Veli Saarinen - park and Virojoki river

Virojoentie, Virolahti

Green park of Virolahti is named in the honor of skiing legend Veli Saarinen. The park was planned by an academia artist Kai Taipperi and its centre point is river and the bridge that leads to the island.
The island is an idyllic place for a summer picnic and relaxation during the hot day. In 2002 the park was rewarded with South-East Finland construction and environment art award.