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In 1849, August Alexander Levon established the first steam mill in Finland called Alkula. His passion for gardening can still be seen here. Partly suitable for disabled persons. Starts at the white gate, Gripinpolku 1.
Have you heard about merchant Lisitzin and his family’s grave chapel? About Russian soldiers and prisoners of the discipline camp in the forest – all buried at Vaasa’s (Greek) Orthodox cemetery, founded in 1823.
Traditional and popular guided walking tours Vaasa new and old graveyard. Guide tell about interesting persons of industry, business and art. July 1st and 3rd Tuesday old graveyard, 2nd and 4th Tuesday new graveyard. Meeting at gate at 6 p.m. No advance booking.
Join our guide on a walk through the municipal centre of Korsholm. We leave from Elly Sigfrid’s square, exploring the new Smedsby and travelling back in time to the old village centre. We finish at the House of Cultur.