There are a lots of good flea markets in Lahti. For example Lanttila (Keijutie 29), Cetori (Saimannkatu 54), Femmatori (Rautatienkatu 13), Flea markets of the Salvation army (for example in Ostoskatu), Fida (in middle of citymarket and Prisma of Laune) and Launeen suurkirpputori (Ajokatu 65).more
It is regulally arranged concerts with famous artists in Sibeliustalo in Lahti. As well the Theatre of Lahti is usually good but expensive. (All the entertainments are held in finnis language.)You can ask Lippupalvelu (for example in Sokosbuilding) or informationcenter about the time and the prices of the exhibitions.more
There are for example lot restaurantships, cafeterias, handicraftshop and simply benches to sit down. Sometimes there are happenings. The area is at it's best in eveningtime expecially in summer time there are beautifull sunsets to be watched sitting in a cafeteria.more
There is a medieval church in Hollola ( called the old chuch of Hollola). It is extremely remarkable idea that it has been there forever. (Expecially for me, because my grandparents has been burried to the nearby graveyard.) I think it is open for public daily.If you get interested to finnish medieval buildings, there is a medieval castle in...more
Inside the sport centre there is a mall ski museum where you can see some old ski equipment or uniform and learn about the history of it. There is also video presentation with programs from old competition, you can try Biathlon shooting but really, the main attraction here is the ski jump simulator, I got 101 m in my 2nd try which I think is not...more
Pikkuvesku, or Kariranta, is an ideal place to have a walk or have a picnic. Place were the locals relax expecially on summer.Check out also the harbour nearby. At Karirannan kesäteateri (the summer theatre of Kariranta) they are playing this summer the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.more
A new cafe gelateria in the Trio Shopping centre offers delicious Italian ice-cream (gelato) that they make on the premices. They have over 20 different flavours which vary daily. I tried cookie ice cream, which was so good! One (big) scoop cost 2,70 EUR. There was also smoothies and, of course, coffee and sandwiches available, but I only tried the...more
Coffee House belongs to a chain of cafes all over Finland. It's our favorite in our hometown and so we decided to try it in Lahti as well. The location is very good, right on the main shopping street Aleksanterinkatu, but from the outside it looks a bit shady, but it's only because you can't see inside through the darkened windows... Once we...more
Great place to have a beer or cider. Check out their own beers, ciders and whiskys. If you get hungry, try Sulami. Large toast with chicken, salami, tuna..
Sometimes live music and nowdays even stad-up sometimes.
Like a living room to some of the locals.
Kärkkäinen is the third biggest shop in Finland. It is selling everything except food (maybe not furniture also). It's usefull to compare the prises in Kärkkäinen to the prices in other shops. Some items are cheapest in Kärkkäinen. Also gasoline station near it is used to be cheap.more
During competition time there will be many stands where you can by souvenirs, flags, hats, scarf, gloves etc. If you are not from one of the major ski countries, I am afraid your flag will not be available here, so, remember to bring your own from home. (Nykänen, this one was for you ;-)more
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Janne Ahonen. Is the king of ski jumping in the past 2 seasons. Winning the world cup, four hill tournaments both, 2 years in a row and also the world championship on the big hill this year. He is only missing Olympic gold on his collection and we hope he will achieve it next year in the winter Olympics. This year in Lahti 2005 he finish 4th.more