• Sibelius Monument. Photo: Paul Williams/Visit Helsinki Material Bank
  • Sibelius Monument. Photo: Flickr photo contest, remilanvinVisit Helsinki Material Bank (c) Kuvasto 2015
  • Sibelius Monument. Photo: Mika Lappalainen/Visit Helsinki Material Bank (c) Kuvasto 2015
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Sibelius Monument

In the Sibelius park is the world famous composer Jean Sibelius' (1865-1957) monument by Eila Hiltunen. It was unveiled 7 September 1967. The Sibelius Monument, resembling organ pipes, is made of welded steel 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. The monument is 8,5 m high, 10,5 m wide and 6,5 m deep. It is built of over 600 pipes and weighs 24 tons.

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