Puutori Square is located on the Aninkainen Hill in the city centre of Turku. Park Ystävyydenpuisto is situated on the side of the Concert Hall of the Puutori Square. In the middle of the Park Ystävyydenpuisto, there is a bronze statue ‘Kun ystävyyssuhteet solmitaan’ which was designed by a Finnish artist and sculptor Wäinö Aaltonen. The bronze statue was raised in 1955 to celebrate the friendship of Turku and Göteborg.
Puutori Square has been serving as an event venue for flea markets, for the Turku Night of the Arts Festival, and for some small-scale happenings. Puutori Square is a central bus stop for some of the Föli bus lines during the renovation of the Market Square.
Area: 4000 m2
Rent: EUR 0–700 / event (depending on the nature of the event)
The venue is suitable for: Open happenings, Arts events, Markets
Transport links and parking: Event venue is situated in the city centre of Turku.
Practical considerations: Some of the bus stops of the Föli bus lines have been transferred to the Puutori Square during the renovation of the Market Square.
Availability of water and electricity: There is electricity available on site.
Additional information: City of Turku Event Services