Attractions

Top Choice Architecture in Pori

Villa Mairea

This fantastic villa is considered one of the 20th century's architectural masterpieces and the pinnacle of Alvar Aalto's career. It is the former home of industrialists Harry and Maire Gullichsen, who were avid art…
Museum in Pori

Pori Art Museum

Founded by the celebrated art patron Maire Gullichsen (of Villa Mairea), the city's art museum occupies the old customs house, in a prime riverfront location. The institution hosts rotating exhibits showcasing the w…
Church in Pori

Keski-Porin kirkko

Built in the mid-19th century, the neo-Gothic Central Pori Church is unique for its cast-iron steeple and stained-glass windows. The unusual art-nouveau glass paintings in the apse were completed in 1925. Over 400 F…
Museum in Pori

Satakunnan Museo

Revamped for the Finnish centennial, this museum focuses on the nature, history and culture of the Satakunta region. Fascinating exhibits range from intact Viking skis to a display showing how a handbag’s contents h…
Historic Building in Pori

Raatihuone

Pori's neoclassical Old Town Hall was designed by CL Engel in 1831 and completed a decade later. The restaurant Raatihuoneen Kellari is housed in the cellar in the former city jail. The statue out the front is King …