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Ruins. And that´s it.

Ruins of Old Vaasa that burned down 1852. Not much to see. Museum and Mustasaari church nearby... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Not much to see

Visited the Old Vaasa ruins while in Vaasa. There was not that much to see anyway; ruins of church... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
Nurmijarvi, Finland
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2 weeks ago
“Ruins. And that´s it.”
27 Jul 2018
“Not much to see”
Kauppiaankatu, Vaasa 65380, Finland
+358 3 5863251145
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ruins of Old Vaasa that burned down 1852. Not much to see. Museum and Mustasaari church nearby worth a visit. Nice place for a short visit on a sunny day, though. And it´s free.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 967harria
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Visited the Old Vaasa ruins while in Vaasa. There was not that much to see anyway; ruins of church, a bell tower, ruins of a school and that was pretty much it. There is the Mustasaari church near by so visit it too

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank niinan2
Reviewed July 11, 2018

The old city of Vaasa burnt in the great fire on August 3rd, 1852. Here you can see the ruins of an old church and a bell tower. The Medieval church was built in the early 16th century. At another place you can see some...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JariJK
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Visited this place with friends from Sweden. They were interested in the history and enjoyed the trip

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank GJ L
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

There's really not much to see at this place. However! It's a nice sight on the medieval stone church n even inside..if you're nearby , check it out ..

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Nikoll M
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

You will need a guide to tour you on this site. Otherwise it is just a walk in the park. With a guide that can tell the history it is ok.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Matias L
Reviewed September 9, 2015

You need a local quid to hear what used to be there and how the ole Vaasa was burned down. You should visit Pohjanmaan museo first and then go to this place to really see its value.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Kari L
Reviewed August 24, 2015

Old ruins for free. Get the bus, spend an hour, jump on the next bus. Max 1 hour needed here. They are nothing special, enjoy the hour walking around.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed June 19, 2015

Old ruins for free. If you like history and old ruins, come here. They are nothing special or huge like for excample in southern europe, but you'll see and imagine the humble old Finland. The ruins are scatthered around and you have to walk around...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Tyty_89
Reviewed October 1, 2014

This place could be so much more if the city really tried! What a place for concerts in the old church. Just use some imagination!

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank TomIsaac
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