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When driving across Finland`s longest bridge to Raippaluoto one reaches the old archipelago village. Learnobout the picturesque churc, heat stories of how people survived here, etc. Starting point Replot school, Kyrkvägen 94.
King Charles IX established Vaasa in 1606. In 1852 a big fire destroyed the town. Some of the houses: Wasastjerna house and the old Court of Appeal luckily survived. We also visit the ancient place of a castle and ruins of the medieval St Maria...
Along the fitness-path in Asevelikylä a lot of Outsider-art can to be seen. The path is named after Vaasa-born artist Edvin Hevonkoski. He was inspired by Finnish politics and literature. Besides art, you’ll find trench, military shelter and smoke-sauna. The park has twice been rewarded...
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.