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Lahti is a city of 120,000 residents and a centre for a region of 200,000 people. It has the best of both worlds: the attractiveness, intimate cosiness and originality of a small town, yet the services, efficiency and logistics of a major city.

  • Welcome to Lahti

    It has the best of both worlds: the attractiveness, intimate cosiness and originality of a small town, yet the services, efficiency and logistics of a major city.

    Residents appreciate their city’s wide range of amenities, convenience, and proximity to the great outdoors. Lahti is the most interesting center of industrial design in Finland offering a meeting place for companies, products, designers as well as training and education in design. Thanks to the close cooperation between industry and education the local companies are renowned for their skills in industrial design.

  • Lahti – European Green Capital 2021

    As the Green Capital, we will highlight the best European environmental solutions, support the climate goals of Lahti and the whole Finland and start ambitious cooperation projects.

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  • Lahti City Hall

    Designed by the renowned architect Eliel Saarinen, Lahti City Hall is a landmark of great architectural value. The building, completed in 1912, represents the Late Art Nouveau, or Jugend, style.