Culture & Attractions2022-09-14T10:44:48+03:00
Visit Ylöjärvi: Kulttuuri ja nähtävyydet

Culture & Attractions

Local culture and amazing attractions – right here in Ylöjärvi

What’s the essence of Ylöjärvi? Where and how can you feel that you’ve really been there? What is Ylöjärvi known for? Explore the history of Ylöjärvi in a museum, see our finest attractions, and take part in a wide range of events. Check out the must-see places.

The City of Ylöjärvi’s event calendar shows you the best tips as well as more curious happenings.

You can go and see attractions on your own or with a local guide. Read about organisers of guided trips here. You can also find different attractions from the Ylöjärvi Retkelle map service.

Ylöjärvi offers a range of cultural experiences and great attractions

Browse all destinations and pick those that interest you the most.

Ylöjärvi Local History Museum

Come to experience the old way of living in Ylöjärvi! The museum comprises 11 buildings, the oldest of which dates back to the 18th century. There is a large number of artefacts, such as old tools, ..

Jylhänkoski Waterfall

We have our very own Niagara Falls, only the scale is smaller! Jylhänkoski is a small, refreshing waterfall sight, located in the area of Kuru village in Ylöjärvi city. The waterfall flows in the m..

Haveri Gold Mine Area

The area of the former Haveri Gold Mine offers many activities and sights for you to enjoy. The mine was opened in the 18th century, and a mine tower and large, rocky open pit can still be seen in the..

Remains of Efrain Martin’s Croft

Remains of Efraim Martin's croft and the memorial sign to the croft are located in Ylöjärvi. Haunting of the Martin Croft was a poltergeist phenomenon in Ylöjärvi in ​​1885. The case received..

Kuru Open Air Museum and Ensign Stål’s Cabin

Kuru Open Air Museum is open in summer. Its main attraction is Ensign Stål’s cabin, where Finland’s national poet J. L. Runeberg was inspired by the tales of Ensign Polviander. There are a total ..

Kimmo Schroderus: Alamökki Sculpture

The sculpture Alamökki (“The Lower Hut”) was revealed in 2018. It was mounted to honor the long career of the Finnish rock band Eppu Normaali. The band is originally from Ylöjärvi. The idea for..

Tree Mountain

Initiated in 1982, Tree Mountain is an environmental art project designed to increase humanity’s commitment to securing ecological, social and cultural well-being. Tree Mountain is elliptical in sh..

Kuru Library

Kuru Library provides library services and guidance on the Ylöjärvi City’s services. The library is open as self-service library early in the morning, in the evenings and at weekends. Library coll..

Vikelä Windmill

The Vikelä Windmill, built in 1838 is one of the finest attractions in Ylöjärvi. The windmill is located in Kulju in Ylöjärvi, near the shore of Lake Näsijärvi...

Church of Ylöjärvi

Throughout its 150-year history, the Church of Ylöjärvi has always been the focal point of the local landscape. Situated in the center of the rural municipality, the Church of Ylöjärvi has retaine..

Tiitiäinen Forest

The Forest of Tiitäinen contains a number of spruces, pines, and aspens that go up to the heights. The twenty-seven hectare forest is located in the vicinity of the Ylöjärvi town centre, right next..

Inkula Bridge

Inkula Bridge is a one-hole stone bridge in Viljakkala, where you can admire cultural landscapes and boulders of the past...

Church of Ylöjärvi

Throughout its 150-year history, the Church of Ylöjärvi has always been the focal point of the local landscape. Situated in the center of the rural municipality, the Church of Ylöjärvi has retaine..

Seitseminen Nature Centre

The Seitseminen Nature Centre is a treasure trove of nature information and a year-round base for hikers. Its exhibitions take you on a hike through a deep forest. You can also enjoy a cup of coffee. ..

Pikku-Ahvenisto Nature Trail

The lakeside Pikku-Ahvenisto nature trail is ideal for nature excursions. The nature trail is located next to Lake Pikku-Ahvenisto in the esker area of Ylöjärvi. Going round the lake, the trail is e..

Church of Kuru

The Church of Kuru was designed by Matti Åkerblom and the construction of the church started in 1781. On September 30th 1781 the construction was finished and the church was named after Kustaa Aadolf..

Vanha Räikkä Building

Vanha Räikkä is a nearly 200-year-old building located on Ylöjärvi Town Hall Square. It serves as a versatile venue for gatherings and events. Vanha Räikkä and its cabinets can be rented for me..

Ylöjärvi Main Library Leija

Ylöjärvi Main Library Leija has a diverse selection of literature for people of all ages, as well as records, sheet music, films, musical instruments, magazines, newspapers, games and sports equipme..

Viljakkala Library

Viljakkala Library provides library services and guidance on the Ylöjärvi City’s services. The library is open as self-service library early in the morning, in the evenings and at weekends. Librar..

Teivo Stairs and Outdoor Gym

Teivo offers a great workout spot in the middle of the nature! After you take the climb up the 161 stairs of Teivo, you find a versatile outdoor gym waiting for you...

Saurio Meeting and Party Venue

Saurio is a historical building in Soppeenmäki in Ylöjärvi. Saurio can be rented for events and parties all year round...

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