Art & Design, Museums, Exhibitions

Explore the area’s original art and design culture at the Aineen Art Museum or admire Haparanda’s street art. 


Art

Art

Museums and churches

Couple of fun facts from the churches in the area: Alatornio church functioned as part of the Struve Geodetic Arc in the 1700’s, and is protected as the Unesco World Heritage Site. Haparanda Church is named Sweden’s ugliest church, so definitely a must see!

Museums and churches

Culture

The culture in the northernmost twin city in the world is an interesting combination of two countries and cities, way of life in the archipelago with a huge impact of the mentality and life style in Torne Valley by the mighty Torniojoki River. Visit our museums, local cafés and shops, stop by the monuments and learn about the interesting history also.

Culture