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Kärsämäki is a municipality in the Southern Oulu region of Northern Finland.


Lake Nurmesjärvi from a bird-watching tower

Get in[edit]

The main thoroughfare is Highway 4 (E75), which runs from the south coast to northern Lapland through the town centre. Travelling along the highway, it is 125 km from Oulu and 214 km from Jyväskylä to Kärsämäki.

Road 28, also through the centre, leads west–east from Kokkola to Kajaani

Get around[edit]

Map of Kärsämäki

By taxi[edit]

See also: Southern Oulu region#By taxi


Kärsämäki Church
Kärsämäki Shingle Church
  • 1 Kärsämäki Church (Kärsämäen kirkko), Frosteruksenkatu 17.
  • 2 Kärsämäki Shingle Church (Kärsämäen paanukirkko), Pappilankuja 24. Modern church built out of wood shingles using 18th century techniques. Among the weirdest churches you'll ever see. Kärsämäki Church (Q11874142) on Wikidata





  • 1 Jone's Bar, Aleksintie 1, +358 40-501-1937. A pub serving cold beer and hot wings. Billiard, karaoke and live music are also available.



Go next[edit]

Routes through Kärsämäki
OuluLiminkaSiikalatva  N  S  PyhäjärviJyväskylä
END  N  S  HaapajärviKangasala

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