The beautiful wooden church from 1896 is a fine example of Finnish neo-Gothic. It’s typically Karelian, with lots of ornate wooden trim...
Picturesquely set on a river island in the town centre, these ruins show all the signs of damage by war, time and more-recent mischief....
Behind the old town hall is the former police station, which now serves as the Kajaanin Taidemuseo . It hosts changing exhibitions of...
This attractive spot has a stylish interior with white wooden fittings and lamps off-setting the lack of natural light. It offers an...
Kainuun Museo information
Lonely Planet review
The town museum, near the railway station, has a good permanent exhibition on Kajaani’s history, including info on the castle, tar boats and Elias Lönnrot. There are also regular temporary exhibitions.