”Culture in Urban Nature” Olavi Lanu

During this guided walking tour, you will get to know internationally known sculptor Olavi Lanu`s (1925-2015) sculptures.
Sculptures are situated as a part of lively townscape as well as part of beautiful nature in Lanu Sculpture Park.

The tour starts from Ristinkirkko Church (designed by Alvar Aalto) where two sculptures of Olavi Lanu is situated. The tour
continues towards the actual Lanu Sculpture Park, where twelve large concrete sculptures are located. Sculptures are both
figurative and also feature natural objects such as a boulder, willow tree, or a twisted tree. In the summer the grey colouring
sculptures are half covered with moss which help them to blend in with the natural environment.

Duration: 2-3-hours

Note: Good walking shoes and appropriate clothes depending on weather; 2 kilometers of walking and climbing up steep hill

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