- The Sibelius Monument is one of the most visited and adored attractions in Helsinki. It is located in the Sibelius Park, in the district of Töölö, just a stone throw away from the sea. This monumental sculpture is made by Eila Hiltunen and it was unveiled in 1967, a decade after the composer's death.
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The Sibelius Monument (Finnish: Sibelius-monumentti; Swedish: Sibeliusmonumentet) by Eila Hiltunen is dedicated to the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius (1865–1957). The monument is located at the Sibelius Park (Finnish: Sibeliuspuisto; Swedish: Sibeliusparken) in the district of Töölö in Helsinki, the capital city of Finland
- Mechelininkatu, Helsinki, 00250, Uusimaa
The world famous composer Jean Sibelius' (1865-1957) monument by Eila Hiltunen is located at the Sibelius park. It was unveiled 7 September 1967. The Sibelius Monument, resembling organ pipes, is made of welded steel with over 600 pipes and with the bust of the composer on one side. The monument is one of Helsinki's most popular statues and one of the most well-known tourist attractions.
This seaside park was named after Finland's greatest composer Jean Sibelius (1865-1957) on his 80th birthday in 1945. The grounds are kept in a somewhat natural state. Old birch trees shade park benches. The park is meant to reflect the rugged natural beauty of Finland, as inspired by Sibelius's music.
- Mechelininkatu, Helsinki, Uusimaa
Bringing this adage to fruition is the Sibelius Monument in Helsinki. Erected in 1967 by Finnish sculptor Eila Hiltunen, the abstract monument resembles a sound wave made from clusters of organ...
Obviously through no mere coincidence, the Sibelius Monument is located in Sibelius Park here in Helsinki, the capital city of Finland. It was unveiled on September 7, 1967 and had won a competition that was organized by the Sibelius Society the maestro's death in 1957. THE MONUMENT!
May 25, 2017 · Sibelius Monument is one of the most popular sculptures — as well as one of the best known tourist attractions — in Helsinki. A busload of tourists from China marveled at the sculpture while I was there, taking many photographs and simply having fun before departing on the bus to the next attraction. Photograph ©2017 by Brian Cohen.
Sibelius MonumentIn the Sibelius park is the world famous composer Jean Sibelius' (1865-1957) monument by Eila Hiltunen. It was unveiled 7 September 1967. Th...
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