Sibelius Monument in Helsinki, Finland

Jean Sibelius (1865–1957) was Finland’s greatest composer who is best known for his seven symphonies and compositions such as Finlandia, and the Karelia Suite. The Sibelius Monument is located in the Sibelius Park (Sibeliuspuisto in Finnish) in the district of Töölöö.

Sibelius Monument

The monument was designed by Eila Hiltunen and it was unveiled in 1967. It is a piece of abstract art, consisting of over 600 hollow steel pipes. The monument is one of the more popular tourist attractions in Helsinki.