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Welcome to the world’s northernmost City of Light!

Jyväskylä is a forerunner in the field of urban lighting, a city whose example is followed both in Finland and abroad. In addition to pursuing energy efficiency and safety, aesthetics are a key concern: good lighting boosts enjoyment and the quality of life of the city’s inhabitants. Jyväskylä residents appreciate the city nightscape and are proud of the city’s decision to invest in lighting.

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  • Louhunsalmi bridge, Säynätsalo

    Photo by Juhana Konttinen

  • Äijälänsalmi bridge

    Photo by Juhana Konttinen

  • Valo virtaa event

    Photo by Juhana Konttinen

  • Lutakko harbour pavilion

    Photo by Juhana Konttinen

  • Lower section of the steps of the Harju ridge

    Photo by Juhana Konttinen

  • Kauppakatu pedestrian precinct

    Photo by Juhana Konttinen

  • LED lighting of the grid plan city centre

    Photo by Juhana Konttinen

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