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 point Palosaari market square.
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.