A true Luleå experience!

A true Luleå experience!

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1. Teknikens hus - The technique house

It has now stood here for 30 years! In this science house for enthusiastic kids and also grown ups you can experiment in the mines as if you are in Kiruna and play with water and air. You can be the sailor who makes the boats go into the harbor. You have the opportunity to visit the planetarium and view films of the planets moving and the role of the stars in the universe with Swedish experts instead of a binge watch online with Neil Degrasse Tyson.

The technique house Luleå
The technique house Luleå
Teknikens hus, Teknikens Hus väg 2, 977 54 Luleå, Sverige

2. Kulturens hus - The Culture house

This is the place of the Luleå library and exhibitions. The library is full of books as you might expect. They have newspapers from around the world and a book cafe, too. Pretty standard library. The focus of this place is the Art gallery. Local artists from the North of Sweden take turns to exhibit their artwork here. It is very interesting if you like to gamble for what kind of art you will see during your stay in Luleå. You also have the option to discover the theatre, comedy shows, the restaurant, and live music!

The culture house Luleå
The culture house Luleå
Skeppsbrogatan 17, 972 31 Luleå, Sverige

3. Steelpark Luleå

Here you can find a lot of different ages and different types of extreme sport. This is a circle shaped skatepark which follows new architectural trends of new ways of doing things. It is also made by rusty looking metal objects from the north of Sweden which gives a Swedish flavor instead of just another skatepark. It is shaped in a circle and reminds of a Formel 1 course with obstacles on it. You can find scooters, skateboarders, BMXers, and Inline skaters here. This is a popular park in the north of Sweden and is often visited by people from outside of Luleå, Finland, and Norway. When there's rain you can visit the indoor park next to the outdoor one which is regularly open during winters and sometimes during the summer.

Steelpark skate Luleå
Steelpark skate Luleå
Klyvargatan 1, 974 38 Luleå, Sverige

4. Luleå Domkyrka - The Luleå dome

This place is for the church enthusiasts. The Swedish style of churches can take radical turns and become the most beautiful building of Sweden which is located in Kiruna. The Luleå church weighs 25 tons. That is a light church compared to the notorious European churches. This is the northmost and youngest Swedish dome church. The church stands 65° north and it was opened in 1893.

Dome church Luleå
Dome church Luleå
Kyrkogatan 7C, 972 32 församlingsexpedition, Sverige

5. Leo's lekeland - Leo's playland

This one is for the kids. Inside these jump towers, you will discover a lot of different play obstacles like trampolines and those kinds of rooms that are filled with plastic balls and stationary guns where you can shoot balls with the help of pressure!

Leo's play centre Luleå
Leo's play centre Luleå
Handelsvägen 19, 973 45 Luleå, Sverige

6. The Trampoline center

Have you seen those youtube videos with trampolines covering a whole room that even have angeled Trampolines? This is one of those places! You can play basketball on the trampolines as much as you like. You can try out the world's first trampoline halfpipe! You can play dodgeball, too! You have the opportunity to play dodgeball with elastic walls even! In this park, they even have foam pits to try out new  spectacular stunts. Just take bus 9 or 8 from the centre of Luleå and you are there in 20 minutes!

360 Trampoline center Luleå
360 Trampoline center Luleå
Storhedsvägen 5, 973 45 Luleå, Sverige

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Kai Bonsaksen

Kai Bonsaksen

I'm Kai from Norway. I always follow that little voice in my head that tells me to go and explore new places … and on itinari, I talk about the ones I know the best!

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