect to see crowds of tourists. It would...More
Finland is known for it's clean modern lines and this monument is no exception. It's quite stunning in it's simplicity and detail at the same time. It doesn't take long to visit and is well worth a quick trip to visit.
We took hop-on-hop-off to reach this monument inside a beautiful park. The monument is much smaller than I originally thought when I read from different medias. The best park of the visit actually is to walk down the seashore for around 5 minutes. There is...More