Three Smiths Statue in Helsinki

Publish date: 12-02-2020
Three Smiths Statue in Helsinki

The monument "Three Smiths Statue " (fin. a Kolme seppää)  is a sculpture made by Finnish sculptor Felix Arthur Nylund. 

This statue depicts three nude smiths, beating on an anvil.  Monument was opened in 1932.  

This monument was donated to the city by the Pro Helsingfors Foundation. The fund acquired the statue through donations from businessman Julius Tällberg. On top of granite foundation of the monument is engraved  "monumentum – curavit – legatum – j. tallbergianum – pro helsingfors a.d. mcmxxxii", which means “the statue was built with donations from J. Tallberg by Pro Helsingfors in 1932”. 

In 1944 during the war statue was damaged. You can still find damage caused by bomb fragments.

Monument "Three Smiths Statue" location

Exact address: Aleksanterinkatu, 00100 Helsinki, Finland

How to get: 

Nearest stop: Ylioppilastalo, trams 1, 3, 6,  6H, 6T, 10

Nearest metro: Rautatientorin metroasema


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