Vaasa - Pictures

Pictures

  • Korsholm castle as a detail on a map made after 1752. The picture might depict a drawing from the 17th century, but is unreliable as a source. The detailed portal might have some equivalence with reality.

  • Rewell Center

  • Trinity Church (Protestant)

  • Wasaborg

  • Town Square at Winter (night)

  • Panorama of the Town Square at night

  • Town Hall

  • Tritonia, the scientific library

  • University of Vaasa

  • Barracks from the Russian age

  • Court of Appeal, Finland's oldest

  • The Market Hall by night

  • Watertower located in the centre a block from the Town Square

  • St. Nicholas Church (Eastern Orthodox)

  • The ruins of the old St. Maria Church, which burned to the ground in 1852

  • The Church of Mustasaari (Protestant), in Vanha Vaasa

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