Permanent lighting destinations

In Jyväskylä, there are already more than a hundred permanent lighting destunations designed to increase the sense of security and comfort in the city area and provide experiences for locals and travelers alike. Permanent sites include: bridges, facades, artworks, as well as other architecturally important locations.

Lighting sites are an important part of Jyväskylä's cityscape. They support earlier architectural designs and highlight interesting details of the facades of the area. A 2009 study shows that 90% of residents support the lighting of architecture, art, bridges, trees and other individual objects, and 83% consider the large amount of lighting sites to enhance the public image of Jyväskylä as a modern city.

Known permanent lighting sites in Jyväskylä include Jyväsjärvi Lake Promenade, Ylistö and Kuokkala Bridges, Vesilinna Observation Tower and Matti Nykänen Ski Jumping Tower lighting. In addition, the City of Light also carries out permanenent site projects such as new, experimental lightings in different areas, playground equipment lit in an interesting way, or urban furniture that combines art and light.

You can explore our permanent lighting destinations with the Light Map (updated soon).

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