Vaasa centrum by walking

The historical Vaasa, statues, old architecture, parks and esplanades become known by walking through the city centre. Starting point Finland`s Statue of Liberty, market square.

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This historical area, the first suburban area of the new Vaasa has a special place in the town`s history. Writers, shipbuilders, artists, factory workers have shaped the history of this island. The university campus situated here is sad to the most beautiful in Finland. Starting...
Kappelinmäki graveyard dates back from 1782 and is one of Finland`s oldest cemeteries still in active use. Much of Vaasa`s ancient history lies buried in its soil.
The ALKULA was the first steam mill in Finland, established by A.A. Levón in 1849. His passion in gardening left visible marks here, still be to seen. Much work has been done in the garden in 2018-2019 to renovate it; now it is easily accessible.
The traditional and popular guided walking tours in Vaasa graveyards continue also this summer.  Meeting at the gate close to the parking area. No advance booking.