Places to Visit
The popular tourist attractions Science Centre Tietomaa ja Oulu Museum of Art are located near Hotel Lasaretti. The paths and white wooden bridges lead you to Hupisaari Islands, to the open-air theatre, to the Northern Ostrobothnia Museum and to Oulu Market Square where you can visit the Oulu Market Hall, Oulu City Theatre and the library. There are excellent outdoor recreation paths and Kiikkusaari playground in Ainola Park.
If you go for a walk by the river, you will find the Merikoski fishway and Patosilta bridge with its lighting art. Tuira beach on the opposite side of the Oulujoki river invites you for a refreshing swim both in summer and in winter. The sauna society called Oulun Rantasaunaseura has a popular floating sauna next to Tuira beach on the Oulujoki river.