Evening Walk in Präntöö better known as Palosaari

Vaasa’s first suburban district has a special place in the city history. The land uplift brought the harbour here in the 1780s. Authors, boatbuilders, artists and factory workers have shaped the history of the island. The university campus is said to be the most beautiful in Finland. The tour starts at Palosaari market square.

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