Market square Policeman

Market square Policeman

One of the square's policemen continues to keep order in the Market Square

Downtown Oulu and Rotuaari Promenade

Downtown Oulu and Rotuaari Promenade

The Market Square area along with Rotuaari Promenade and the other streets in downtown Oulu form an urban living room.

Kauppatori - Market Square

Kauppatori - Market Square

The Market Square is a hub of activity during the summer.

Varjakka sights

Varjakka sights

Varjakka Harbour has docks for both tender boats and visiting vessels, as well as a beach and swimming jetty.

Pikisaari

Pikisaari

An idyllic wooden town and industrial area await visitors crossing the river at the Market Square.

The architecture of Oulu

The architecture of Oulu

Old and new architecture stand side by side in the Oulu cityscape.

University of Oulu Botanical Gardens

University of Oulu Botanical Gardens

At the Botanical Gardens, you'll see plenty of unusual species.

University of Oulu

University of Oulu

16,000 students and 3,000 staff members - the people behind an international university of science.

Tähtitorni Cafe

Tähtitorni Cafe

This traditional Oulu cafe was established in 1912. It has a unique history.

Outdoor sculptures

Outdoor sculptures

It's no coincidence that Oulu has a bas-relief memorial for the writer Sara Wacklin and a sculpture called Palovahti (the Fire Guard).